Monday, October 22, 2012

Last Weekend for Boo at the Zoo

Returns to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo

 Celebrate a New York Halloween tradition at WCS’s Bronx Zoo

Safe, family-friendly activities include:

o   The Haunted Habitat Mansion
o   Creepy Hollows Hayride
o   Costume Parade
o   Music, Magic, and MORE
o   Master Carver Pumpkin carving demonstrations 

Boo at the Zoo festivities are still running this coming weekend 10/27 & 10/28!


Boo at the Zoo returns to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo for five full weekends of Halloween-themed family entertainment and activities. Attractions and activities embrace the spirit of the season while highlighting wildlife and conservation.

Annual favorites including a haunted walk-through adventure – The Haunting at Habitat Mansion – and the spooky Hayride through Creepy Hollows headline the festivities and have been enhanced for this year’s Boo at the Zoo. Visitors will enjoy magic shows, musical performances, and costume parades in addition to traditional guest favorites including the hay maze, haunted extinct graveyard and special seasonal craft workshops.

Children 12 and under wearing a Halloween costume will receive free general admission with one paid adult general admission. All Boo at the Zoo activities are included with the price of general admission with the exception of the hayride and haunted mansion.. The Creepy Hollows Hayride and the Haunting at Habitat Mansion walk-through adventure are included with the purchase of a Total Experience Ticket.


From Monday, Sept. 17, guests that purchase four or more Total Experience Tickets online will receive a plush snake hat created in the spirit of Boo at the Zoo. Offer is good while supplies last.

Guests are encouraged to visit for a complete schedule of keeper chats, animal enrichment sessions, and family activities.

As part of our month long Boo at the Zoo ( festivities we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Goosebumps—Scholastic’s bestselling series by fright-master R.L. Stine.

Want more great Halloween fun?

 Ascarium: A Pirate Adventure, brings a new thematic to the NY Aquarium as a part of this season’s Halloween celebration. A range of pirate themed, kid-friendly, not so scary experiences will be part of this year’s festivities to continue the tradition of providing Brooklyn and area families with a great destination for their Halloween celebration.

Ascarium combines the fun of this iconic holiday with the NY Aquarium’s mission of connecting people to wildlife. Ascarium will run weekends in October (October 20-21 and 27-28). ONLY ONE WEEKEND LEFT!

This year’s activities will include:

·         Haunted Seafari; The Tragic Tale of Captain Paul Looter
·         Pirate School!
·         Musical Performance
·         The Sea Gypsies: Dancing Pirate Gypsies
·         Spooky Pirate Storytelling, Mindreading and Juggling
·         Astounding Pirate Feats
·         Pirate Tales
·         Pirate Games of Skill
·         Discover Creatures of the Deep
·         Pirate Crafts
·         4-D Theater -  Curse of Skull Rock
·         Treat Stations

Guests are encouraged to visit for a complete schedule shows and family activities.

Disclaimer: Our blog is participating in a sponsored ambassador program from the Bronx Zoo/NY Aquarium. As a part of this program we have received paid advertising compensation, a premium family membership and merchandise for placement of digital advertisements and specific postings related to programming.


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