Boo! at the Zoo Tickets Now on Sale

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Boo! at the Zoo Tickets Now on Sale

Posted: 10/03/2018
Boo at the ZooTickets are now on sale for BOO! at the Zoo presented by U.S. Cellular®, Knoxville’s largest Halloween event.

 BOO! at the Zoo features 12 nights of safe and not-too-scary fun scheduled over three weekends; Friday through Sunday, Oct. 12-14 and Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 18-21 and Oct. 25-28, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. each evening.  A special night exclusively for zoo annual passholders will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.  
A Halloween tradition for 32 years, this “not-too-scary” family event features trick-or-treating through the zoo along the BOO! Trail, the Bank of America Monster Mash Dance Party, friendly costumed characters and entertainers each night.  Additional activities include the Scary-Go-Round, the only “haunted” carousel in East Tennessee, and the BOO! Choo Train.
Boo! at the Zoo tickets are $9 per person on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday nights, and $10 on Saturday nights. Children under four are admitted free.  Parking is free.  Tickets are available online at, by phone at 865-637-5331 and at the zoo’s ticket office during regular zoo hours.  Zoo Knoxville annual passholders and U.S. Cellular customers receive a $2 discount on admission tickets.  To ensure a safe and enjoyable evening for all guests, ticket sales will be limited each evening and guests are encouraged to purchase in advance.

A new combo ticket option is being offered this year good for general zoo and BOO! at the Zoo admission.  Combo tickets are $25.95 for ages 4 and up and are available for Saturday dates only Oct. 13, 20, and 27.  They must be purchased at the zoo’s ticket window.
Zoo Knoxville passholders and U.S. Cellular customers can take advantage of the U.S. Cellular® Speed Pass Lane for expedited early entry into the event.
Special thanks to event sponsors U.S. Cellular®, Bank of America, Chick-fil-A, Food City, Advance Financial, Great Clips, Knoxville Fire Department, Knoxville Police Department, Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union, McGhee Tyson Airport, National Fitness Center, Shoffner Kalthoff MES and All Occasions Party Rentals. Thanks also to media sponsors WBIR Channel 10 and B97.5 FM.