Boo at the Zoo!

Boo at the Zoo

2018 Boo at the Zoo

October 13th & 14th

October 20th & 21st

October 27th & 28th

Local organizations are invited to sponsor a Trick-or-Treat Station and pass out candy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do kids have to wear costumes?
Kids ages 12 and under are encouraged to wear (non-scary) costumes, but it is not a requirement.

Can adults wear costumes?
Adults may wear costumes be we ask that they be family friendly (not scary). And because this event is geared toward families with young children, adults ages 18 and older may not wear masks that cover the face. Weapons or costume items that appear to be weapons are not allowed.

Will the animals be out during Boo at the Zoo?
Yes! Since this event is held from 10am - 5 pm, guests can enjoy all their favorite animals and the Zoo as they would normally.

Do children under 2 years old need a ticket?
No. Children under 2 years old are free for this event. All adults and children 2- 12 years old will need a Boo at the Zoo 2018 ticket to participate.

Can adults trick-or-treat?
No, trick-or-treating is reserved for kids ages 12 and younger.

Will train rides be free during Boo at the Zoo?
No. Boo at the Zoo admission includes the Trick-or-Treat Trail, Bounce Houses, Creepy Crawly Critter Touch Station, Animal Encounters, and Face Painting and Balloon creations. Adventure passes (which include the train ride) can be purchased in advance or the day of the event.

Are we limited to one visit at each station along Trick-or-Treat Trail?
There is so much to see and do during Boo at the Zoo that we ask all guests to complete all stations throughout the Trick-or-Treat Trail only once before exploring the rest of the activities and animals.

Should children bring their own trick-or-treat bags?
No, it is not necessary to bring your own bag. Each ticketed child will receive a festive bag for the Trick-or-Treat Trail upon arrival.

Should I pre-purchase my Boo at the Zoo tickets?
Yes! To save your family time and skip the long lines, we highly recommend that you pre-purchase your event tickets. Pre-sale ticket holders will have a dedicated entrance and no waiting to enter the event, so your experience will be fast and easy to start Trick-or-Treat Trail.

What happens if I pre-purchased my Boo at the Zoo tickets and it rains?
Boo at the Zoo will take place rain or shine. In the event that the Zoo must close due to extreme inclement weather, a message will be posted on the Gulf Breeze Zoo website and we will honor your pre-paid ticket on another event date of your choice.

How do annual member or season pass holders pre-purchase Boo at the Zoo tickets?

Season pass holders may call (850) 932-2229 and purchase over the phone with valid memberships. Or member can purchase Boo at the Zoo tickets in person every day of the week from 9-4pm. Tickets will be held at Will Call for pick up the day of the event.

2018 VIP Sponsors:

mediacom A Time To Dance Across The Board Therapy Group Holley Motorsports, LLC Keller Williams Realty Emerald Coast Titanium Wireless Mary Kay

2018 Table Sponsors:

  • Byers Family
  • Emerald Coast Smiles By Design 
  • FBCN Preschool
  • Gulf Coast Gymnastics
  • In Line Chiropractic and Wellness Center
  • Kids Discovery
  • Lilla Rose
  • Merriment Photography
  • Midway Fire Department
  • ProHealth
  • Peyton Bre
  • Pre-Vet Society of UWF
  • Salz Studio
  • Santa Rosa County Tourism Development Office
  • Seaside Child Development Center
  • Tupperware


 NEW! 6 Days to choose from!

October 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th & 28th

  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Last Admission at 4:00 PM)

  • Regular Admission prices apply
  • $8.00 Season Pass holders
  • Trick-or-Treat Trail is from 10AM-5PM, with admission ending at 4PM