San Antonio Zoo Boo: 2023 In-Depth Guide

Relish ghoulishly tasty treats, delight in wicked décor, and get your family-friendly scare at Zoo Boo in San Antonio!

For those who are into wholesome spooks this Halloween, Zoo Boo San Antonio is your ultimate destination. This annual event throws a fang-tastic spooky celebration featuring dance parties, trick-or-treating, character meet-and-greets, and more fun surprises! Plus, you’ll get to mingle and take silly pictures with friendly ghouls and goblins.

Whether you’re looking for a non-scary Halloween adventure or a kid-friendly extravaganza, step into a world of Halloween magic that will leave you wanting more at your favorite zoo!

Follow along as we uncover all the spooky surprises at San Antonio Zoo Boo.

San Antonio Zoo Boo Tickets

Zoo Boo is included in your San Antonio Zoo standard admission and free with your Zoo membership.

Zoo Boo San Antonio Events

Trick or Treating

Gear up for a fantastic time at the trick or treat trail. Stay for the last hour of zoo operations and gather goodies galore! You can bring your own bag or purchase one at the gift shop to fill it with all the delicious treats.

Live Shows and Dance Parties

Bask in the fun of San Antonio Zoo Boo with its live DJ parties, costume contest, and enthralling live shows.

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From groove-worthy beats to thrilling performances, this Halloween fun event is a must for those seeking non-stop entertainment. Check back later for the complete artists’ lineup.

Character Interactions

Meet and snap photos with the Zoo’s endearing characters. These lovable personalities are here to add an extra dose of charm to your not-so-scary Halloween event.

Costume Details

Please note that costume masks are only permitted for children under the age of 12.

San Antonio Zoo Boo Date and Details

Zoo Boo scares from September 16, 2023, through October 31, 2023.

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday


Zoo Boo San Antonio Zoo presented by Valero Benefit is located at 3903 N St. Mary’s St. San Antonio, TX 78212.

Package Your San Antonio Zoo Tickets

Take a scenic, incredibly awesome trip through the vibrant streets of San Antonio! Bundle your tickets with these other fun attractions:

Experience Boo at the Zoo San Antonio

Everything is bigger in Texas, including this spooky celebration. This Halloween event for the entire family lives up to that and more! It’s time to celebrate as Zoo Boo kicks off, bringing enchantment to all!

This fun not too scary celebration runs for six weeks, giving you more time to go trick-or-treating and enjoy all the great activities, from non-scary, family-friendly costumes to live shows.

So, ready your little one’s finest Halloween costume and make your way to your most beloved Zoo. On top of collecting the tastiest goodies, enjoy dancing, meeting, and taking pics with funny ghouls, all while taking in the animal exhibits. It’s your chance to visit your favorite animals during nighttime and explore the Zoo without the usual crowd. 

Get swept away by a whirlwind of excitement, as every moment is filled with surprises and delights that will keep you and your tiny tykes engaged and enthralled throughout.

Grab your San Antonio tickets now and get ready for a howling good time as the annual San Antonio Zoo kicks off the Halloween celebration.


Start Date:

September 16, 2023

End Date:

October 31, 2023



San Antonio Zoo

3903 N St Mary's St
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

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