Saturday, October 13 & 20, 2018
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days!

Boo at the Zoo is the Northland’s premiere Halloween event for families. Enjoy trick or treating within the safe and beautiful grounds of the Lake Superior Zoo. Bring along your “little pumpkins” and enjoy the too-many-to-count treat stations throughout the zoo, Halloween-themed activities, food vendors and hundreds of zoo animals.  Activities include a huge pumpkin patch to play in, hourly costume contests, face painting, games, and a special “Creepy Critters” animal exhibit. All the activities are designed to be fun for kids- not scary. Plus, we NEVER run out of candy, so arrive anytime.

Advance tickets: $9
At the gate: $10


  • Endless Trick-or-Treating
  • Bounce houses by Stonehouse Martial Arts
  • Magic shows by The Amazing Charles Magician
  • Face painting by Savers
  • Harvest-themed games & tractor show by Duluth Lawn and Sport
  • Henna tattoos by Merche Mariposa Henna
  • Halloween photos by Meanfish Photography
  • Halloween-inspired animal treats and enrichments
  • Bugs, Lizards, Snakes, and Turtles… Oh My! Meet some of our more mysterious not so fuzzy ambassador animals
  • Meals option galore from a variety of food vendors

Purchase advance tickets at area Super One grocery stores – Tickets go on sale September 4, 2018!

Learn more about being a sponsor of Boo at the Zoo!

Become a Treat Station

Costume guidelines: Boo at the Zoo is a family friendly event. For the safety of children and all of our guests, the Lake Superior Zoo asks that no adults or teenagers attend Boo at the Zoo with full-face masks or full-face makeup that obscures identity.

Thank you 2017 sponsors!

Hanging Bat:
Miner’s Inc.

Black Cat:
Irving Community Association
Minit Mart

Creepy Crawler:
Kwik Trip
Essentia Health, SMDC

Spinning Spider:
Spirit Mountain
Dan’s Feed Bin
Marsh McLennan Insurance
Jeff Foster Trucking
Duke’s Towing
Challenge Center

2017 Treat Station Sponsors:

Duluth Huskies
Economy Garages
Taco John’s
Outback Steakhouse
Hip and Ridge Construction
Challenge Center
Haunted Shack
Stonehouse Martial Arts
Meanfish Photography
Adventure Zone
Farmer’s Insurance
Your Home Improvement Company
Marcus Theatres
Wells Fargo
Note Worthy Kids
Mandalorian Mercs Costume Club
Superior Choice Credit Union
Duluth Lion’s Club/ Duluth Centennial Leo Club
Access Music Therapy
Lake Superior Community Health Center
UWS Center for Community Engaged Learning
River Church
Sam’s Club
Duluth News Tribune
Heritage Window & Doors
Target (Duluth)
1854 Treaty Authority
Trinity Lutheran Church
Ideal Cheer Elite
Duke’s Towing Inc.
Superior Police Department
Solve Entertainment
Ru-Ridge Corn Maze

Candy for Conservation!

When shopping for Halloween treats, you can support orangutan, tiger and hornbill conservation by purchasing products from companies who make a pledge to save habitats and make a difference for wildlife around the world.

Candy for Conservation

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