THE BRONX ZOO / Dinosaurs in Darkness

Come dressed in your Halloween best and have a wild time during the greatest Halloween tradition in the Bronx, Boo at the Zoo!

This year, the Bronx Zoo unveils its first-ever after dark haunted experience, Dinosaurs in Darkness: The Hatching. You’ll walk through the Dinosaur Safari area on an adventure where you’ll follow the story of a rare egg found intact after 66 million years – and it’s ready to hatch! Appropriate for kids 13 and older, visitors can attend after hours on Friday and Saturday nights from Oct. 7 – 29; this will be ticketed separately from Bronx Zoo admission.


During the day, the beloved Boo at the Zoo festival returns. Kids and adults love the candy trail, costume parade, trick-or-treating, animal-themed stilt walkers, Halloween animal puppets, crafts, live bird meet-and-greet, magic and mind reading, pumpkin carving demos, the Wildlife Theater, the Boo Playground, Extinct Animal Graveyard, pumpkin trail and Trick-or-Truth Trail.

Come down for the fun Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 1 – 30. Plus, there are special hours on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 10.

Tickets are required, and reservations must be made in advance. Members get in for free. Get tickets now, or members can make their reservations.

Bronx Zoo is located at 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY

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