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

NEW! All Boo at the Zoo tickets must be purchased in advance this year. No tickets will be available at the entrance gates during the event. 

General Event Tickets

Zoo Members

  • Lincoln Children's Zoo Members receive free entry to Boo at the Zoo, but will still need to reserve tickets in advance.
  • All tickets must be reserved in advance. No tickets will be available at the entrance gates during the event. 
  • Members who wish to trick-or-treat must purchase a treat bag. It is strongly encouraged to purchase treat bags in advance.
  • Please have photo ID and/or membership card ready, along with your tickets, the night of the event.
  • If you have any questions regarding your membership number, please email contact@lincolnzoo.org or call 402.475.6741 ext. 0

To Receive Your Member Discount

  • Select your chosen ticket type and proceed to checkout. (Tickets are listed as non-member price, member discount will be applied during checkout.) 
  • During checkout, click the "I'm a member" box and enter your member number.
  • Your member number can be found on the back of your Zoo membership card.
  • Last name, email, and member number must match what is listed on your membership account. 
  • Please email contact@lincolnzoo.org with any membership questions.

Non-members

  • All tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be available at the entrance gates during the event. 
  • All guests 2 and older require a ticket to attend the event.
  • All guests who wish to trick-or-treat must purchase a treat bag. It is strongly encouraged to purchase treat bags in advance.
  • Members of other zoos, such as Omaha Zoo, do not receive any discounts.

VIP Tickets

  • All Boo at the Zoo tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be available at the entrance gates during the event. 
  • Receive exclusive early entry to Boo at the Zoo 30 minutes prior to opening (5:00pm).
  • Enter via the VIP entrance line for quicker entry. 
  • All guests 2 and older require a ticket.
  • To receive Zoo Member pricing, click the "I'm a member" box during check out and enter your member number. Your member number can be found on the back of your Zoo membership card. Last name, email and membership number must match what is listed on your membership account. 
  • Please have photo ID and/or membership card ready, along with your tickets, the night of the event.
  • If you have any questions regarding your membership number please email contact@lincolnzoo.org 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 and may sell out. VIP ticket are only valid for the selected night.
General Admission Boo at the Zoo tickets 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 Members still need to reserve tickets in advance to attend
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.
$6.95
Non-member
Only valid for the night selected.
$10.95
Trick-or-Treat Bag
Required for each member or non-member who would like to collect candy.
$3.50
Train Ride $2.75

Helpful Information

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 3:00 p.m. October 26 - 30 for Boo at the Zoo.

Admission Information

  • All tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be available at the event entrance.
  • Event tickets are required for anyone 2 years and older.
  • VIP tickets are valid for the selected night only and can enter the event any time between 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
  • General Admission tickets are valid for any night and can enter the event any time between 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
  • $3.50 Trick-or-Treat bags are required for all guests who would like to collect candy.

Member Information

  • Members please have picture ID and Membership Card ready.
  • Members receive free entry to Boo at the Zoo, but must reserve tickets in advance.
  • Members 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.
  • To receive your member discount, click the "I'm a member" box during check out and enter your member number. Your member number can be found on the back of your Zoo membership card. Last name, email and membership number must match what is listed on your membership account. 
  • Visitors in 2021
    Visitors in 2021

    347,505

  • CAMPERS IN 2021
    CAMPERS IN 2021

    1,864

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400