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Boo at the Zoo 2023

October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Calling all little ghouls and goblins! It’s time for a fang-tastic evening at the Buffalo Zoo for Boo at the Zoo! Celebrate spooky season with this family-friendly event that features a Trick-or-Treat trail, fascinating Bubble Shows from WOW Party Buffalo, photo opportunities with your favorite characters, special visits from animal ambassadors, and more! Put on your best costume and get here early to show off to your animal friends during this after-hours event, animals are on exhibit until dusk! Purchase your tickets today! 

This event is designed for children ages 12 and under. Last entry is 8:00 pm, with the Trick-or-Treat Trail running until 8:30 pm. 


  • Saturday, October 21 2023, from 5:30–9:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 5:30–9:00 pm 


  • Members: $15 
  • Non-Members: $18 
  • 23 Months and Under: $7 




  • Animals on exhibit until dusk 
  • Goodies from Trick-or-Treat Trail stations 
  • Bubble Shows from WOW Party Buffalo 
  • Ambassador animal meet and greets 
  • Complimentary rides on the train and carousel  
  • Photo opportunities with special characters  
  • Seasonal activities like the corn maze 



Boo at the Zoo is a festive event designed to celebrate spooky season. To ensure the best experience please note the following: 

Ticket Terms and Conditions: 

  • Pre-paid, non-refundable, non-transferable tickets are required to attend Boo at the Zoo. Should a ticket holder be unable to attend, your purchase will be considered a donation. There will be no refunds, nor will tickets be honored at another Boo at the Zoo or year. 
  • Buffalo Zoo Members receive a special member discount. Please bring your valid Buffalo Zoo membership card and identification to the event. A $5.00 per ticket fee is charged for Members who cannot provide a valid Buffalo Zoo membership card and identification. 
  • Member level tickets are non-transferable. The Member’s name must be on all tickets purchased, and the Member must be present with a valid Buffalo Zoo membership card and identification at entry. 
  • This event is held rain or shine. Dates and times are subject to change or cancellation without notice. 


October 28
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Buffalo Zoo
300 Parkside Ave
Buffalo, NY 14214 United States
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(716) 837-3900
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An event at the Zoo is unlike any other!