Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo bat

October 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30

5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo is Lincoln's largest trick-or-treat event. The entire family will love stopping at over 40 trick-or-treat booths to get candy, coupons, and more. All of the money raised during Boo at the Zoo directly supports the Zoo and its animals.

Tickets

General Event Tickets

Zoo Members
Enter Boo at the Zoo any time between 5:30 - 8:00pm.
Lincoln Children's Zoo Members receive free entry to Boo at the Zoo, but will still need to reserve a ticket
Members who wish to trick-or-treat must still purchase a treat bag.
To receive Zoo member pricing for the event, please log in with your member number located on the back of your Zoo membership card. If you have any questions regarding your membership number please email or call 402.475.6741 ext. 0
Please have photo ID and/or membership card ready, along with your tickets, the night of the event.

Non-members
All guests 2 and older require a ticket to attend the event.
All guests wishing to collect candy must purchase a treat bag in addition to a ticket.
Members of other zoos, such as Omaha Zoo, do not receive any discounts.

VIP Tickets

Skip the line any time!
VIP ticket holders avoid waiting in line by getting exclusive early entry to Boo at the Zoo 30 minutes prior to opening (5:00pm).
May also skip the line at any time during the event.
All guests 2 and older require a ticket.
To receive Zoo member pricing for the event please log in with your member number located on the back of your Zoo membership card. If you have any questions regarding your membership number please email or call 402.475.6741 ext. 0
Members of other zoos, such as Omaha Zoo, do not receive any discounts.

A limited number of VIP tickets are available for each night. VIP tickets may sell out. Advanced purchase is recommended. Regular Boo at the Zoo event tickets aren't limited to a specific night and can be used any night of Boo at the Zoo.


General Admission Ticket (5:30 - 8:00 p.m.) Price
Lincoln Children’s Zoo Member FREE
Non-member $6.95
Trick-or-Treat Bag
Required for each member or non-member who would like to collect candy.
$3.50
Train Ride $2.75
VIP Ticket (5:00 - 8:00 p.m.) Price
Lincoln Children’s Zoo Member
Only valid for the night selected.
SOLD OUT
Non-member
Only valid for the night selected.
SOLD OUT
Trick-or-Treat Bag
Required for each member or non-member who would like to collect candy.
$3.50

Helpful Information

Admission Information
Event tickets are required for anyone 2 years and older.

Zoo Member Information
Members please have photo ID and/or 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 those who would like to collect candy.

Food
Limited food options will be available.

Please Note
In preparation for Boo at the Zoo, the historic portion of the Zoo will be closed October 24 - November 1.  The Zoo will close at 3 p.m. October 26 - 30 for Boo at the Zoo.

Parking

StarTran Shuttles for FREE!

Limited parking is available at the Zoo parking lots during 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.

Masks are required on StarTran Shuttles per federal transportation guidelines.

Shuttle locations:
Lincoln High School
Antelope Park


  • Visitors in 2019
    Visitors in 2019

    345,915

  • CAMPERS IN 2019
    CAMPERS IN 2019

    2,140

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400