Come celebrate Halloween and the fall season with the Zoo’s 35th annual ZooBOOO! Festival!

The Maryland Zoo (1 Safari Place Baltimore) hosts ZooBOOO! 2018 this Friday Oct 26, Saturday Oct 27 and Sunday Oct 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bring the entire family out to enjoy games, prizes, contests, live entertainment and FREE trick-or-treating!

Don’t miss the “not-so-spooky” hay maze, super fun inflatables, free crafts and fun animal entertainment!

Parents and kids of all ages are encouraged to bring trick-or-treat bags and wear costumes! If you forget your costume, face painting will be available for a small additional cost.

ZooBOOO! is a rain or shine event and free with Zoo admission. Admission cost for adults (ages 12-64) is $19, children (ages 2-11) are $15, seniors (65 and over) are $16 and children under 2 are free! For more information about membership and to purchase tickets, visit

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