New Orleans,
04
October
2016
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07:17 PM
America/Chicago

Tickets on Sale for Annual Audubon Zoo Halloween Event

Summary

Boo at the Zoo offers four nights of scary fun on October 21, 22, 28 and 29  

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 21, 22, 28 and 29. 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 kicks off on Friday, October 21, with a one-evening-only Marvel® Super Hero Night starring Spiderman, Captain America and Iron Man. A dance party hosted by The Super Stars will be held all four nights on the Capital One Performance Pavilion.

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.

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.

Audubon Nature Institute President and CEO Ron Forman
"Boo at the Zoo is a cherished Halloween tradition for families across southeast Louisiana. There's no better way to enjoy trick or treating in New Orleans while also benefiting Audubon Zoo and Children's Hospital.''  
Audubon Nature Institute President and CEO Ron Forman

In addition to the opening-night appearance by the Marvel® Superheroes, the 2016 edition of Boo at the Zoo will feature a haunted mansion, 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 22, 28 and 29. 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.

The Ghost Train ride will close around 8 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. Online ticket sales will close at 4 p.m. on each day of the event. Tickets may be available at the gate.

Entertainment Schedule

Capital One Stage

Friday, October 21

5:00-5:30 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

5:30-8:30 p.m. Marvel® characters appearance

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

Saturday, October 22

5:00-9:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

Friday, October 28

5:00-9:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

Saturday, October 29

5:00-9:00 p.m. The Super Stars (Music and games)

Cool Zoo toddler area

Friday, October 21

5:45-6:30 p.m. Johnette Downing

6:45-7:30 p.m. Johnette Downing

7:45-8:30 p.m. Johnette Downing

Saturday, October 22

5:45-6:30 p.m. Johnette Downing

6:45-7:30 p.m. Johnette Downing

7:45-8:30 p.m. Johnette Downing

Friday, October 28

5:15-6:30 p.m. Dancing Drums

6:45-7:30 p.m. Dancing Drums

7:45-8:30 p.m. Dancing Drums

Saturday, October 29

5:15-6:30 p.m. Dancing Drums

6:45-7:30 p.m. Dancing Drums

7:45-8:30 p.m. Dancing Drums

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.