Zoo Special Event Calendar

ZooBoo, Week 1

13 nights of fun, fright and good times at ZooBoo

  • Date: -  
  • Location: Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Museum
    2301 Coliseum Parkway
    Montgomery, Alabama 36110
  • Introduction: Zoo Boo is a Halloween-themed, evening event at the Montgomery Zoo filled with horror, thrills, chills, and fun. Ride the Haunted Hay Ride or for the little ones, the Pumpkin Pull, play games, bouncy castles, rides, seasonal concessions, and much more at Zoo Boo.

Zoo Boo is a Halloween-themed, evening event at the Montgomery Zoo that has provided generations of River Region citizens tons of seasonal fun. Join us for 13 nights of horror, thrills, chills, and fun at Zoo Boo.  Climb aboard the thrill ride of a life time Haunted Hay Ride or mosey on over to the Pumpkin Pull for a good, ole fashioned, non-scary, traditional hay ride.  Enjoy games, bouncy castles, rides, seasonal concessions, and much more at Zoo Boo.  Gates open nightly at 6pm, and the first Haunted Hay Ride will pull out at dusk.

Zoo Boo event hours: 
     -- 6pm – 9pm nightly
     -- last admission tickets are sold at 8:30pm

Halloween-themed games and attractions:  Enjoy a vast variety of Halloween-themed games and attractions.  Win prizes, candy, and have a lot of fun.  Great for all ages, boys and girls. Inflatables for the kids to play in and an Education Maze while meeting various animals from the Zoo's Education Department.

ZooBoo admission fees: BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW
ZooBoo admission ticket includes entry, one ride on either the Haunted Hay Ride (scary ride) or the Pumpkin Pull Hay Ride (non-scary), and one sheet of game tickets (10 tickets per sheet). 
-- $17 (ages 3 years old and older) 
     -- $8.50 (for Montgomery Zoo members, ages 3 years old and older) (can only be purchased on-site)
     -- Additional game tickets: $8.50 per sheet of ten(10) tickets (can only be purchased on-site)
     -- Additional ride tickets: $8.50 per ride, per person (can only be purchased on-site)
IMPORTANT ANIMAL NOTE:  ZooBoo is an evening event at the Montgomery Zoo.  All zoo animals will be in their night quarters during the event. During ZooBoo we do feature an Education tent where select animals are on display. 

Save on admission. Download or view the coupon below. Either print or show on a mobile device prior to purchasing your ZooBoo admission tickets at the admissions gate as you check in. Save $1 on ZooBoo admission. 
ZooBoo2019_social coupon
Attention all Zoo members. Members need to remember to bring Montgomery Zoo membership card and photo ID to purchase discounted ZooBoo admission tickets. Due to verification, member discounted admission tickets may not be purchased online. They must be purchased in person at the admissions gate.  

Attention all Zoo members. During night special events like ZooBoo and Christmas Lights Festival, no GUEST PASSES are allowed for entry. Only the people listed on the membership will be allowed entry. During ZooBoo, members receive a 50% discount on admission.  During Christmas Lights Festival, members receive FREE admission; however, if their membership does not include the annual train ride pass, train rides will be an additional fee. 


Thank you to our sponsors and event partners: 
      -- Alabama News Network (WAKA CBS-8, WNCF ABC-32, CW and MeTV)
      -- Bluewater Broadcasting (WBAM 98.9, JAMZ 97.9, THE GUMP 104.9, KISS FM 96.1, NEWS TALK 93.1, YO 100.5 Classic Jamz)

      > Pumpkin Pull partner
           -- Launch Trampoline Park Prattville

      > Haunted Hay Ride partner
           -- All About Towing Montgomery

      Tractors provided by 
           -- Coblentz Equipment & Parts,
           -- Golson Family Farm
           -- SunSouth Montgomery

      Trailers provided by 
           -- Airport Trailer Sales
           -- JM Wood Auction Company

Game and ride sponsors
     -- Adams Drugs
     -- Bath Innovations of Alabama
     -- Burger King
     -- Chick-fil-a @ Eastchase
     -- Chris’ Famous Hot Dogs
     -- Coca-Cola
     -- College Counts - Alabama 529 Fund
     -- John Lee Paint
     -- Metro by T-Mobile
     -- Pizza Perfect
     -- Spire
     -- Subway
     -- Wendy's
     -- JM Wood Auction Company

Special appearances by
     -- October 26: Star Wars characters: 501st Legion Vader's Fist
     -- October 26: MGM Witch Dancers
     -- October 30: Montgomery Biscuits' Big Mo


WANT BE A ZOOBOO VOLUNTEER?  Join us as a volunteer during ZooBoo.   Volunteers have the opportunity to a

  • greeter
  • work a game
  • take tickets,
  • or my favorite, be a monster and scare the dickens out of those people on the Haunted Hay ride.
To register as a ZooBoo volunteer, contact the Zoo's Volunteer Coordinator at (334) 625-4900 or register online now.

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