*Gates open at 6PM, Pumpkin Nights trail opens at 6:30PM, last entry 9PM.

Enjoy treats, games, and live pumpkin carving demonstrations starting at 6PM.

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Bronx Zoo Pumpkin Nights, an ALL NEW nighttime family Halloween event, will take place on select evenings this fall! Follow an animal-themed illuminated jack o’lantern trail and learn about animal behavior after dark, plus enjoy games and treats.

This event does not include animal exhibits. All animal exhibits close at the end of daytime park hours.

Oh My Gourd, That’s a Lot of Pumpkins

Pumpkin Nights will feature gorgeous scenes of more than 5,000 illuminated pumpkins, together with atmospheric sounds and colored lights, to provide a festive family atmosphere as you follow a half-mile trail to holiday excitement right here in NYC.

Halloween, Bronx Zoo-Style

Watch Pumpkin Carvers

Watch as expert pumpkin carvers create amazing animal images.

Get your game on

...with family-favorite outdoor games.

Did somebody say treats?

A variety of popular local food trucks will be on-hand, and treats and refreshment will be available for purchase.

Your ticket supports the Bronx Zoo’s mission to conserve wildlife and wild places locally and around the globe.

Get ready for a night of jack o'lanterns, games, refreshments, and seasonal family adventures.

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This event does not include animal exhibits. All animal exhibits close at the end of daytime park hours.

WCS Members receive a 40% DISCOUNT on Pumpkin Nights tickets!

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Daytime Halloween Fun

Boo at the Zoo

Don’t forget to join us during the daytime hours for Boo at the Zoo, our annual family-friendly Halloween tradition on select dates from September 30 through October 29.

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