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Boo at the Zoo Logo

sponsored by Mars Wrigley

Friday, October 23, 2020 to Sunday, October 25, 2020
  • An illustration of an owl saying, "Whoo," and a ghost saying, "Boo" with the text "Boo at the Zoo, sponsored by the Mars Wrigley"
  • A woman holding an umbrella decorated to look like a jellyfish walks down a path at the Smithsonian's National Zoo during the Boo at the Zoo event
  • little boy dressed as cowboy
  • A child dressed in a red costume and face mask holds a trick-or-treat bag as he heads down a bamboo-lined path at the Smithsonian's National Zoo for Boo at the Zoo. He's followed by other children and adults dressed in costumes
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Boo at the Zoo

sponsored by Mars Wrigley
Mark your calendars for Boo at the Zoo on Oct. 23, 24 and 25. Take a look at last year's highlights below, and check back soon for 2020 event details and ticket information.

The spooky season is almost here! Kids can go trick-or-treating at the wildest spot in town during Boo at the Zoo. Celebrate Halloween early with more than 40 treat stations, a dance party and kids' karaoke. This frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family.

Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors