Boo in the Zoo

Boo in the Zoo 
Begins This Weekend!

*Presented by Banfield Pet Hospital

October 21–23 & 28–30

Fridays: 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Boo in the Zoo

Important things to know:

  1. Greenlink will provide a FREE shuttle from County Square (301 University Ridge) to the Greenville Zoo and back. Three buses will run continuously from one hour before the event to 9 p.m. each event night.
  2. Parking is limited in Cleveland Park and will not be allowed on Woodland Way or Woodland Way Cr.
  3. Ticket Prices: Member Adults (Free); Member Children ($6); Non-member Adults ($6) and Non-member Children ($7). 
  4. Pre-sale tickets are available at the zoo during zoo operating hours and can be used on any of the six event nights. 
  5. The deadline to purchase tickets online at Eventbrite is 7 p.m. on October 30.  
  6. When purchasing tickets online, you must select tickets for a specific date and the tickets must be used on that date. 
  7. All member adults and children age two and under must either have a paper ticket or show their electronic ticket on a smartphone to be admitted.
  8. All members must show their membership card and photo ID along with their event ticket.
  9. While non-member tickets may be given to another person, member tickets can only be given to another member, who must show their membership card and photo ID.
  10. Each person who purchases a child's admission ticket will receive a drawstring backpack for the child to trick-or-treat with. The backpacks are sponsored by Harvest Hope Food Bank and no other bags will be permitted.
  11. Presenting sponsor Banfield Pet Hospital has donated the candy, which will be Mars brand products. The Mars company is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and its products are RSPO-certified. This supports the Greenville Zoo’s effort to reduce the negative impacts of palm oil cultivation, which is the single greatest threat facing wild orangutans today. 
  12. Boo in the Zoo 30th anniversary t-shirts will be for sale at the Safari Gift Shop for $20 (adult sizes) and $15 (youth sizes).
  13. The following will also be for sale: Halloween light-up necklaces ($5); Hawaiian leis ($5) and glow-in-dark necklaces (3 for $5). Cash or credit cards accepted.
  14. A portion of the event proceeds will be contributed to the Association of Zoos & Aquariums' Saving Animals from Extinction (SAFE) program.
  15. Everyone is encouraged to dress in costume and to have a SPOOKTACULAR time!!
Banfield Pet Hospital


We're excited to have Banfield Pet Hospital as the presenting sponsor this year, and would like to say a special thank you to all of our sponsors for making Boo in the Zoo such a great event!

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