September 26-27 $12 Shriek Peek
October 3-4, 10-12, 17-19, 23-26
& 30 - November 1
Opens Nightly at 7 p.m.
Come creep around ZooBoo at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo -- the largest family Halloween event in Tampa Bay. It’s a ghoulish good time for all. Don’t miss the thrills, chills and family frights with attractions ranging in “scare factor” including haunted houses and trails, Zoo-wide seasonal displays and lights, music, specialty gift shop, night rides and more. NEW this year – Get goosebumps exploring turn-of-the-century England in “London Frightmare,” the newest haunt inspired by the city’s most notorious sites and supernatural legends. Hours are 7-11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 7-10 p.m. on other select nights. Shriek Peek Preview weekend is discounted soft opening. Follow ZooBoo on Facebook.
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Saturday, November 8 • 7-11 p.m.
For 28 years, the Zoo has served up one of the biggest, tastiest and “wildest” all-inclusive food festivals in the Bay area known as Zoofari. Bring your biggest appetite to this annual fundraising feast, only at the Zoo. For one ticket price, guests can go on a sampling safari of the Bay area’s best restaurants, enjoy open bars, browse the “Art Safari” art auction, and groove to live music throughout the event featuring The Greg Billings Band on the main stage. The VIP Rhino Club, presented by Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, offers early entry and exclusive use of the beautiful Safari Lodge and outdoor plaza. The Zoo will close at 2 p.m. for set up of Zoofari, which takes place rain or shine. Animals are not on exhibit during the event. Follow Zoofari on Facebook. For group tickets (20+), please call 813-935-8552 ext. 275.
Tickets on sale now.
December 6, 12-14, 18-23 & 26-30
6:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
It’s going to be brrrr-illiant! The Zoo transforms into a whimsical world of holiday magic with 16 nights of holiday delights. Meet Santa and his merry mammals – REAL REINDEER, and jump for joy in the Reindeer Games area. More merriment awaits with a million twinkling lights, charming animated displays, Florida “flurries,” free Zoo rides and traditional holiday treats. Don’t miss this Tampa tradition with more ZOOhs and aaahs than ever before. Follow Wild Wonderland on Facebook
More details coming this fall.
Wednesday, December 31
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Ring in the New Year family style at the annual “Noon” Year’s Eve daytime celebration hosted by the Zoo. The party begins when the Zoo opens with games, arts and crafts, live entertainment, educational displays and more. Families can ring in the New Year with noisemakers, hats and a juice toast as they watch the clock strike 12 NOON. Activities are included with Zoo admission.