Boo at the Zoo
Boo at the Zoo is Washington DC's favorite Halloween treat. With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats, and decorated trails, this frightfully fun evening is a treat for the whole family.
With treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats, and decorated trails, this frightfully fun evening is a treat for the whole family. An entertainment stage will feature magicians, jugglers, and a DJ spinning Halloween favorites. Don't miss a themed hay maze and scarecrow field.
Boo at the Zoo is held rain or shine. Don’t forget your costume!
Superheroes, zombies, and princesses will all enjoy:
A commemorative Boo at the Zoo trick-or-treat bag
40+ treat stations
Animal experiences and Zoo education stations
Rides on the Speedwell Conservation Carousel (additional charge)
After-hours access to animal houses and exhibits, including:
- Small Mammal House
- Great Ape House
- Reptile Discovery Center
- Think Tank
- Great Cats Circle
- Elephant Community Center
- Kids Farm
- Bird House
- Asia Trail (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat will be closed)