Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo

Sat Oct 1, 2022
9:00am to 5:00pm CT
All ages
Free with Zoo admission

This event at the Houston Zoo is one of the most fun family-friendly Halloween events around town. It's packed with spooktacular fun you don't want to miss, like the Pumpkin Lantern Tunnel, Scary-Go-Round, an interactive dance floor, and more.

Costumes are encouraged, however they must be appropriate for ghouls of all ages.

Adults are welcome to come in costume, but they must be family-friendly and eyes need to be visible. The Houston Zoo reserves the right to deny entry in the event of an inappropriate costume.

Restricted items include but are not limited to:

  • Toy weapons of any kind (swords, knives, galactic blasters, etc.)
  • Fireworks of any kind
  • Excessively gory or non-family friendly props or items
  • Inflatable objects and costumes
** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo - 5:30 PM Pick
Holidays at Moody Gardens
Moody Gardens - various times Pick
Santa's Wonderland
Santa's Wonderland - various times Pick
Tyke Hike at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center - various times Pick
Christmas at Old Time Christmas Tree Farm
Old Time Christmas Tree Farm - 9:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides