Five reasons to take your kids to Zoo Boo at the San Antonio Zoo!

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The San Antonio Zoo Boo is back and it’s the best place in town for for kids 12 and under to enjoy non-scary Halloween fun on weekend days through the end of October. I took my little clown to the Zoo to check out this year’s Zoo Boo and all it has to offer. Take a peek at our video tour below and then learn the five reasons we think you should take your kids to Zoo Boo!

1. Zoo Boo is free for members and it’s included in admission for non-members.
Are you a member of the San Antonio Zoo? Then you and your family can enjoy Zoo Boo for FREE! And, for those who are not members, your ticket price includes most Zoo Boo activities like trick-or-treating, hay maze, hay slide, costume contests, Monster Mash, The Mad Science Magic and Mayhem Show, and more. There is a small charge for a few activities for both members and non-members (painting pumpkins, carnival games, the carousel, and the train ride). But the majority of activities at Zoo Boo are included at no additional cost.

2. Zoo Boo runs all day (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) on weekend days through the end of October.
Take advantage of the gorgeous October weather to spend time with your family at Zoo Boo. Now that our hot summer season is over (It is over, right? Please let it be over!), the animals are out and more active than ever. And, Zoo Boo offers so many fun, non-scary Halloween activities for kids 12 and under.

3. There’s trick-or-treating!
Trick-or-treating is from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on weekend days through the end of October. While at the Zoo be sure to pick up your special Zoo Boo trick-or-treat bag at the stations around the Zoo (designated with purple and orange umbrellas). Kids 12 and under can collect candy at 20 trick-or-treat stations throughout the Zoo.

4. Costume contests are offered twice daily.
During Zoo Boo, kids 12 and under can enter costume contests at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

5. Fall and Halloween photo backdrops.
Do you love family photos in the fall? The San Antonio Zoo offers a wide variety of special photo spots that are perfect for fall and Halloween. Be sure to bring your camera to capture your cuties in their costumes.

Here’s where to find the full the schedule of activities for Zoo Boo.

Head to the San Antonio Zoo during any weekend in October for non-scary Halloween family fun!

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