Join us for the Northland’s favorite Halloween event!

Your family’s annual fall tradition is back on October 16, 23, and 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Bring the whole family and explore the Zoo with endless trick-or-treating stations, special Halloween-themed animal treats, food trucks, games & activities, and SO MUCH MORE!

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!

Your business can be a treat station, vendor, or sponsor! Click the links below to download the registration forms:

Sponsorship Information & Form

Treat Station & Vendor Registration Form

NEW THIS YEAR: We’re excited to announce a special MEMBERS-ONLY HOUR from 9 to 10 a.m. each event date!

Not a member yet? Click here to join today!

How can I buy tickets?

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKET!

You’ll save money and skip the line by purchasing your tickets in advance!

Each day we will have nine 2-hour time slots for guests to choose from. There are not capacity limits at this time and the timeframe is your arrival time – you can stay as long as you’d like (until 4 that is)!

You must bring your valid ID or order confirmation with you to redeem your tickets.

Event Maps

We will not be handing out physical maps – so save this to your phone or print at home! There will be maps located throughout grounds as well

Saturday, October 16

Saturday, October 23

What activities will be happening?

  • Trick-or-treating stations
  • Mini photo sessions by Amy Louhela Photography
  • Games & activities
  • Bounce house
  • Mini pumpkin hunt
  • Pumpkin Patch ($5 pumpkin sales!)
  • Magic show
  • AND SO MUCH MORE!

What health & safety measure will be in place?

  • Hand-sanitizer stations are available throughout the Zoo. Guests are encouraged to follow CDC and MDH recommendations of using hand sanitizer and washing their hands.
  • Guests of the Zoo are asked to refrain from visiting if they are not feeling well or have a fever. 
  • Masks are required by City of Duluth public building policies while visiting indoor buildings.
  • Guests are required maintain a six-foot distance from other groups.
  • Additional sanitation of high-touch surfaces and restrooms will be performed throughout the day.
  • Zoo staff will monitor their health each day prior to reporting to work.
  • Zoo staff are required to wear masks while working inside.
  • No full face masks will be permitted for adults.

Will there be food options available?

October 16

  • Believer’s Church (coffee, espresso, cookies)
  • Kettle Kravings (kettle corn)
  • Delta’s Tea Bar & Waffle Shop (Waffle bar, bubble tea, Red Bull slushies)
  • Mystery Mobile (Tacos & burrito bowls)
  • Safari Café (pizza, hot dogs, shakes, ice cream, other concessions)

October 23

  • Believer’s Church (coffee, espresso, cookies)
  • Kettle Kravings (kettle corn)
  • Room at the Table (sandwiches & tacos)
  • Delta’s Tea Bar & Waffle Shop (Waffle bar, bubble tea, Red Bull slushies
  • Safari Café (pizza, hot dogs, shakes, ice cream, other concessions)

October 30

  • Believer’s Church (coffee, espresso, cookies)
  • Kettle Kravings (kettle corn)
  • Delta’s Tea Bar & Waffle Shop (Waffle bar, bubble tea, Red Bull slushies)
  • Room at the Table (sandwiches & tacos)
  • Safari Café (pizza, hot dogs, shakes, ice cream, other concessions)

What treat stations will be there?

More information coming soon!

Do members need to purchase tickets?

Yes but as a member you receive a special discount of $2 per ticket! We’ve emailed the code to our members, but if you are a member and didn’t receive it please email us at hcope@lszoo.org!

Who needs to purchase a ticket?

Everyone! Ticket prices are for all ages. Any child that is trick-or-treating will need a ticket.

Can I switch my tickets to another weekend? What if it rains?

  • Tickets will are non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be changed for an alternate date/time.
  • Event is rain, snow, or shine.
  • Must have a copy of your email or valid ID to redeem.

Advance Ticket Prices

  • Members: $10
  • Non-members: $12
  • 2 & under are FREE!

Day-Of Ticket Prices

  • Members: $10
  • Non-members: $14
  • 2 & Under are FREE!

Event Dates

  • October 16, 23, and 30

Event Hours

9 am – 10 am MEMBERS ONLY

10 am – 4 pm each day

Ticket Time Slots

Each day we will have 9 2-hour time slots for guests to choose from. There are not capacity limits at this time and the timeframe is your arrival time.

  • 9 am – 10 am MEMBERS ONLY
  • 10am-12pm
  • 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 11am-1pm
  • 11:30am-1:30pm
  • 12pm-2pm
  • 12:30pm-2:30pm
  • 1pm-3pm
  • 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • 2pm-4pm

We suggest that guests come within the first hour of their time slot.

Event Sponsors

Hanging Bat Major Sponsors

Screech Owl Sponsor

Creepy Crawler Sponsor

Spinning Spider Sponsor

Candy Sponsor