Boo in the Zoo

Boo in the Zoo is back for 2021!

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event for all ages features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Alice's Fun House, a princess castle and an extinct species graveyard. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the fun. Proceeds benefit various programs throughout the zoo and conservation efforts. 

Boo in the Zoo Dates & Hours

October 14 - October 17   |     3 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

October 21 - October 24    |     3 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

October 28 - October 31    |     3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Last time slot is 7:45 p.m. - 8 p.m. Last entry into Boo in the Zoo is 8 p.m.

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Important Info

  • We are doing timed entrances and limiting the attendance each night.
  • Guests are asked to pre-purchase tickets online to guarantee their preferred entry time. With limited capacity, Boo in the Zoo is expected to sell out each night. 
  • Guests are asked to bring their own bags for trick-or-treating. 
  • To comply with our approved capacity levels, guests are asked not to arrive at the ticket booth before their assigned time.

Admission Prices


MembersNon-Members Non-Members Walk Up*
Trick-or-Treating Admission$10$12$14
Non Trick-or-Treating Admission$8$10$12


*Due to limited capacity, walk-ups are discouraged. Guests who purchase their tickets at the ticket booth will be subject to a $2 up-charge per ticket. 

Boo Babies (ages 0-2) are free if not trick-or-treating. Boo Babies that would like treats would need to purchase a Trick-or-Treating admission ticket.

All children must be accompanied by an adult and last admission time is 8pm.

Refund and Inclement Weather Policy

All ticket sales are final. There are no refunds, rain checks, rescheduling. Boo in the Zoo is a rain or shine event, so please be prepared for the weather the day of your visit. 

Trolley Service

In order to provide transportation service to the Greenville Zoo's "Boo in the Zoo" event, Greenlink will operate a shuttle between the downtown parking garages and the Greenville Zoo from 2pm - 9 p.m. during the following weekends:

  1. Thursday, October 14 - Sunday, October 17
  2. Thursday, October 21 - Sunday, October 24
  3. Thursday, October 28 - Sunday, October 31

You can catch a ride on the trolley from the following downtown parking garages: 

  1. Poinsett Garage
  2. West Washington Deck
  3. Richardson Street Garage
  4. South Spring Street Garage

An interactive map of the shuttle route is available here.

Download a photo map of the shuttle route.

Special thanks to our 2021 Boo in the Zoo Sponsors

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