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2019 Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Prepare for over the top fun during our 28th annual Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions with costumed characters, themed rides and carnival games for 18 nights!

Come experience the excitement on Henley Park with our new ride attraction, Spidermania*! Enjoy a new twist to our ghostly Ghoul School performance at the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Wildlife Stage. Listen and be entertained by nightly Bat Keeper Chats. Meet members of our animal family with close encounter Animal Greetings in the Hugh Kaul Plaza and at the Children’s Zoo Barn. Boogie down at the Monster Mash dance party and so much more!

Trick or Treat Lane in Alabama Wilds will be the sought after candy place for anyone with a sweet tooth! Take a wild ride around the Zoo on our Eerie Express Train. Zip down the Spider Slide and spin on the Scarousel for thrills that are sure to entertain children of all ages! Need one more reason to join us? For the first time at the Birmingham Zoo, guests can experience the natural wonder of a massive Orb-weaver spider web in our new Orb-weaver spider habitat located in the Garden Pavilion of Alabama Wilds! To add to the excitement, Boo at the Zoo guests are invited to wear their favorite family-friendly costumes as they partake in the festivities. Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo is one spooktacular event you don’t want to miss!

*Spidermania ride on select nights, please check event dates on Activities Schedule below.

 

WHEN
NOW – October 31

TIME
5:00pm – 9:00pm

 

PRICING *Prices listed are not including tax.
NOW – October 31

  • Non-Members $21 – Rides and Admission
  • Non-Members $10 – Admission Only
  • Members $18 – Rides and Admission
  • Members $8 – Admission Only

*Members will need to register or sign-in at the top of ticketing page to access member discounted pricing.

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

VIP PARKING
Purchase a Premium Parking Space for $10
Parking spaces must be purchased in advance. Guests must have printed parking pass in dashboard of car.

PURCHASE VIP PARKING

 

EVENT MAP
Download the Boo At The Zoo event map and have it on your phone to help you find every fun location during your visit!

BOO AT THE ZOO MAP

 

EVENT ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS
Download the Boo At The Zoo activities and attractions sheet to help you schedule every fun activity during your visit!

BOO AT THE ZOO ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS

 

 

 

 

 


 

ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS SCHEDULE

RIDES *All rides are an additional cost

Scarousel
5:00pm – 8:45pm

Spider Slide
5:00pm – 8:45pm

Eerie Express Train
5:00pm – 8:45pm

Spidermania
Location: Henley Park
NOW – October 31
5:00pm – 8:45pm

DANCING

Monster Mash
Location: Children’s Zoo
5:00pm – 9:00pm

 

CANDY

Trick-or-Treat Lane
Location: Alabama Wilds
5:00pm – 9:00pm

GAMES

Halloween Themed Games & Activities
Location: Henley Park
5:00pm – 9:00pm

STORYTELLING 

Ghoul School
Location: UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Wildlife Stage
6:00pm
7:00pm

Bat Chats & Bio Facts
Location: Bears Pavilion in Alabama Wilds
5:00pm – 9:00pm every night

SPIDERS

NEW! Orb-weaver Spider Habitat
Location: Garden Pavilion in Alabama Wilds
Open until 9:00pm every night – also open during the day for Zoo guests

ANIMALS

Up-Close Animal Greetings
Location: Welcome Plaza
5:00pm – 6:00pm every night

Children’s Zoo Barn
Open until 9:00pm every night

FOOD & BEVERAGES

Nourish 205 Restaurant
Location: Children’s Zoo
5:00pm – 9:00pm every night

Dip n Dots Hut
Location: Henley Park
5:00pm – 9:00pm every night
Serving: Dip n Dots, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Churros, and Funnel Cakes
Bar: Beer, Wine and Cocktails
*Alcoholic Beverages — ages 21 up, must show valid ID

S’mores & More
Location: Children’s Zoo
5:00pm – 9:00pm every night

Side Track Snack Station
Location: Train Depot
5:00pm – 9:00pm every night

SHOPPING

Zoo Gift Shop
Location: Front Entrance
Open every night from 5:00pm – 9:00pm

WEATHER
**Weather Permitting – Boo At The Zoo and all related activities are dependent on weather conditions and are subject to change.

 



Our 28th annual Boo At The Zoo is made possible by our Presenting Sponsor Wells Fargo and Featured Sponsors Publix Super Market CharitiesSpire and Metro by T-Mobile!  Thank you for your generous support!

Details

Date:
October 28
Time:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm