Boo at the Zoo Tickets on Sale Now

2013-08-28

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Boo At The Zoo Tickets Now on Sale
Annual Halloween Extravaganza Benefiting
 Audubon Zoo and Children’s Hospital

October 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2013
 

(New Orleans, La.) - Now is the time to get your tickets for Boo at the Zoo, the annual Halloween event for little ghosts and goblins to benefit Children’s Hospital and Audubon Zoo.

This Audubon Zoo extravaganza is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event for children up to age 12, featuring trick-or-treat houses with candy, a Ghost Train, a haunted house (scary and non-scary), games with prizes, entertainment and more. All games and treats, except concessions, are included with admission.

The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. all four nights. Boo at the Zoo is a fundraiser for Children's Hospital and Audubon Zoo.

A limited number of tickets will be sold for each night, giving visitors the opportunity to experience Boo at the Zoo in a relaxed atmosphere. The Endangered Species Carouseland 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 (schedule coming soon).

Tickets will be honored ONLY for the date purchased. Ticket holders attempting to enter on another night will not be admitted.

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. Ticket holders may enter at any time during event hours. Each person entering the event needs a ticket. 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. No outside food and beverages are allowed and the Zoo is not open during Boo at the Zoo.

Designated bags will be distributed at Boo at the Zoo and are available for children to use for Trick or Treating. Note that the Ghost Ride will close around 8 p.m. and that this attraction can be scary for children under 8 years of age.
  
To purchase tickets and for information, visit www.AudubonInstitute.org/boo-zoo or phone (504) 581-4629.
Check out more fun in the Boo at the Zoo Flickr Gallery!
Audubon Nature Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit that operates a family of museums and parks dedicated to nature. These New Orleans facilities include: Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Audubon Wilderness Park, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and Audubon Nature Institute Foundation.