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Weekends September 29 - October 28 plus Monday, October 8

Our annual Bronx Zoo tradition is back this year. Plan a trip to see what's new and enjoy yearly favorites, like a spooky hayride or pumpkin carvings. Come dressed in your Halloween best and show it off in the costume parade. Check back soon for full details!

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Event Highlights

Bootoberfest

Enjoy music, lawn games, and seasonal fair that are hallmarks of the season.

Haunted Pirate Hayride Adventure

Take a turn on the hayride featuring skeleton pirates, underwater creatures, and more! Upon exit find your way through the corn maze and enjoy cider and seasonal treats.

Nature Trek

We're hosting special seasonal fun at Nature Trek. Plan a visit and enjoy the day with our expert play partners.


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Magic Shows

Catch one of our animal-inspired magic shows, sure to thrill and delight the entire family.

Extinct Animal Graveyard

Stop by the eerie graveyard of animal species that are no longer with us.

Costume Parade

Show off your Halloween best, or enjoy the sight of costumed stilt walkers as we parade through the zoo.

Animal Treats

Hear from some of our expert keepers and watch as they demonstrate enrichments for animals. Bats, bears, reptiles and more Halloween favorites.

Pumpkin Carving

Watch as our expert artists create giant animals out of pumpkins! Shout out your favorite species and see if they’ll give it a go.

Crafts

Let your inner artist out while creating Halloween inspired crafts to take home.

Bird Meet and Greet*

Mix and mingle with magpies, jays, vultures, owls and more. Don’t miss the chance to see some of your spooky favorites up close!

*All dates except September 30

Mentalism Shows

Our mentalist knows what you’re thinking! See if he can sense favorite places, special moments, and more.

Candy Trail

Trick or Treat! Pick up favorite seasonal Halloween candy, and discover some of our animal’s favorite treats.

WCS Quests

Embark on Activity Trail, a Bronx Zoo Quest, around the zoo and see if you can keep up with our animal staff!


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