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October 25-27, 2013
Princesses, mythical creatures, kid-wizards, and other costumed guests are invited to join us at our annual Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. There's no safer or more exciting way for families with children ages 2 to 12 to trick or treat. A ticket is required for all attendees 2 years and older.
Enjoy animal encounters and festive decorations along with your tasty candy and delicious snack foods from more than 30 treat stations throughout the Zoo. Take a ride on our Conservation Carousel! Tricks optional.
To purchase tickets, click here and select date of attendance. Redeem your FONZ member discount by selecting "Got an Offer Code?" under ticket options and enter your FONZ member ID. Members may purchase up to 6 tickets at the member price.
Online and phone ticket sales are coordinated by Ticketmaster and are subject to ticket and transaction fees. Want to skip the fees? Tickets and parking passes are available at the Front Desk of the Visitors Center at the National Zoo from 10AM to 4PM daily.
For questions about ordering tickets, contact the FONZ Membership Office at 202-633-2922. If you have trouble with the link, please refresh the page and try again.
Parking passes for Friday and Sunday are no longer available via Ticketmaster. A limited number of parking passes for Friday and Sunday night are still available for purchase at the National Zoo’s Visitor Center. The Zoo's Connecticut Avenue entrance is equidistant from 2 Metrorail stops. Complimentary shuttle service will be provided to and from Woodley Park Metro station to our Bus Lot area where there is a registration point. There is a Metrobus stop directly in front of the Zoo.
Interested in sponsoring Boo at the Zoo or distributing product samples to nearly 20,000 people? Sponsors receive recognition on all event materials, including cable television spots, invitations, programs, in-park banners, print ads, member newsletter, website, and more. Treat donors receive booth space at the event to distribute products, and recognition in the event program and invitation.
For more information, about sponsorship and product distribution only, contact Jackie Vinick at 202.633.3046 or by email.