For hairy, but not too scary, Halloween fun, families can trick-or-treat themselves to a magical trip to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, for special October half-term event, Boo at the Zoo.
From Saturday 20 to Wednesday 31 October, the animals and people alike will be celebrating all things spooky, with a fang-tastic day out for the whole family to enjoy.
Fearless families can step into the Super Natural Neighbours experience, to discover the weird and wonderful creatures that live on our doorsteps. Any child who has ever heard an eerie cry from outside or a strange rustling from the kitchen cupboard will love learning about the fascinating animals that make these Night-time Noises. Explore the Creepy Kitchen and gaze into the Pungent Pond, before meeting some not-so Frightening Friends.
Kids can experiment with Creepy Crafts, make Menacing Masks or carve their own Petrifying Pumpkins, as well as transform into black cats, spiders and other Halloween creatures with the help of the Zoo’s Fearsome Face Painters. For under 5s, follow the scarecrow and his friends down to the farm for some Magic and Mayhem fun and games.
Animal-lovers can experience a whole host of interactive, terrifying talks and devilish demonstrations that will amaze even the cleverest little monsters. Get to know the Zoo’s owls in a special Owloween Encounter, and find out how elephants created the cyclops or what butterflies have to do with the Day of the Dead at a whole series of Monster Mythbusters talks, running all day.
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo is dead set to be a spooktacular day out. Join in the fun from Saturday 20 to Wednesday 31 October!