Boo at the Zoo

Visit Oakland Zoo for our annual Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo!

Stroll the Zoo in costume and collect yummy treats. Ride the spooky boo train and join the dance party. Plus, get your face painted, make treats for the animals, and see how the animals at Oakland Zoo celebrate Halloween. Kids in costumes receive a free ride ticket.

Date and Time

Saturday, October 24 and Sunday October 25 from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Cost and Fees

Event included with regular Zoo admission. Parking Fee: $9.00 for non-members. FREE for members.


Zoo Wide Event. Please park in either the Upper Parking Lot or the Lower Parking Lot and proceed to the nearest entrance. Look for tables/booths spread out along the Zoo's pathways.


Registration is not required.


Contact: General Zoo Information
Phone: (510)632-9525

Additional Program Information

Please visit our event webpage for more detailed information.


Press Releases

Newsletter/Annual Report