Boo at the Zoo presented by Tempest Homes

This "hauntingly-friendly" event is perfect for your pre-school and elementary school-aged children. The event features a nightly kid’s costume contest, fun games, cockroach painting, Dr. Diversity's Mad Science Field Lab, and the Enchanted Train Ride. Our night of delights also includes live entertainment and the Columbian Park Kiddie Rides. Boo at the Zoo 2018 presented by Tempest Homes will be held October 24, 25, and 26 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. nightly.

Advance Ticket Information

Advance Tickets will be available for sale beginning October 1-October 23 (end of business day). Advance Tickets cost just $6 per person (tickets at the gate cost $8 per person) and will be available right here on columbianparkzoo.org or at one of our advance ticket locations:
  • Arni's (Market Square, Wallace Avenue, 350 S., Rossville, Shadeland, and Frankfort locations)
  • Once Upon a Child (Lafayette location) 
  • Purdue Federal Credit Union (Lafayette and West Lafayette branches)

Sponsorship Information

Would you or your place of business like to sponsor this great, family-friendly event? We offer various levels of sponsorship. For more information, please download our Sponsorship Guide or email Kara Bishop at kbishop4@iuhealth.org.

Volunteer Information

Looking for a super fun volunteer opportunity right here in our community?  We need hundreds of volunteers to make Boo at the Zoo a successful event. We would love to have you! Opportunities are available for individuals and groups. Please email boovolunteers@lafayette.in.gov for more information.
BATZ 2018 Presenting Sponsor Shoutout - Tempest Homes
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2018 Boo at the Zoo
Dates & Times:



October 24, 25, 26
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.




Boo Volunteer Call-out