Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the Audubon Zoo. Our families enjoy this event IMMENSELY every year (take a look at #NOMBatBATZ), and we are excited to provide you all more information and the chance to win tickets for your family to attend! We also love that the proceeds benefit another sponsor near to our hearts, Children’s Hospital of New Orleans.
Boo at the Zoo 2014
Tickets are now on sale for Boo at the Zoo, the annual four-night Halloween event for children to benefit Children’s Hospital and Audubon Zoo. Event dates this year are October 17 and 18 and October 24 and 25.
Boo at the Zoo is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event for children up to age 12, featuring trick-or-treat houses with candy, a Ghost Train, games with prizes, entertainment and more. All games and treats, except concessions, are included with admission. The event will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. all four nights. Boo at the Zoo is a fundraiser for Audubon Zoo and Children’s Hospital.
New Orleans Moms Need to Know :: Audubon Zoo will close at 3:00 p.m. each day to prepare for the event.
In addition to the one-night-only performance by Imagination Movers, the 2014 edition of Boo at the Zoo will feature a new and improved Haunted Mansion, Laser Tag, Angry Bird Launchers and Monster Maze on all 4 nights. The Lowes Build and Grow workshop will be open on Saturday, October 18 and Saturday, October 25. This area will feature make and take crafts for the children.
A limited number of tickets will be sold for each night (last year this awesome event sold out in advance). The Endangered Species Carousel and the Dinosaur Adventures Exhibit are included in admission. The fun also includes a Zombie-themed Ghost Train Ride with three trams, an expanded toddler area in Audubon Zoo’s Cool Zoo (Be aware, no water will be running) and two entertainment stages. The Matthew Davidson Band (a local youth entertainer) will be playing October 24th at 5:30 pm.
FAQs For Families
Can I buy tickets for one night but attend on another?
No, tickets will be honored only for the date purchased.Ticket holders attempting to enter on another night will not be admitted.
How much are tickets and does my baby need a ticket?
Ticket prices are $17 per person (adult or child) plus handling fee. Adults must purchase tickets as well as all children over the age of 12 months. Children under 12 months of age are admitted free. Event is held rain or shine. Ticket holders who are unable to attend should consider their purchase a donation; there will be no refunds nor will tickets be honored on another night or year.
Can we bring a picnic?
No outside food and beverages are allowed and animal exhibits at the Zoo are not open during Boo at the Zoo.
Do we need treat bags?
Designated bags will be distributed at Boo at the Zoo and are available for children to use for Trick or Treating.
Would you like to attend with your family? You can purchase tickets now using THIS LINK or call (504) 581-4629.
You can also enter the sponsored giveaway below for a chance to win a family four pack of tickets to Boo at the Zoo. These tickets can be used any of the four nights and are valued at $68.