Nashville’s littlest ghosts and goblins are invited to don their favorite costume for Boo at the Zoo, presented by The Children’s Hospital at Centennial.
Join us for 10 nights (5-9 pm) of delightfully frightful fun during our annual Halloween tradition!
Tickets include : trick-or-treating, carousel rides, hayrides and more.
Additional fees apply for Soaring Eagle zip line* and concessions.
*Unlimited Ride Pass holders will be able to enjoy free rides during the event.
- Tickets are required for ALL guests, including kids under 2
- You MUST bring your ticket to enter the event (tickets can be printed or shown on a smart phone)
- Tickets are transferable. You can give your tickets to someone else; you do not need to notify us.
Maximum flexibility, maximum fun!
Zoo Members: $12 | Non-members: $15
Children under age 2: Free
- Each ticket admits one person for one night of the event (any date)
Buy Any-Night Tickets
First Weekend Special
Beat the crowds & save!
Zoo Members: $10 | Non-members: $13
Children under age 2: Free
- Only valid on October 14, 15 and 16
- Can be upgraded to Any-Night Tickets after 10/16
- No refunds or rainchecks
Buy First Weekend Tickets
What merry adventures await you this year?
FALL FESTIVAL FIELD
Experience a fall festival like no other! Our Festival Field features carnival games, bounce houses, dance parties, carousel, corn pit and more. Don’t miss the Howl-O-Ween Hayride, which takes riders on a trip through the Zoo’s backroads to uncover magical scenes, festive friends and a stop through our famous Bubble Tunnel.
Story Tail Treat Trail
Take a walk around Zoo trail and uncover festive treats around every corner. Our candy selection is palm oil-free and includes favorites like M&M’s, Sweet Tarts, Skittles and more.
Get your picture taken with a princess, meet our talking pumpkin and enjoy animal shows and other entertainment at this special interactive area.
Designed for the super brave, spooky tales and scary surprises await. Take a Dying Traditions home tour and learn superstitions of the Victorian Age or visit the Haunted Barn and brave the zombies that have taken over.
Know Before You Go
ANIMALS YOU'LL SEE
Expect to see these animals as you stroll along the candy trails:
- Africa Field - open until 8:30 p.m.
- Shell Station- open until 7:30 p.m.
- Flamingo Lagoon- open until 8:30 p.m.
THE SCARE FACTOR
After dark, these areas may be a little scary for very young
- Troll Bridge
- Vortex Valley
- Howl-O-Ween Hayride
These areas can be scary for young
- Frightful Farm
- Haunted Barn
- Dying Traditions & Superstitions Historic House tour
Food & Drink
There will be food and beverage available for purchase during the event, but you are welcomed to bring in outside food and drink.
Beat the Crowds
The last weekend of Boo at the Zoo is certainly the busiest. Beat the heavy crowds and bring the family to the first weekend of Halloween festivities and take advantage of the First-Weekend Special!
Regardless of which day you come, arrive early! Gates will open at 5 p.m.
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