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Tickets Going Fast for Annual Audubon Zoo Halloween Event

October 20, 21, 27 and 28, 2017

It’s time to get your tickets for Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan Subaru, the annual four-night, kids' Halloween extravaganza that benefits Children's Hospital and Audubon Zoo. Event dates are October 20, 21, 27 and 28.

Tickets are $17 per person (adult or child) plus handling fees if purchased online. Adults must purchase tickets as well as all children 12 months or older. Children under 12 months of age receive complimentary admission.

Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan Subaru kicks off on Friday, October 20, with an appearance by the Pop Princesses singing today’s hit songs at the Capital One Performance Pavilion Stage. Guests also can meet the Princesses and the Scallywag Pirate Gang between 7 and 8:30 p.m.

Music and games by Super Star Events will be featured all four nights at the Capital One Performance Pavilion Stage.

Boo at the Zoo is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event that benefits Children’s Hospital and Audubon Zoo. The spooky party is perfect for children up to age 12 and features trick-or-treat houses with candy, a Zombie-themed Ghost Train (which can be scary), a haunted house (scary and non-scary), games, entertainment and more.

All games and treats, except concessions, are included with admission.The spooky party will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. all four nights. Audubon Zoo will close at 3 p.m. each day to prepare for Boo at the Zoo.

Ronald Forman, Audubon Nature Institute President and CEO
"Boo at the Zoo is the best way to enjoy trick or treating in New Orleans and benefit Audubon Zoo and Children’s Hospital. This safe, family-friendly event is a cherished Halloween tradition for families across southeast Louisiana.''  

 
Ronald Forman, Audubon Nature Institute President and CEO

In addition to the opening-night appearance by the Pop Princesses, the 2017 edition of Boo at the Zoo will feature a Laser Tag game and Angry Bird Launchers provided by Games2U Nola, a Monster Maze, inflatables and Star Wars characters on all four nights.

The Gottesman Family Endangered Species Carousel is included in admission.

The fun also includes nightly animal encounters from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and a toddler area featuring live entertainment in Audubon's Cool Zoo (be aware, no water will be running)

All animal exhibits will be closed during Boo at the Zoo.

Contests for best group costume and best stroller/wagon decorations will be held on October 21, 27 and 28. To compete, costumed groups must be a combination of adults and children and must include a minimum of three contestants. For more information on the contests, click here.

There will not be a costume and stroller/wagon decorating contest on October 20.

A limited number of tickets will be sold for Boo at the Zoo each night. Tickets will be honored only for the date purchased.

The event is held rain or shine.Ticket holders who are unable to attend should consider their purchase a donation. There will be no refunds nor will tickets be honored on another night or year.

No outside food or beverages are allowed at Boo at the Zoo. Designated bags will be distributed for children to use for trick or treating.The Ghost Train ride will close at 7:30 p.m. each night.

To purchase tickets and learn about the "print at home'' option, click here

No tickets will be mailed. Tickets also can be purchased at any Audubon attraction, while available. Online ticket sales will close at 4 p.m. on each day of the event. Tickets may be available at the gate.

Boo at the Zoo Entertainment Schedule

Friday, October 20

Capital One Stage

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Pop Princesses performing todays pop songs

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Meet the Scallywag Pirate Gang

7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Meet the Pop Princesses

8:30 - 9:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

Cool Zoo toddler area

Halloween themed music

Saturday, October 21

Capital One Stage

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

7:15 - 7:45 p.m. Costume & Wagon/Stroller contest

8:00 - 9:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

Cool Zoo toddler area

5:30 – 845 p.m. Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue

Friday, October 27

Capital One Stage

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

7:15 - 7:45 p.m. Costume & Wagon/Stroller contest

8:00 - 9:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

Cool Zoo toddler area

Dancing Drum interactive performance

Saturday, October 28

Capital One Stage

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

7:15 - 7:45 p.m. Costume & Wagon/Stroller contest

8:00 - 9:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

Cool Zoo toddler area

5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dancing Drum interactive performance

Audubon Nature Institute

Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of museums, parks and research facilities dedicated to celebrating the wonders of nature. Through innovative live animal exhibits, education programs, and scientific discovery, Audubon makes a meaningful contribution to preserving wildlife for the future. Audubon Nature Institute flagships include Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.