Trick or Treating at the zoo

This time of year, zoos in colder locations tend to shut down for the winter season.  One way they continue to make money to feed the animals is by hosting a local trick or treating event.  The Binder Park Zoo In Battle Creek MI is one example.  If you’re worried about the kids getting lots of candy, this might not be for you.  But if you’re looking for a great way to spend some family time, while helping raise money to care for the animals over winter- this event is an annual favorite!

ZOOBOO*

THE GREAT ZOOBOO
October 14 – 30, 2015

ZooBoo is Binder Park Zoo’s largest annual fundraiser. Your participation in this event helps us to feed and care for our animals throughout the winter. Thank you for your support!

ZooBoo Hours and Information

Monday & Tuesday Closed
Wednesday – Friday  5pm to 8pm
Saturday & Sunday  1pm to 8pm

NEW!! Haunted Africa hours Fridays and Saturdays Only – 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Last tour returns at 8:45) Please complete the trick-or-treat trail before boarding the Hay Ride to Haunted Africa. (The African animals will NOT be on exhibit during ZooBoo.)

General Admission Rates (October 14 – 30, 2015)
General admission includes stories, animal presentations, straw maze and games, blacklight mini golf (starts October 16), trick-or-treat trail token, and one ride token that can be used for train, carousel, hay ride or the carnival!

NEW!! The All Access Wristband includes stories, animal presentations, straw maze and games, blacklight mini golf (starts October 16), trick-or-treat trail token, a carnival coupon good for 5 carnival game tickets, and unlimited rides (train, carousel and hay ride).

2015 RATES
General Admission: BPZ Members $5.50 Non-members $6.50
All Access Wristband: BPZ Members $10.50 Non-members $11.50
Haunted Africa (Fridays & Saturdays Only): $5/person
Children under the age of 2 that are NOT trick-or-treating: FREE

There is no reciprocal pricing for ZooBoo.

Parking is FREE

Wagon, wheelchair and electric scooter rental available at Zoo entrance.

  • SUV Wagon – $8.00
  • Manual wheelchair (sml, med & lg available) – $6.00
  • Electric scooter – $20.00 w/ $20.00 deposit – Scooters available on a first come, first serve basis. Scooters can be reserved in advance by calling (269) 979-1351 (deposit required). Scooters can accommodate up to 350 lbs. Scooters are not available during inclement weather.

Z.O. & O. Railroad is $2.00 or 1 token

Binda Conservation Carousel is $2.00 or 1 token

Hayride is $2.00 or 1 token

NEW! Blacklight Mini Golf Safari is FREE

NEW!! Haunted Africa hours Fridays and Saturdays Only – 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Last tour returns at 8:45) Join us for a spooky excursion through a portion of the Wild Africa trail. Ghosts, Goblins, and things that go bump in the night await you on your Haunted Safari. Parental guidance is recommended for kids under 12. – $5/person*

*(Please complete the trick-or-treat trail before boarding the Hay Ride to Haunted Africa. The African animals will NOT be on exhibit during ZooBoo.)

Help Us Have a Green Halloween! Binder Park Zoo is going green this Halloween and won’t be distributing plastic grocery bags for Trick-or-Treating. Please help us out by bringing your own trick-or-treat bag to ZooBoo. For more tips on a more eco-friendly holiday go to www.greenhalloween.org

Binder Park Zoo info:  7400 DIVISION DRIVE, BATTLE CREEK, MI 49014 – (269) 979-1351 info@binderparkzoo.org

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