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Wild Zoo Halloween kicks off Friday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – If you’re looking for a merry-not-scary Halloween event for the kids, consider heading to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo this weekend.

The zoo’s annual 9-day Wild Zoo Halloween event kicks off Friday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m.

You can visit the zoo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 5 p.m., grounds close at 6 p.m.) between October 11-13, 18-20, or 25-27.

Guests can trick-or-treat for candy at the Treat Trails, visit your favorite zoo animals, see giant-sized pumpkins and decorated straw bales, and more.

Children can choose their own mini-pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch. Animal sculptures made out of pumpkins are always a guest favorite.

Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and bring their own treat bag.

The zoo is decorated for Halloween and features several photo spots where guests can take their own pictures.

Additional theme days at the Wild Zoo Halloween include:
October 18 – Free Carousel Rides & Story Time
October 19 – Halloween Animal Enrichment & Meet Princesses and Superheroes
October 20 – Music by Atomic Sharks
October 25 – Free Train Rides and Story Time
October 26 – Halloween Animal Enrichment
October 27 – Music by Atomic Sharks
October 25 to 27 – Truck & Tractor Weekend

Admission to the Wild Zoo Halloween is $5 for all ages; admission with treats is $9 for all ages.
Zoo Members receive $2 off admission.

For more, check out the zoo’s website here. 

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