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Boo at the Zoo October 31 & November 1, 2015

Come join us this Halloween for animal presentations, face painting, trick-or-treating and more! On October 31st and November 1st, America’s Teaching Zoo will be holding our annual Boo At The Zoo event. Make sure you wear your best costume for our Costume Contest at 3 pm! The zoo is open 11am to 5pm. General admission tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children (2-12) and seniors (65+). Kids 2 and under are FREE.


Reminder... the Zoo is open every weekend.

Visitor Information

Hours: 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Weekends
Excluding Holidays

Phone:  805-378-1441

Included in General Admission Price:
Animal Show Times: 12:00 and 2:00
Animal Demonstrations: 3:30 to 4:00
Discovery Stations and Animal Encounters throughout the day!


VIP tours at 12:45 and 2:45 

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the inner working of a zoo! Interact with some of the animals only seen from the back and learn how we train, feed are care for over 130 exotic animals everyday. The number of guests is limited to 15 for each tour and there is  $7 fee for the tour. Please let us know at the front gate if you would like to join in!