BOO at the Zoo!
If you live in Chicago and are not familiar with the Halloween events at our Local Zoo's then get excited because here is all the information you need to know to navigate our local "BOO at the Zoo(s)"
Lincol Park Zoo:
2001 N Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614 (312) 742-2000
October 24th 2015
This years Spooky Zoo Spectacular is complete with Sunny spirits and clever costumes. Thousands of merry masqueraders flock to the free, safe, family-friendly event for trick-or-treating throughout the zoo, music and dancing on the main mall, craft making stations in animal houses and more.
Lincoln Park Zoo is also hosting its first ever Fall Fest!
Lincoln Park Zoo’s first-ever Fall Fest celebrates the changing seasons with a variety of attractions across zoo grounds. The harvest-themed fun includes a corn maze, hay mountain and hay rides, pumpkin patch, Ferris wheel, giant fun slide, pumpkin bounce house, strolling entertainers (including the “world’s tallest scarecrow”) and much more.
Please note: pumpkins will be sold at the pumpkin patch, located next to the Main Mall on the east side of Wild Things! gift shop, from October 1–31.
8400 31st St. Brookfield, Ill. 60513 (708) 688-8000 www.czs.org
Hours: Oct. 17-18 and 24-25, 2015 Admission: Free with zoo admission
The not-so-scary and fun-filled event has something for the entire family to enjoy, including the "Crazy Maize" corn maze, haunted hayrides, the popular "Pumpkin Smasher,” professional pumpkin carving demonstrations, a 1 p.m. Costume Parade followed by the Costume Showcase at 1:30 p.m., scarecrow building, and Zoo Chats about some of the zoo’s creepy critters.
We had a blast at both the Lincoln Park Zoo Fall Fest, and the Brookfield Boo at the Zoo! See "outtakes" from our trips here!
Brookfield Zoo: Boo at the Zoo!
Boo! Its a family portrait!
Mama may have had a little too much fun with the pumpkin carving station!
Our Little Mickey!
Yes that is a real carved pumpkin!
Lincoln Park Zoo Fall Fest
Tractor Hay Rides for the Littles!
And just the cutest little baby squirell ever!