October 12 - 13, 2019
9:30AM - 4:00PM
Costumes, critters, candy, pumpkins. Free with admission.
Best Fall fun ever
Tigers love pumpkins
(So do elephants)
Join us for a fun, fall-themed weekend as our animals experience special pumpkin enrichments. Elephants stomp giant pumpkins, polar bears and otters get icy treats and Herald the dog will lead a costume parade!
Costumes and critters
(The perfect combination)
Wear a costume and save $2 on general front gate admission. Play ghostly games for treats. And look around the Zoo for all our decorations, then vote for your favorite.
and yummy treats.
|10am - 4pm||Pacific Rim Plaza||Guess the Pumpkin Weight, face painting (fee) and pumpkin carver (Sunday)|
|10am - 4pm||Picnic Pavilion||Treats and raffle from the Zoo Society|
|10am - 4pm||South Pacific Aquarium||Weird and wacky trivia|
|10am - 4pm||Rocky Shores||Skull ID game|
|10am - 4pm||Red Wolf Woods||Spider Web Toss|
|10am - 4pm||Asian Sanctuary Dayroom||Create a bat puppet|
|10am - 4pm||Polar bears||Bump in the Night animal sounds ID game|
|10am - 4pm||SE corner of central lawn||Polar bear mascot photo booth ($5 donation)|
|Various times||Asian Forest Sanctuary, Kids' Zone||Animals get pumpkins or Halloween-themed treats|
|10am||Arctic Tundra||Muskox get giant pumpkins|
|11am||Rocky Shores||Sea otters get ice treats, ice, orange and black enrichments|
|11am||South Pacific Aquarium||Sat: Outer Reef sharks get a carved pumpkin stuffed with seafood Sun: Lagoon Feed|
|11:30am||Arctic Tundra||Polar bears get pumpkin ice treats, icing, orange and black enrichments at the Keeper Chat|
|12pm||Wild Wonders Theater||Animal encounter, then costume parade|
|12:30pm||Asian Forest Sanctuary||Tigers get pumpkins with whipped cream at the Keeper Chat|
|12:30pm||Penguin Point||Sat: Penguins get pumpkins, leafy browse or enrichments|
|1pm||Elephants||Elephants get pumpkins to stomp|
|2pm||Puffins||Sat: Seabirds get pumpkins, leafy browse, ice or enrichments|
|2pm||Red Wolf Woods||Keeper Chat: Red wolf pups' first Zoo Boo!|
|2pm||Discovery Hut||Get up close with creepy and crawly bugs|
|2:30pm||Kids' Zone||Meerkats get festive items to play in|
|3pm||Rocky Shores||Walrus farewell keeper chat|
PLUS: Wander the Zoo to spot all our staff decorations, and vote for your favorite! (They'll win the coveted Zoo Boo Trophy.) And don't forget to say goodbye to our walruses Basa and Kulu, moving to San Diego soon.
Thanks to our presenting sponsor