Event Spotlight: Boo at the Zoo – Greenville, SC

    The Greenville Zoo will be hosting its annual Boo in the Zoo, a family friendly event for children ages 12 and under. This Halloween event is not scary, featuring trick-or-treating and a haunted house.

    This year’s Boo in the Zoo is running two weekends, Friday, October 18th through Sunday, October 20th and Friday, October 25th through Sunday, October 27th.

    Kids and adults alike are encouraged to come in their favorite Halloween costumes and enjoy the fun filled evening! While dressing up is not required, it is one of the most fun parts of the evening! The Greenville Zoo will be supplying special Boo in the Zoo treat bags for each child. For safety reasons, guests are asked not to bring plastic pumpkins, Halloween bags or sacks.


    Fun booths will be set up all throughout the zoo for children to stop and get treats in their Boo at the Zoo bags! Children can visit these safe, friendly booths without having to worrying about being scared. Parents do not have to worry – the kids get all treats and no tricks!

    Not Very Scary House

    Boo in the Zoo also boasts a haunted house for the children to walk through! This not very scary house has each room filled with kid friendly themes. Most are even story book characters your children will recognize!

    The Reptile House

    The Reptile House will be open for Boo in the Zoo! It is a great place to see the spooky snakes and creepy crawlers! Children love The Reptile House so be sure to stop in while you are Trick-or-treating.

    Boo Hours:
    Fridays 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Saturdays 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Sundays 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

    Non-Member Adults: $3
    Non-Member Children: $6
    Member Adults: Free
    Member Children: $5

    Approximately 3,600 children and adults attend Boo in the Zoo each night, making this event one of Greenville’s most popular Halloween attractions! Rated one of the best tourist attractions in South Carolina, the Greenville Zoo is the most visited family facility in that region of the state.

    The visitors also can enjoy a children’s playground, picnic areas, walking paths and a lot of open space. The Greenville Zoo is open seven days a week, except on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. with gates closing at 5 p.m.

    Please note: to prepare for this event, the Zoo may be closing early on the evenings of Boo in the Zoo. For more information, visit www.greenvillezoo.org or find them on Facebook! The Greenville Zoo is located at 150 Cleveland Park Drive, Greenville, SC 29601. Their phone number is (864)-467-4300.

    Written by Dan Hamilton on .

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