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Boo at the Zoo, October 28 & 29

October 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - October 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

What: Boo at the Zoo

When: October: 28-29 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Potter Park Zoo

Price: Become a Deluxe or Premium Member today to enjoy FREE admission to this exciting event and unlock a world of exclusive benefits! Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity. Standard admission rates apply for basic members and nonmembers.

Ingham County Resident Adult – $8.00

Non-Resident Adult – $15.00

Ingham County Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00

Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $13.00

All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00

All Children Under 3 – FREE

*Activity tickets and/or wristbands will be available for purchase just inside the admissions gate and at cider and donuts.

Get Tickets Here

Boo at the Zoo is back, and it’s spookier than ever! 🍬🕷️

Gather the whole family, slip into your most bewitching Halloween attire, and join us for a delightful stroll through Potter Park Zoo. Venture through a wonderland of beautiful fall hues, as the creatures of the zoo become part of your Halloween adventure. It’s a spellbinding experience that combines the animal kingdom’s magic with the season’s thrill.

Hoots, howls, and spooky delights await you at every turn – so join us for a Halloween extravaganza that’s unlike any other. Get ready to make memories, share laughter, and celebrate the spooktacular spirit at Boo at the Zoo!

While we’re currently in Phase Three of our asphalt replacement project, we want to assure you that it won’t haunt your experience. All of our thrilling activities and attractions will be up and running!

Click HERE for more details about the project and how it might affect your visit.


Here’s a sneak peek at what we have in store for you:

Hay Bale Maze (Free): Get lost and find your way out in our friendly hay bale maze – fun for all ages!

Candy Stations (Free): Treat your sweet tooth at our candy stations, where you can indulge in a variety of delightful treats.

Daily Costume Parade (1:30 p.m.): Show off your fantastic costumes in our daily parade and join the fun!

Entertainment Galore: Experience thrilling hula hooping, enchanting bubbles, and meet beloved Disney characters. Saturday, Oct. 28, encounter the Sanderson sisters followed by Aurora and Maleficent Sunday, Oct. 29.

​*Activity tickets and wristbands will be available for an additional purchase. The activities that are available for tickets and wristbands include:

Inflatable Zone: Bounce, jump, and play to your heart’s content in our inflatable wonderland.

Glow Light Room: Step into a mesmerizing world of neon and glow as you explore our captivating Lightroom.

Hay Ride: Take a relaxing hayride through our charming autumn landscape, perfect for enjoying the fall colors.

Cider and Donuts: Savor the flavors of the season with delicious cider and mouthwatering donuts.

Thankful November – Part 1: Celebrating Volunteers

As November unfolds, we’re taking time to express our gratitude. Today, we’re shining a spotlight on our incredible volunteers who dedicate their time, passion, and energy to make our zoo a better place for all. Your unwavering support and hard work are invaluable, and we couldn’t do it without you! Thank you for making a difference and being a vital part of the Potter Park Zoo family.

Thankful November – Part 2: Community Connections

Our vibrant community is a crucial piece of the Potter Park Zoo puzzle. We’re immensely thankful for the support and enthusiasm that you bring to the zoo every day. Whether you’re a regular visitor, a neighbor, or a partner in conservation, your presence and involvement mean the world to us. Thank you for being a part of our extended zoo family!

Thankful November – Part 3: Cherishing Our Animal Ambassadors

Each day, our animal residents captivate us with their beauty, spirit, and unique personalities. This November, we’re giving thanks for these incredible creatures who inspire our commitment to wildlife conservation. They teach us about the wonders of the natural world, and we’re truly grateful for the privilege of caring for them.

Thankful November – Part 4: Honoring Our Dedicated Team

Behind every successful day at the zoo is an extraordinary team of dedicated individuals. We’re so grateful for our zookeepers, educators, administrators, and every member of our staff. Your passion, hard work, and unwavering commitment to our mission are what make Potter Park Zoo a place of wonder and learning. Thank you for all that you do!

Stay tuned throughout November as we continue to express our gratitude for the pillars of our zoo community! 🍂🐾 #ThankfulNovember #Gratitude #Community


October 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm
October 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm