October 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 I 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo is Lincoln's largest trick-or-treat event. The entire family will love stopping at nearly 40 trick-or-treat booths to get candy, coupons and more! All the money raised during Boo at the Zoo directly supports the Zoo and care for the animals. Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers will be selling chicken finger meals with proceeds going to the Zoo. Purchase Raising Cane's meal tickets in advance online or with cash the night of the event.

Special Gift Shop Hours

Visit the Zoo's Gift Shop Wednesday, October 19 through Tuesday, October 25 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. or Wednesday, October 26 through Sunday, October 30 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. for Boo at the Zoo ticket purchases. Tickets may also be purchased during the event.

Boo at the Zoo Tickets

Tickets are currently available at the Zoo's gift shop or each night of the event.

Tickets are available at the Zoo's gift shop. Starting Oct. 19 through Oct. 25, gift shop hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gift shop will also be open each day of Boo at the Zoo 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ticket purchases. Raising Cane's meal tickets can also be purchased in advance. 

Admission Information
• Event tickets are required for anyone 2 years and older.
• VIP tickets are valid for the selected night only.
• VIP ticket holders get to skip the line and meet at the Train Depot at 5 p.m.
• Regular tickets are valid for any night.

Member Information
• Members please have picture ID and Membership Card ready.
• Members receive free entry to Boo at the Zoo and must purchase a treat bag if they would like to collect candy.
• Members of other zoos such as Omaha Zoo do not receive any discounts.
• $3.50 Trick-or-Treat bags are required for anybody who would like to collect candy.

• Parking is available at Lincoln High School, Antelope Park and Q.P. Ace Hardware. Free shuttles will run before, during and after the event to these locations. Shuttles start at 4:30 p.m.
• Limited parking is available at the Zoo.

• Raising Cane's meals will be available for purchase during the event. Proceeds benefit the Zoo!

Regular Event Ticket (5:30 - 8 p.m.) Price Purchase Tickets
Lincoln Children's Zoo Member FREE Show Membership Card
Non-member $6.95 Purchase at the Zoo
Trick-or-Treating Bags
(Required for members & non-members to collect candy)
$3.50 Purchase at the Zoo
Train Ride Price Purchase Tickets
Boo Train Ride Ticket
(Good for any night of Boo at the Zoo)
$2.75 Purchase at the Zoo
Meal Ticket (Cash Only at Event) Price Purchase Tickets
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers $5 Purchase at the Zoo


StarTran Shuttles for FREE!

Limited parking is available at the Zoo parking lot the nights of Boo at the Zoo. StarTran Bus Service shuttles will run before, during and after the event for FREE.

Shuttles begin at 4:30 p.m. 
Park at any of three shuttle locations below to ride FREE to Boo at the Zoo.

Shuttle locations:
- Lincoln High
- Q.P. Ace Hardware
- Antelope Park

Thank You to our Featured
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