Celebrate Halloween! at the Buffalo Zoo 2022
October 8 @ 10:00 am - October 9 @ 4:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween! at the Buffalo Zoo is back with a fang-tastic lineup of family-friendly activities! Collect your favorite Halloween goodies as you make your way through the Trick-or-Treat trail (open 11:00 am–2:00 pm), laugh uncontrollably at the Super Hilarious Magic Shows by Nick Mambretti, and try to find your way out of the corn maze. Little ghouls and goblins won’t want to miss making memories with the characters at our photo spot and complimentary rides on the carousel and train! After working up an appetite, indulge in your favorite fall treats available throughout the Zoo.
Once you’re done with all the Halloween fun, stay and explore! Wish your favorite animals a Happy Halloween and watch as they interact with an assortment of seasonal goodies like pumpkins! Zoo admission is included in the ticket price. This event is designed for children ages 12 and under.
Halloween is for everyone! Boo Bash at the Buffalo Zoo is a trick-or-treat event designed for adults 21 and over (valid ID required). Learn more here.
October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23 from 10:00 am–4:00 pm.
- Trick or Treat Trail is open from 11:00 am–2:00 pm.
- Seasonal animal enrichment will be given to select animals between 11:00 am–2:00 pm.
October 1 & 2: Princesses
October 8 & 9: Sanderson Sisters
October 15 & 16: Marvel Heroes
October 22 & 23: Villains Takeover
Characters provided by A Dream Is A Wish Entertainment.
- $15 for Buffalo Zoo Members (Current, valid membership required. Members must be signed into their account to view and purchase tickets at the member rate.)
- $29.95 Adult Non-Member
- $25.95 Senior Non-Member
- $25.95 Child Non-Member
- Under 24 months FREE
Please purchase Celebrate Halloween! tickets only for those who wish to participate in the Trick-or-Treat trail and complimentary train and carousel rides. All other guests would need to purchase a general admission ticket to the Zoo.
- Admission to the Buffalo Zoo
- A Trick-or-Treat Trail bag
- Goodies from 10 Trick-or-Treat Trail stations
- Complimentary rides on the train and carousel
- Photo opportunities with our characters
- Seasonal activities like the corn maze and access to other curious characters around the Zoo
Celebrate Halloween! at the Buffalo Zoo is a festive event designed to celebrate spooky season. To ensure the best experience please note the following:
Important Information About Ticket Purchase:
NON-MEMBERS: Please purchase Celebrate Halloween! Tickets only for those who wish to participate in the Trick-or-Treat trail and event activities. All others must purchase General Admission tickets to gain access to the Zoo. Children 24 months and under are admitted free but require reserved tickets. Simply select “Member/General Admission Under 24 months” in the Celebrate Halloween! special event ticketing module for each child who meets the age requirement.
MEMBERS: Please purchase Celebrate Halloween! Tickets only for those who wish to participate in the Trick-or-Treat trail and event activities. Your current, valid Membership covers your unlimited admission to the Zoo. Children 24 months and under are admitted free but require reserved tickets. Simply select “Member/General Admission Under 24 months” in the Celebrate Halloween! special event Member ticketing module for each child who meets the age requirement.
Ticket Terms and Conditions
- Pre-paid, non-refundable, non-transferable tickets are required to attend Celebrate Halloween! at the Buffalo 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 Celebrate Halloween! 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.
- Trick-or-Treat Trail is open 11:00 am–2:00 pm. The Zoo is open 10:00 am–4:00 pm.