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Boo at the L.A. Zoo


Our spooky and safe family festivities were such a spine-tingling success last year, we’re bringing back the ghoulishly good times the whole month of October!

At the L.A. Zoo, enjoy treats for the imagination, with spooky “super natural” caves, choose-your-own animal adventures, and up-close critter encounters daily.

  • Explore the Zoo’s darkest caves and learn about the “super natural” powers of animals and how they adapt at night through the use of their senses.
  • Choose your own adventure to meet the most mysterious, mystical and fearsome animals at the Zoo!
  • Touch scaly and crawly creatures at special Animals & You stations.

Every weekend in October, experience special frights and delights, including live music, storytelling, fun photo opportunities, jack-o-lantern carving demonstrations, costumed characters, crafts and more. Some of our animals will even join in the fun, with a special feast of beastly treats all their own.

Every Saturday and Sunday in October:

  • Create black bat and spider-themed crafts
  • View tigers, elephants, orangutans, jaguars, and other Zoo residents tasting their own delicious treats
  • Explore the dead of night through a “Graveyard Safari” to discover creatures that emerge in the dark corners of Los Angeles
  • Watch pumpkin carving demonstrations
  • Meet a spooky cast of wandering costumed characters
  • Take in the “Campfire Cathy” interactive, animal-themed musical show in our Adventure Theater
Boo at the L.A. Zoo is proudly sponsored by the 99 Cents Only Stores
Boo at the L.A. Zoo is proudly sponsored by the 99 Cents Only Stores

Event Snapshot

The entire month of October 2015
with added activities on Saturdays and Sundays!

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Free with paid Zoo admission or GLAZA membership

Purchase Admission Tickets

Boo at the Zoo Family PHOTO CREDIT: Tad Motoyama
Trick or Treating will be October 24, 25, and 31

Animal Feedings Schedule:

Saturday, October 3: Lions
Sunday, October 4: Komodo dragons
Saturday, October 10: Jaguars
Sunday, October 11: Elephants
Saturday, October 17: Black bear
Sunday, October 18: Sumatran tiger
Saturday, October 24: Snow leopard
Sunday, October 25: Komodo dragons

candyBoo at the L.A. Zoo Upper-Level Members Preview

GLAZA members at the Family Deluxe level and above have the opportunity to experience Boo at the L.A. Zoo before the Zoo opens to the public. Guest passes will not be honored at this event. To RSVP for this exclusive morning event or upgrade your support in order to attend, please phone 323/644-4770.

October 24 (Saturday)
8:30 – 10 a.m.

Please bring your membership card and valid photo I.D. for admission. Guest passes will not be honored for this event. This event is for Family Deluxe members and higher. Thank you for your GLAZA membership support!

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