Boo In The Zoo

Our annual Boo in the Zoo is a family friendly celebration filled with some of your most loveable cartoon characters, trick-or-treat stations, costume contests, pony rides, games, inflatables, and much more! This non-scary Halloween event is sure to have the whole family talking for years to come.


  • Character Encounters
  • Scavenger hunt through the Zoo
  • Animal enrichment activities
  • Trick-or-Treat around the Zoo
  • Costume Contest
  • Over 20 Games
  • Pony Rides
  • Hay Rides
  • Bounce Houses
  • Carousel Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Creepy Crawlie Exhibit
  • Floating Magic Shows
  • Enjoying the Zoo!



Extras available for purchase
  • Wild Burger
  • Dippin’ Dots Cart
  • Snack Carts
  • Boo in the Zoo T-Shirts 
    • $18 Adult Sizes
    • $15 Youth Sizes


WANT TO BE A SPONSOR? We'd love to have you! Boo in the Zoo sponsorship levels range from $350-$1,000 to help cover the cost of the event and all event activities. Sponsor exposure will include logo placement on zoo website and all event marketing materials, over 8,000 attendees, recognition in the zoo's official press release and ChattaZooga Magazine, and more! Sponsorships available now! Email  

WANT TO VOLUNTEER? We’d love to have your help! Volunteers will be asked to work from 4:30 pm to 9 pm each night. To sign up, click HERE

Zoo Pumpkin Patch!

All Zoo fans are encouraged to decorate a pumpkin, or two, and donate it to the Zoo for it to be displayed during our annual Boo in the Zoo event! Pumpkins can be all shapes and sizes, and decorated with paint, carvings, buttons, glitter, and more! Pumpkin drop-off is during normal operating hours (9am-5pm) from October 16th -20th. Help us decorate the Zoo for the most spooktacular event of the year!


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A Special Thanks To Our Sponsors