Boo at the Zoo

Peggy@99-1 welcomes the return of Boo at the Zoo at the Assiniboine Park Zoo from October 6th – 29th!

The Zoo has been transformed into a spooky, spell-tacular Halloween spectacle!  

Boo at the Zoo features a curious cast of costumed characters, rides, games, treats, breathtaking performances, and jaw-dropping displays.

October 6 – 29

Boo at the Zoo takes place in the evening after the Zoo closes. 

Tuesday – Thursday | 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm (final entry 8:00 pm)
Friday – Saturday | 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm (final entry 9:00 pm)
Sunday | 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm (final entry 8:00 pm)
Monday | closed

Tickets for Boo at the Zoo are date and time specific. Purchase tickets in advance online or at the Zoo entrance during daytime hours. Rides and games are inlcuded with your ticket.

All Ages 3+: $16.50 + GST
Children 2 and under: FREE

Weather Policies and Closures:

Boo at the Zoo will proceed rain, snow, or shine.

The Zoo will only be closed in the case of extreme weather. While the event remains open, midway rides may close temporarily in the event of high winds or rain. Notices regarding Zoo closures will be posted here by 2:00 p.m. on the day of the closure. Ticket holders that have purchased online will be contacted by e-mail.

New and Improved for 2023

Boo at the Zoo is back better than ever! Here’s some changes you can expect on your visit to our creepy carnival:

New Route: The event route has been expanded and modified to create a loop through the Zoo. No more dead ends!

Smaller Crowds: Capacity for this event has been reduced by over 15%, with no entries later than two hours before the end of each night. Expect smaller crowds and more time to enjoy the event.

More Performances: Performances from our fabulous fire dancers, amazing aerialists, and street spectacle will be in convenient locations, and more frequent with new performances beginning every 30 minutes.

New Photo Ops: New photo and selfie stations are sprinkled along the loop so you can capture new, spooky moments with your group!

Improved Experience: Trusted staff members will help manage ride lines to ensure you have a spectacular visit.

Online Game Experience: Track your game play online and collect your prize at the end of your evening.

Expect More Surprises! You’ll meet new characters, enjoy a different assortment of rides and games, and explore new mysterious displays!