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NORFOLK, VA – It’s that spooky time of year again! Tickets for the Virginia Zoo’s annual Halloween celebration, ZooBoo, are now on sale.
Come dressed to impress on October 23 and 24 from 9 am to 5 pm, and enter for a chance to win unique prizes in the costume contest. See animals enjoy pumpkin enrichment throughout the day, meet an animal ambassador at the ZooLive! Stage or pick-your-own pumpkin at the Harris Teeter pumpkin patch. Visitors of all ages can engage in interactive, contactless activities like scavenger hunts, Frankenstein’s Dance Floor or listening to ghost stories from the Ghostbusters. New this year, will be a Mother’s Nursing Area sponsored by IKEA!
While the pumpkin enrichment and animal pop-up schedule will not be posted, activities will be scheduled throughout the day. No matter what time your entry, visitors will be sure to see some fun!
Tickets are now on sale for $18 for non-members (ages 2 and up). Become a Zoo member and received discounted tickets for just $6. Children under 2 are free (and will not receive a candy bag). Admission does not include other amenities like the Zoo Train, food and beverage.
Purchase your ZooBoo tickets online at virginiazoo.org/zooboo.
About the Virginia Zoo
The Virginia Zoo, located in Norfolk, Virginia, is home to more than 700 exceptional animals representing over 150 fascinating species. Founded in 1901 and residing on 53 beautifully landscaped acres, the Virginia Zoo has demonstrated a commitment to saving and protecting the world’s wildlife by inspiring a passion for nature and taking conservation action at home and around the world. The Virginia Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is recognized as a global leader in education, recreation, science, wildlife conservation, and animal care and welfare. For more than a century, the Zoo has connected adults, families and school children with the natural world and its wildlife. To learn more, visit www.virginiazoo.org.