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Boo at the Zoo

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 24, 2021

Halloween Spooktacular Boo at the Zoo Milwaukee County Zoo
In 2021, Boo at the Zoo will once again be a re-imagined 1.5-mile drive-thru Halloween experience. Guests will ride on Zoo pathways through themed areas, carved pumpkins, light shows and enjoy Boo at the Zoo all from the comfort of their cars.
What to know about the 2021 Boo at the Zoo:
? Enjoy the merry-not-scary decorations, light shows and pumpkins as you drive-thru the Zoo (the second time in Zoo history!)
? October 14 – 17 and 21-24 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
? There will be timed entry every 30 minutes  (Last cars will enter at 9:00 pm)
? Tickets available September 15, 2021 – must purchase tickets online in advance
? $55/Carload, $50/Zoo Pass Members (*A carload is the number of people which cannot exceed the number of seatbelts.)
? This special event directly supports the 2,000+ animals in ZOO care.
? Animals are not viewable during this event.

? Tickets are limited! Purchase them HERE.
? New this year!  Guests can trick-or-treat from their vehicles!  Tasty treats will be handed-out along the route.

What to know about the Zoo Safety Protocols:

They continue to follow safety protocols to help protect guests, staff and animals. Here are a few quick reminders as you plan your visit:

  • Masks are no longer required outside, but they are required in buildings (ages 3+)
  • Physical distancing is strongly recommended both indoors and outdoors.
  • You can find more detailed information here.

These animal buildings are open at 100% capacity:

  • Apes of Africa
  • Aquatic & Reptile Center
  • Giraffe Building
  • Family Farm Dairy Complex
  • Elephant Care Center / Conservation Outpost

These animal buildings are open at limited capacity:

  • Aviary – 75%
  • Big Cat Country – 75%
  • Small Mammals Building – 50%

Lake Country Family Fun went to the Boo at the Zoo in 2020. Check out our fun via Facebook or Instagram. We also went in 2018 – when it wasn’t a drive thru. Check that out HERE.


October 15
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Milwaukee County Zoo
10001 W Bluemound Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226 United States
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