Zoo Boo | Kids Out and About Houston

Zoo Boo

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sun, 10/31/2021
We’re inviting all little ghouls and goblins to celebrate fall festivities at the Houston Zoo for our month-long Zoo Boo presented by LyondellBasell!

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email mindy@kidsoutandabout.com so we can update it immediately.

Costumes are strongly encouraged, and guests will have plenty to experience, including: 

  • Visit our Giant Pumpkin presented by LyondellBasell, Spooky Train sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital, and the Carved Pumpkins sponsored by Frost Bank
  • Experience our new Lantern Tunnel between the lions and tiger exhibits
  • Our Wildlife Carousel transforms into a spooktacular Scary-Go-Round 
  • More than 10 different Instagrammable photo options throughout the Zoo, including a new Harvest Barn photo op across from our vultures
  • Tag us in your Zoo Boo photos using #HoustonZoo to be entered into our digital costume contest
  • Special Animal Enrichment happening on weekends

Zoo Boo Dates: October 1-31
Available all week-long during regular business hours. 

Zoo Boo After Hours: Friday, October 29
Kick off your Halloween weekend at the Zoo! We are extending our hours to give guests the opportunity to experience Zoo Boo in a whole new light! As the sun goes down, Zoo Boo begins to glow. The Zoo will stay open until 8:30 p.m., with the last entry at 7:00 p.m.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Houston Zoo


6200 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX, 77030
United States


(713) 533-6500
Contact name: 
Houston Zoo
The event has already taken place on this date: 
Available all week-long during regular business hours.