October 20, 21, 27 and 28
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It’s that time of year when Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns! Sample treats throughout the Zoo, and enjoy the sights, characters and adventures of the whimsical Zoo Boo Town on four magical days with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Don’t forget your costume!
Even the animals join the fun during Boo at the Zoo! Find out when your favorite Zoo animals are getting Halloween surprises – all animal activities will be listed on the back of the daily map.
Monster Mash Disco Sponsored by Metro by T-Mobile
Boogie down with DJ Willy Wow at the Ford Pavilion.
Kids’ Crafts – 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (while supplies last)
Pop by Ford Pavilion to make a fun, Halloween-themed craft.
Carnival Games – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Try your luck with fun Halloween themed carnival games on Grand Patio.
Costume Parade – 1:30 pm daily
Show off your costume during the Boo Town Costume Parade at 1:30 pm daily – meet on Grand Patio to join the parade! Open to all ages!
Candy Thief Patrol* – 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Help us catch the Candy Thief while riding along on the Boo train! *Purchase of train tickets required
Pumpkin Carving Demo – 10/27 & 10/28
Watch pumpkins come to life through the expert carving skills of artist Lundy Cupp
Strolling Characters – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Keep an eye out for special characters roaming the main path. Perfect for a photo op.
Special characters include:
- Return of the 501st Georgia Garrison! Atlanta’s favorite Stormtroopers and Star Wars characters will be joining us this year for Boo at the Zoo weekends.
- Saturday, 10/20: Ahoy! Meet a real-life pirate from the Atlanta Pirates Guild.
- Sundays, 10/21 & 10/28: Hang out with superheroes, princesses and other favorites from