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SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS OCTOBER 2 - 31 INCLUDING MONDAY, OCTOBER 11
TICKETS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE RESERVED IN ADVANCE.
FREE FOR MEMBERS.
Our annual family-friendly Halloween tradition is back at the Bronx Zoo. Come dressed in your Halloween best and enjoy!
Boo at the Zoo Activities
Our popular magician is back with an animal-inspired magic & mind reading show, sure to thrill and delight the entire family.
Grizzly Corner, every 30 min. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Watch as expert artists create giant animals out of pumpkins. Shout out your favorite species during speed carves and see if they can create it!
Giraffe Corner, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Speed Carving: 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Enjoy Halloween treats and discover some of our animals’ favorite snacks along the way.
Mouse House Lawn, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Delight in amazing costumed entertainment by our stilt walkers and Halloween-themed puppets. Join in the fun and make sure you’re showing off your Halloween best!
Astor Court, 12 p.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.
A fan favorite returns! Create your own seasonal crafts and take them home to remember Boo at the Zoo.
Walk among hundreds of expertly carved pumpkins and try to find your favorite.
Butterfly Patio, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Stop by the eerie graveyard of animal species that are no longer with us and learn how to prevent extinctions from happening in the future.
Astor Court, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Weave your way through the webs and learn about amazing arachnids. Ideal for kids ages 5 & under.
Astor Court, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Wildlife Witch’s Super Scary Halloween Show
Join the witch and all her creepy crawly friends. The bat, vulture, owl and snake (puppets) have a lot to say about how “creepy” they are in this funny short musical for the whole family.
Astor Court, 10:45am, 11:30am, 12:30, 2:30, 3:15, & 4pm
Don’t be “tricked” by misconceptions about “spooky” animals! Find these animals throughout the zoo and uncover truths about them to become a Master Truth Sleuth!
Get started here!
WCS parks provide families with a safe recreational space. Consistent with NY State/City and CDC guidance: MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS FOR ALL GUESTS over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status.
MASKS ARE REQUIRED OUTDOORS FOR UNVACCINATED GUESTS over the age of 2, in areas where social distancing cannot be maintained.
Due to NYC Executive Order No. 225, all guests 12 and older must show proof of vaccination (at least 1 shot) to enter indoor exhibits.
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*Offer valid for Bronx Zoo Admission Child Ticket (Ages 3-12) only. Must purchase one (1) adult ticket per transaction. Not applicable towards prior purchases; no cash back or credit will be issued. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Discount code must be entered at the time of checkout. Online transactions only. Offer ends 10/31/21 at 11:59pm. All sales final. No refunds.