Halloween Experience

This spooky (but not-too-scary) event is suitable for all ages and attracts thousands of visitors to the zoo for trick-or-treating and Halloween fun.

HallowZOOeen includes Goblin Stops where kids can pick up treats, carnival games at the Insurica Pumpkin Patch Playroom, special themed activities at the Burger King Royal Castle and QuikTrip Pirate Island as well as Bank of Oklahoma Haunted Train Rides around the zoo. Everyone is encouraged to dress up in creative costumes.


Zoo Members: $9

Non-members: $18

Children under 3: Free

Train: $5   |   Carousel: $1


HallowZOOeen Days features access to the entire zoo, spooky enhancements, and an opportunity to wear your costume.  

Saturday, October 22: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 23: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 29: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday, October 30:  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


HallowZOOeen Nights is a bit spookier and gives patrons a chance to explore zoo paths at night

Friday, October 21: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 22: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, October 28: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 29: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

a woman dressed like a princess with two young girls


Enter the zoo before HallowZOOeen for a feast fit for your little princess or your budding buccaneer during Pirates and Princesses. 

Friday, October 21: 5:00 p.m. 
Friday, October 28: 5:00 p.m.


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logo for pirate island


Two weekends. Two styles of events – you can join the fun day or night!

Friday, October 21 – 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 22 – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 23 – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday, October 28 – 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 29 – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 30 – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

HallowZOOeen tickets are $18 for non-members and $9 for members.

Bank of Oklahoma Haunted Train tickets are $5 and the Scary-Go-Round is $1, both optional. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Tulsa Zoo.

Yes, all attendees except children under 3-years-old need tickets for HallowZOOeen.

HallowZOOeen is open rain or shine. We offer a number of indoor activities for the family. Some attractions close temporarily during lightning storms.

If you have questions about your HallowZOOeen tickets or need to reschedule your event tickets for a different date, please contact [email protected]

Costumes are optional, and definitely more fun. This is a family friendly event. Please keep costumes appropriate for the family atmosphere. You can check out the rules here.

Depends on the event you choose!

Daytime event, yes. The entire zoo is open and animals are ready to see your pawsome costumes.

Nighttime event, no. Our animals like their bedtime and are already sleeping.

re fun. This is a family friendly event. Please keep costumes appropriate for the family atmosphere. You can check out the rules here.

Scary-Go-Round rides are included with your Adventure Pass or donor-level membership. Because this is a fundraiser and a special train experience, tickets for the Bank of Oklahoma Haunted Train Ride are $5 each for ages one and older.

HallowZOOeen is a family-friendly event and costumes must be appropriate. While we encourage guests to dress up in the spirit of the event, we value safety for all in attendance. The following guidelines are in place to ensure everyone has a spooktacular experience.

  • Tulsa Zoo reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that is considered inappropriate or attire that could detract from the experience of other guests.
  • Costumes must be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable, or violent.
  • Any guest in non-family-friendly masks or makeup may not be allowed in the zoo or asked to remove their mask or makeup at the event if deemed inappropriate by zoo staff.
  • Costumes may not contain any realistic-looking weapons that could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon. This may include toy swords, knives, guns, etc.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects, or materials that could potentially strike another guest.
  • Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused entry into, and/or removed from the event unless his or her costume can be modified to meet the above standards.
  • The Tulsa Zoo cannot hold any items for guests at the Admissions Office. Please leave all unsecured or restricted items in your personal vehicle or at home

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Major Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Goblin Stop Sponsors

A-Best Roofing  |  Cinergy  |  Josh & Brittany Rhodes Family  |  Nabholz  |  Public Service Company  | Wooten Plumbing

Zoo Partners

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Questions about HallowZOOeen 2022? Call (918) 669-6600 or e-mail [email protected].

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