Halloween at the Bronx Zoo

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2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx, New York 10460
(718) 220-5100

Halloween at the Bronx Zoo

Date:      October Weekends 

Hours:    Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm

               Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, 10am - 5:30 pm

You can start with the spirit of Halloween with Boo at the Zoo, which takes place at the Bronx Zoo, where you can enjoy family attractions with different themes.


Jack O'Lantern creatures: Take a tour of the facilities World of Darkness illuminated with themed Halloween, pumpkins, bats, insects and more, are part of the route. Hours: 10am - 5pm.

What do you see?: Start each morning with talks and feeding brown bear with treats, and a splendid view of the whole park. Schedule: You can check the timetables by clicking here.

Costume parade: Pick out your best costume and participate in the parade. It starts at the garden of Rhino and extends to Grizzly bears. Hours: 12pm - 2pm.

Hay Labyrinth: Have fun with your children making a tour of twists and turns in the maze located in the Butterfly Patio. Hours: 11am - 5pm.

Pumpkin carving: Experts of sand sculptures in the United States, this time, will be creating works in carved pumpkins; each week will have a different theme. Hours: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm.

Trick or Treat: Children can play safely in several locations around the park with snacks and sweets. Timetable: 11am - 5pm.

Creepy Crafts: Try to make art with your own hands creating unique pumpkins. Timetable: 11am - 4pm.

Musical shows: Gigi and the Lend Me a Hand Band back to the zoo to sing and dance at the tent Grizzly Bears, bringing the whole spirit of the season. Hours: 11:30 am, 1pm and 3pm.

Magic show: David Levitan combines magic and humor in a show for children in the Grizzly Bear Shop. Schedule: 12pm 2pm and 4pm.

Our advice:

  • You can view and download a map of the zoo by clicking here.
  • Visitors under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Balloons, radios, bicycles, skateboards, and scooters are not allowed in the zoo.
  • Photography for personal use is permitted, the use of tripods is banned in some areas.