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Celebrate Halloween with all of your favorite Zoo animals. With ghosts, bats, and witches leading the way, you will be delighted and surprised as you explore the Zoo.

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BOO AT THE ZOO

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FRIDAY - SUNDAY
October 21 - 23, 2022

3 DAYS OF SPOOKY FAMILY FUN AT AUDUBON ZOO

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Celebrate Halloween with your little ghosts and goblins at Boo at the Zoo, benefitting Children’s Hospital New Orleans and Audubon Zoo! This family-favorite Halloween tradition is a daytime celebration providing a safe and enjoyable experience for the whole family!

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MEMBER TICKETS:
CHILDREN: $8
ADULTS: $5

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Memberships are currently 15% off for a limited time.

NON-MEMBER TICKETS:
CHILDREN & ADULTS: $30

FRIDAY - SUNDAY
OCTOBER 21-23

10 AM - 5 PM 
(LAST ENTRY 4 PM)

What to Expect
This daytime celebration will provide fun for the whole family, and some of your favorite Audubon Zoo animals, too – ensuring your experience is full of spooktacular memories! To add to the excitement, guests are invited to dress in their Halloween best! Don’t forget to wear your favorite costume as you partake in the festivities! 

How do I get tickets?
Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance for a specific date, as the event is likely to sell-out. 

What do I do when I get there?
Have your tickets ready for scanning upon arrival. Each guest age 2 and older should have a ticket for entry.

Am I allowed to bring in food and/or beverages?
Outside food and drinks are allowed into the Zoo. Suitcases, backpacks, or coolers (with or without wheels) must not be larger than 28-quart size. One per family. Audubon reserves the right to search coolers and backpacks. Halloween-themed food and beverages, including child-friendly and adult-friendly, will also be available for purchase.

Can I bring a wagon or stroller?
Yes. Wagons, strollers, and wheelchairs are welcome. Guest are encouraged to bring their own.

Are wheelchairs and strollers available for rent?
Yes, a limited number of wheelchairs and strollers are available for rent daily.

Do Audubon Members receive a discount on tickets?
Tickets for Members are available at a special Member price: $8 for kids ages 12 and below, and $5 for those over age 12. 

Before You Arrive

All guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance online for the specific date you plan to attend. Each guest age 2 and up should have a ticket for entry to Boo at the Zoo. Member tickets are available for $8 for kids and $5 for adults. Non-member tickets are $30. Entry for kids age 12 and under includes a trick or treat bag and wrist band which provides access to Boo at the Zoo activities located throughout the Zoo, including trick or treating areas, our maze, haunted house, and more. 


Parking

Parking is available in front of the Zoo, on Magazine Street (both sides), and on the Audubon Park Riverview. To protect the trees in front of the Zoo and ensure that you will be able to safely exit your parking place, please follow all posted parking guidelines/barriers and parking instructions from Zoo security staff.


About the Experience

  • Boo at the Zoo is a family friendly Halloween celebration held October 21-23 during normal Zoo hours, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Members and Non-Members over age 2 are required to purchase a ticket for entry. 
  • Advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended as the event is likely to sell out each day. 
  • Boo at the Zoo will be held rain or shine. 

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EXPERIENCE

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TIPS

SPONSORS

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Peak-a-Boo at the Zoo presented by Chick-fil-A 
New Orleans activities are complimentary for Audubon Members and included in general admission. 

Online reservations required.

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Full Trip Tips and FAQs HERE.
For questions regarding your order, call 1-800-774-7394. For all other questions call (504) 861-2537.

Members can purchase tickets early, August 1–15, 2019.
Be the first to get your tickets! Purchase online or at any Audubon ticket window.

Not a Member? Become one now!

Imaginarium Level Sponsors

Archbishop Chapelle High School

Arden Cahill Academy

Beary Cherry Tree

Carousel Preschool

Creekside Junior High

Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies

Harahan Elementary School

Hard Rock Cafe New Orleans

Hynes Charter School

NOLA Kidsground

St. Christopher School

St. Margaret Mary School

Kiwanis of New Orleans

UTZ Snacks/ Zapp's Potato Chips

Zollipops

SOLD OUT

CANCELLED

If you purchased a ticket for Friday, Oct. 25, it will be honored on Sunday. Oct. 27.

Due to the severe weather, Boo at the Zoo on Friday, October 25 is cancelled.

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We Can't Wait To See You This Year!

Dates Coming Soon!

Boo in a bag! We’ve taken all of the treat stations and combined them into one pre-packaged bag. The festive, pumpkin-shaped bag will be stuffed with candy, snacks, a face mask, and special treats for only $10. Your purchase of a Trick or Treat bag directly supports the children receiving care at Children’s Hospital New Orleans. 

A limited number of bags will be sold each day and must be purchased in advance. Your purchase of a Trick or Treat bag is not a ticket for entrance to Audubon Zoo. Tickets must be purchased or reserved separately.  

TRICK OR TREAT BAGS AVAILABLE!

Don’t miss the chance to take home a photo of your family enjoying Peek-a-Boo at the Zoo! Photos will be taken in front of a festive Halloween display and should be purchased in advance of your visit. Don’t forget to wear your costume! Souvenir photos must be purchased in advance. Your purchase of a Trick or Treat bag directly supports the children receiving care at Children’s Hospital New Orleans. 

Your purchase of a Souvenir Photo package is not a ticket for entrance to Audubon Zoo. Tickets must be purchased or reserved separately.  

SOUVENIR PHOTOS

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Families can join the fun at the Zoo and help save species from home by building their own backyard bat house! Bats are an important part of a functioning ecosystem. Making a bat-friendly place in a backyard supports the essential role bats have in the environment. 

Families can download the project here 
and share their photos on social media using the hashtag #SaveNightPuppies.

PURCHASE SOUVENIR PHOTOS

BATS ARE IMPORTANT

HOW YOU CAN HELP AT HOME

SPONSORS

IN-KIND SPONSORS
Aramark • Augie Leopold Promotional Products - Addy Musso  • Costco Wholesale New Orleans  • Crystal Clear Imaging • Event Producers • Grainger • Pepsi - Luling, LA • Rouses Markets •  Sam’s Club #4775 •  Shipley Do-Nuts Old Metairie • UTZ Pretzels • Walmart Supercenter #489 • Walmart Supercenter #1342 • Zapp’s Chips • Zollipops • #911

TRICK OR TREAT HOUSE SPONSORS

SWEET FRIEND CANDY SPONSOR

HEY BOO! SUPPORT SPONSOR

PEEK-A-BOO SPONSOR

SPOOKY CONCESSIONS

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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT CAME OUT TO CELEBRATE 
PEEK-A-BOO AT THE ZOO! 

10/17 CANDY BAGS ARE NOW SOLD OUT

ALL FIRST WEEKEND TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT

NOTE:  MEMBER TICKETS ARE COMPLETELY SOLD OUT &
GA SOLD OUT FOR  SATURDAY.

Thanks for having a spooktacular time with us at Boo at the Zoo benefiting Audubon Zoo and Children’s Hospital New Orleans! 

Your Zoo visit help your Audubon animals, and Halloween season is the perfect time to take the next step and be superhero for some creatures of the night during Bat Week Oct. 24-31!

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SPOOKY FAMILY FUN AT AUDUBON ZOO

Peek-a-Boo at the Zoo presented by Chick-fil-A New Orleans activities have been adjusted to meet all State of Louisiana COVID safety guidelines. Proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test is not required to visit Audubon Zoo. Per City of New Orleans mandates, however, proof of vaccination or a negative 72-hour PCR COVID-19 test and masks are required to enter any indoor facilities at the Zoo.

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNER

Boo at the Zoo is presented in partnership with Children’s Hospital New Orleans. 

Imaginarium Level Sponsors

Trick-or-Treat House Level Sponsors

Archbishop Chapelle High School

Arden Cahill Academy

Beary Cherry Tree

Carousel Preschool

Creekside Junior High

Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies

Harahan Elementary School

Hard Rock Cafe New Orleans

Hynes Charter School

NOLA Kidsground

St. Christopher School

St. Margaret Mary School

Kiwanis of New Orleans

UTZ Snacks/ Zapp's Potato Chips

Zollipops

Contributions will benefit Audubon Zoo and Children’s Hospital New Orleans, and our shared mission to improve the quality of life for children and families in the New Orleans area. Your support enhances both organizations’ efforts to build a brighter future for our community.

Ghosts & Goblins of All Ages Will  Experience:

  • Unforgettable animal experiences
  • Hauntingly festive décor along the mysterious paths of Audubon Zoo
  • Extinct Species Graveyard where you can pay your respects to species that are no longer with us and learn how to prevent extinctions from happening in the future
  • Festive and seasonal treats
  • Themed photo opportunities
  • Air tattoos
  • Halloween crafts
  • Halloween costumes are encouraged for ALL guests 

BOO-AT-THE-ZOO ADVENTURES

Guests Will Also Experience: 

  • Safe and socially-distanced-friendly Trick or Treating for little ghosts and goblins
  • Create your own seasonal crafts to take home to remember Boo at the Zoo
  • Weave your way through the A-MAZE-ing Maze like a spooky spider 
  • Spooky Haunted House for the bravest guests
  • Food trucks featuring local fare
  • Festive tunes from DJ Jared

Thanks to our generous sponsors of
Boo at the Zoo

TRICK OR TREATING

KIDS 12 AND UNDER
Trick or treating will be available for little ghosts and goblins Friday – Sunday. Children can expect to visit treat stations located throughout the zoo to collect candy made with sustainable palm oil and other treats. Please note, trick or treating is reserved for children ages 12 and under.

Orangutan-Friendly Candy With Sustainable Palm Oil

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Use this guide for your Halloween shopping!These products are produced by companies that are members of the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and are committed to making a difference for wild orangutans and other endangered species by using certified sustainable palm oil.

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