Boo at the zoo

Boo Just For You

Join us at the zoo for some special after hours trick-or-treating fun! This after-hours access of our regularly scheduled Boo at the Zoo event is specially geared for our guests with special needs along with their families and caregivers. This is a great opportunity to experience and enjoy Boo at the Zoo in a more relaxed setting, perfect for those with sensory sensitivities. Guests can walk the zoo and participate in treat stations, animal meet-and-greets, a costume parade and more! Don’t forget your costume and  your trick-or-treat bag!


Friday, October 22 from 4-6pm

Costume Parade: 5:30pm on The Eagle Deck



Pre-registration is required
*$14.95 for Single Day Members
*$10.95 for Yearly Members

*Personal care attendants and/or one-on-one aids may enter at no charge.




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In May of 2018, Elmwood Park Zoo became the first zoo to earn a certification as a Certified Autism Center. The designation, given by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), is awarded to organizations that have completed a training and review process with the goal to better serve individuals with autism and other sensory needs.