West African Guinea Hog

West African Guinea Hog

Though once popular on homesteads and small farms in the southern United States, Guinea hogs are critically few in number. The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy has placed them under the most endangered heading on the Conservation Priority List.

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Catering at the Zoo

Saturdays & Sundays
October 20, 21, 27 & 28, 2018
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

"Kooky not spooky" Halloween fun in the daytime sun! Come trick-or-treat with the animals! The zoo will be transformed into a bustling bash with hauntingly hilarious activities for kids and families to enjoy. Kids (and parents) - wear your costumes and bring your treat bags or purchase a reusable Halloween bag for $1. Zoo Boo is held rain or shine.

Zoo Boo Activities Include:

  • Trick-or-Treat Stations
  • Visit the Fortune-teller
  • Haunted Hillside at Goblin's Gulch
  • Bubble Man Doug Rougeaux on October 20 & 21
  • American Chemical Society potion demos on October 27 & 28
  • Pumpkin of Pachyderm Proportions
  • Creepy Crawly Animal Encounters and Keeper Talks
  • Cider & Donuts - for purchase
  • Games
  • And Much More!

Zoo Boo Tickets:

Tickets give children access to trick-or-treat stations and activities.

Members: $8 per child - zoo admission is FREE for members

  • Only members may purchase advance sale tickets
  • Tickets are non-date specific and can be used on any Zoo Boo day
  • Members not trick-or-treating (adults & infants) are admitted FREE
    (Become a member now & enjoy all the benefits! Click here for info)
  • Unable to purchase advance tickets? No problem! Tickets are available at the ticket booth on Zoo Boo days
  • We do strongly encourage our members to buy tickets in advance for express entry to this event.

Non-Members: $8 per child - plus zoo admission 

  • Purchase tickets at the ticket booth on any Zoo Boo day
  • In addition to the event fee, non-members pay regular zoo admission
  • Additional discounts do not apply to ticketed/fundraising events in support of the zoo

Zoo Boo is held rain or shine; tickets are non-refundable.

Members: Don't wait in line!
Purchase tickets by clicking the button below,
onsite at the membership desk or by calling
(315) 435-8511 x113.

Activity Schedule

Coming soon

Presented by Dr. Margaret Madonian, DDS, Dentistry for Children


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