Tacoma Zoo Boo Halloween Party This Weekend @ Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Tacoma Zoo Boo 2014

This Weekend! Put on your best costume and join us for a fun, fall-themed weekend at the Zoo. Come watch our animals enjoy special pumpkin enrichments and see how creative our keepers are at designing their jack-o-lanterns! Come in costume and enjoy a discount of $3 off general admission!

Check out Jasper The Lynx Zoo Boo Pictures on Seattle Pipeline here.



  • Discover creepy, slimy, and unusual-looking animals at our activity stations.
  • Trick-or-treat your way around the Zoo and collect goodies.
  • See baby meerkats on exhibit in Kids’ Zone.
  • Watch animals enjoy special pumpkin enrichments.
  • Join the fun by submitting a scarecrow to the Scarecrow Alley Contest.
  • Vote here for your favorite decorated Zoo area!


  • Witch’s Ring Toss – Who will be brave enough to capture the spooky witch’s hat? Try your hand at this bewitching ringtoss. (Red Wolf Conservation Center)
  • Spooky Spider Maze – Step, balance, and hop as you navigate this spooky spider web maze to collect tasty spider treats! (Meerkat Building)
  • Ghoulish Golf – Try for a hole-in-one while maneuvering through a field of ghoulish pumpkins (North Pacific Aquarium)
  • Pin the Heart on the Tin Man – Close your eyes, spin three times, and restore the Tin Man’s heart! (Earth Aid Station)
  • Who am Eye? – Look carefully to see if you can “eye”-dentify these animals! (Day Room)
  • Weird Wacky Smells – Use your savvy sniffer to demystify these weird and wacky smells. (Polar Bear viewing)


  • 12:30 – See tigers devour a pumpkin treat.
  • 1:00 – Watch elephants smash into pumpkins.
  • 1:30 – Get an up-close encounter with Jasper the lynx kitten, an owl, an aardvark, and a serval (Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater stage)
  • 2:00 – Watch red wolves get in the Halloween spirit with pumpkin treats.
  • 2:30 – Have a close encounter with a spooky bat and an owl. (North Pacific Aquarium)


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