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Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions for 16 nights of Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo. New this year, come experience the thrill of the Monster Slide. Fun for all ages, glide past your friends and family on this exhilarating inner tube ride of over 100 feet! Feel the excitement of speed and fun on this amazing new attraction near the Primate Building.
Amber (2) - InstagramBe sure to come dressed in your favorite family-friendly costume to search for Bigfoot on the Sasquatch Hay Ride, take a spin on the Scarousel, participate in animal-themed games at the Creepy Carnival, travel down trick-or-treat lane and more! Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo is one spook-tacular event you won’t want to miss!

Dates and Times:
5pm-9pm: October 3-5, 10-12, 19, 26, 29-30 & November 1
5pm-10pm: October 17-18, 24-25, & 31

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Prices:
Non-members: $8*  -  Members: $6*
Ride tickets: $3.50*
Unlimited attraction wristband: $12*

Attractions:
Monster Slide*, Eerie Express*, Gruesome Golf*, Ghoul School, Sasquatch Hay Ride*, Wildlife Show, Ghost Rollers*, Monster Mash Dance Party, Scarousel*,
Booterflies & Wonderland, Cajun Sadie’s Fortune Telling Adventure*, Creepy Carnival*
And much more!

*Plus tax. The Zoo will close at 4pm each night of Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo. Animals will not be on exhibit during Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo.

 

Take a Ride On the Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari

Take an aerial journey at the Birmingham Zoo on the Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure! This weekend attraction will take you through the treetops of Alabama Wilds as you soar to extraordinary heights reaching 20 feet above ground level. Powered by Red Mountain Park, this attraction is fun for the entire family! Watch below as Rob and Dana from Magic 96.5 take an exhilarating ride on the zipline, and make plans to experience this adventure for yourself!

The Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure is powered by Red Mountain Park. See details here!

Veterans Day 
November 11 veterans day
In honor of this special holiday, all active and retired military personnel and their dependents will receive FREE admission on November 11! Bring your military identification card to take part in all the fun the Zoo has to offer. Ride the train* and carousel,* watch sea lion training demonstrations, feed the lorikeets* and much more! Bring your family and spend this Veterans Day at the Zoo!

*Additional cost.

 

ZooLights LogoSave the Date for the 2014 Wells Fargo Zoolight Safari! Be amazed by over a million lights, holiday music and plenty of festive activities as the Zoo comes alive for 18 nights of holiday-centric fun!

zoolightsDates and Times:
5pm-9pm: December 5-7, 12-14, 18-23 & 26-31

Non-members: $8*
Members: FREE

Ride tickets: $3.50*
Unlimited attraction wristband: $12*

*Plus tax. The Zoo will close at 4pm each night of Wells Fargo Zoolight Safari. Animals will not be on exhibit during Wells Fargo Zoolight Safari.