Spectacled Bear

Spectacled Bear

The spectacled bear gets its name from the distinctive rings of white or beige fur around its eyes. These markings stand out against the rest of the bear, which is usually black or dark brown, and look like eyeglasses (or spectacles).

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Catering at the Zoo

Saturdays & Sundays
October 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2017
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
  • Monster Mash Dance Party
  • 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

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