Boo at the Zoo, Fort Worth Zoo, photo by Jeremy Enlow

Photo courtesy of Jeremy Enlow


October 28, 2022 to October 30, 2022


Fort Worth Zoo View map
1989 Colonial Parkway,
Fort Worth, TX, 76110

Additional Information

  • Website:
  • Line/Box Office Phone: 817/759-7555
  • Cost: Free with admission: $18 for adults; $14 for seniors 65 and up; $14 for children ages 3–12; under 3 free. $5 parking.
  • Ages: All ages


Enjoy treat stations, themed entertainment, animal shows and more. This festive daytime event is free with Zoo admission or membership and packed with fun for the whole family. Purchase your general admission tickets beginning Sept. 30, 2022, for entry into Boo at the Zoo. General admission tickets are valid for one visit within 30 days from date of purchase.

Boo at the Zoo is a family-friendly event; all costumes must be appropriate for all ages. For everyone’s safety, all adults (ages 13 and older) must leave their faces clearly visible and identifiable at all times – adults in heavy makeup or full-faced costume masks will not be allowed into the Zoo.

Trick-or-treat at treat stations located throughout the Zoo are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
-Treat stations require a treat coupon
-One coupon = four pieces of pre-mixed candy
-Zoo guests and members receive six Boo at the Zoo treat coupons per admission ticket/Zoo membership
-Treat coupons may be redeemed at any treat station
-For those with special dietary needs, look for the non-candy treat station designated on the map.
- Additional Boo at the Zoo treat coupons may be purchased ($3 for six coupons) at the Zoo entrance, Safari Traders, Ocean Traders and the General Store in Texas Wild!

Boo at the Zoo Entertainment

The Bubble Wizard – Don’t you wish you loved anything as much as children love bubbles? This is a whole show full of bubble tricks sure to delight guests of all ages.
10:30am, noon, 1:30pm, 3pm, Special Events Pavilion

Hoo-Booville – In this festive show these friendly scarecrows are ready to have some fun with music, marionette puppets and magic.
11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm, 3:45pm, Texas Town in Texas Wild!

Renfield the Bat – You’ve never met a more fun bat! Renfield will have the kids up, movin’ and groovin’.
11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm, 4pm,, Special Events Pavilion

Zoo Wars: Rise of the Zookeeper Animal Stage Show – Every jedi needs a furry or not-so-furry sidekick!
Noon, 1:30pm, 3pm, Outdoor Learning Theater

Magical Monster Mash – This Halloween show includes magic, music and audience participation.
10:30am, noon, 1:30pm, 3pm, The Reserve

Pumpkin Patch – Be sure to take a gander at this gourdeous gathering of pumpkins painted by local residents and Zoo staff.
10am–5pm, Waterfowl Walk, across the main path from MOLA

Strolling Characters – Keep an eye out for special, beloved characters roaming the main path. Perfect for a photo op!
10am–5pm, along Zoo main path

Razzmajazz – Try not to tap your toes and smile when you hear the happy sounds of this brass trio.
11am–2pm, along Zoo main path

Chalk Obstacle Course – Hop, skip, jump and spin your way through the course.
10am–5pm, Special Events Pavilion

The Craft Patch – Spend some time making a Halloween-themed craft with the kids
10am–2pm, Picnic Outpost

Bone Rattler Express* – Listen to some Halloween ditties and spot some spooky sights as you ride the rails. One-way tickets are $4 ($3 for Zoo members).
10am–5pm, Safari Depot and Texas Depot

Kooky Carousel* - The carousel animals have magically turned themselves around. Take a backward ride, if you dare! Tickets are $4 per ride ($3 for Zoo members).
10am–5pm, Texas Town, across from the train depot

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