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Tickets on Sale for Boo at the Zoo

Through Aug. 31, Boo at the Zoo tickets are available at a discount!

There’s still time to get discounted 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.

Boo at the Zoo is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event for children up to age 12, featuring 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.

Through Aug. 31, Boo at the Zoo tickets are available for $15 per person (adult or child), plus handling fees if purchased online. Beginning Sept. 1, tickets are $17 per person (adult or child).

Event dates are October 20, 21, 27 and 28. Adults must purchase tickets as well as all children 12 months or older. Children under 12 months of age receive complimentary admission.

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

Tickets also can be purchased at any Audubon attraction. Online ticket sales will close at 4 p.m. on each day of the event. Tickets may be available at the gate if that night's event is not sold out.

The spooky party will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. all four nights. Audubon Zoo will close at 3 p.m. each day to prepare for Boo at the Zoo.

In addition to nightly live entertainment, Boo at the Zoo features a haunted mansion, a Laser Tag game and Angry Bird Launchers, a Monster Maze, inflatables and Star Wars characters on all four nights.

Rides on the Gottesman Family Endangered Species Carousel are included with 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).

The Ghost Train ride will close around 7:30 p.m. each night. 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.

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.

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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 Special Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.