Bronx Zoo: Boo at the Zoo

Sat Sep 30, 2023 - Sun Oct 29, 2023
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Repeating every week — Sundays, and Saturdays through October 29, 2023.
Also on October 9, 2023.
11:00am ET
Age: All
Price: Free with Zoo Admission
The Bronx Zoo
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Trek the candy trail, explore an extinct animal graveyard, and take in pumpkin carving demos as the Bronx Zoo's annual Halloween tradition returns, bringing with it tons of family-friendly activities. Costumes are welcome.

Special treats this year include:

Magic & Mind Reading
A fan-favorite magician returns with an animal-inspired magic & mind reading show, sure to thrill and delight the entire family.
Giraffe Corner, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

Pumpkin Carving Demos
Watch as expert artists create giant animals and intricate scenes out of pumpkins.
Dancing Crane Plaza, 11am-4pm
Speed Carving: 11:30am & 2:30pm

The Wildlife Witch’s Super Scary Halloween Show
Join the witch and all her creepy crawly friends. The bat, vulture, owl and snake (puppets) have a lot to say about how “creepy” they are in this funny, short musical for the whole family.
Asia Plaza Theater, 10:45am, 11:30am, 12:30, 2:30, 3:15, & 4pm

Costume Parade
Amazing costumed entertainment by stilt walkers and Halloween-themed puppets. Watch the parade or join in the fun and make sure you’re showing off your Halloween best!
Astor Court, 12pm, 1pm, & 2pm

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photo by Julie Larsen Maher

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.