FAMILY EVENT: Wild Zoo Halloween Opens October 16

Staff Writer

Kids and families are invited to experience the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s Wild Zoo Halloween presented by Star Financial Bank Oct. 16 through Oct. 18, Oct. 22 through Oct. 25 and Oct. 29 through Oct. 31 from 12 to 6 p.m. with last admission at 5 p.m.
Guests can trick-or-treat for candy at the Treat Trails, view zoo animals, meet Broomhilda the friendly witch, visit the Beauty Shop of Horrors, see giant-sized pumpkins, and more. Children can choose their own mini-pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes. Animal sculptures made out of pumpkins are always a guest favorite. Train riders will hear “Tale of the Twisted Tree” as they venture into the Franke Park woods.
Admission to the Wild Zoo Halloween presented by Star Financial Bank is $5 for all ages; admission with treats is $9 for all ages. Zoo members receive $2 off admission. Babies age 1 and under are admitted free but are charged $4 if they receive treats. Additional fees are charged for the Z.O.&O. Railroad, Endangered Species Carousel, pony ride and bracelet-making. Food is available for purchase.
Details on all Wild Zoo Halloween presented by Star Financial Bank events are at www.kidszoo.org/wild-zoo-halloween.

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