Atlanta Boo at the Zoo: 2023 In-Depth Guide

The wildest Halloween celebration in Atlanta is back. Revel in the spooky fun from trick-or-treating to carnival games at Boo at the Zoo!

Zoo Atlanta will be filled with more laughter than screams this Halloween season. Join a fun-filled journey where your little ones will have a blast collecting goodies, meeting whimsical characters, and watching magic illusion shows. After the Halloween thrill, embrace a different kind of excitement with wildlife encounters that introduce you to Komodo dragons, Gila monsters, and hooded vultures. 

Follow along as we join the spooktacular fun of Boo at the Zoo.

Boo at the Zoo Tickets

Boo at the Zoo is free with general admission and is free for Zoo Atlanta members and children under 3 free of charge.

Package Your Zoo Atlanta Tickets

Dive into the magic of Atlanta’s most enchanting destinations by bundling your Zoo Atlanta tickets with these other attractions:

Boo at the Zoo Highlights 

Trick-or-Treat Lane

Snag all your favorite chocolates and candies at the booths along Trick or Treat Lane. This activity is strictly for kids only.

Carnival Games

Who’s ready to play carnival games and win prizes at this favorite fun family Halloween festival? Head to the Grand Patio to try your luck! 

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Kid’s Craft

The beloved family Halloween festival returns, and this year, it’s even more enchanting with kid’s crafts. So, bring your creative ideas! Create your fang-tastic Halloween-themed decors and craft from 9 AM to 3 PM.

“The Missing Mayor Train-Ride”

Hop on the exciting “The Missing Mayor” Boo Train Ride and travel through Christmasville and Valentown, unraveling the mystery of Boo Town’s vanished Mayor. A separate ticket is required. Just head to the KIDZone Train Depot from 10 AM to 3 PM for this adventure.

Strolling Characters

Snap some clever selfies and meet whimsical characters strolling the main path from 10 AM to 3 PM.

Boo at the Zoo Costume Guidelines

As you get ready to celebrate Halloween with clothing that sparks the imagination, make sure to remember that Boo at the Zoo costumes should embrace family-friendliness and avoid any elements that might spook fellow guests.

Boo at the Zoo Date and Details

Boo at the Zoo Atlanta scares October 21, 22, 28, & 29, 2023, from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Boo at the Zoo Venue

Located at 800 Cherokee Avenue SE Atlanta GA 30315.

Experience Boo at the Zoo

It’s time to get your Halloween spirit in gear for a four-day adventure of festivities at Zoo Atlanta Boo at the Zoo! Atlanta s favorite wildlife haven will turn into a spooky playground filled with candies, carnival games, plus arts and crafts. Take pictures with silly characters, watch illusion magic tricks, and collect all the treats.  

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Following the festive spirit of Boo at the Zoo, set forth on a wildlife journey like no other. Experience the excitement of visiting the exhibits at Zoo Atlanta, a true home of more than 1,000 animals from around the world. It’s your chance to encounter animals in their habitats and the thrill of wildlife adventure firsthand.

Grab your Boo at the Zoo tickets now. Meanwhile, you can make a full vacation out of it with a Zoo Atlanta package.


Start Date:

October 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am CDT

End Date:

October 29, 2023 @ 3:00 pm CDT



Zoo Atlanta

800 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

Anne is a Filipino writer who formerly managed and created marketing strategies and materials for numerous websites and eCommerce platforms. Now, her voice...

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