Hattiesburg Zoo hosts 'Zoo-Boo'


HATTIESBURG, Miss. - This is a press release from Hattiesburg Zoo.

A spooktacular evening is in store for the entire family at the Hattiesburg Zoo ! Nine nights of safe, family-friendly excitement inside the Hattiesburg Zoo will take place, Oct. 22-30 from 5:30-8 p.m.

The Hattiesburg Zoo will transform into a magical setting fit for the scariest goblins and loveliest princesses. Open nightly from 5:30-8 p.m., admission is $10 per person and includes unlimited train and carousel rides on the “Spooktacular Express” and the “Carou-Spell.” Guests will also receive access to Trick or Treat Bingo, an inflatable obstacle course and slide, and special animal encounters.

“We are excited to host what has become a Halloween tradition for many families around the Hattiesburg region. We will have several new and exciting attractions for our guests this year. In addition to everyone’s favorite Halloween activities and animal encounters, guests can also try out the brand new High Ropes Adventure Course and concession stand at ZooBoo. We are looking forward to another great year of Halloween fun,” Rick Taylor, Executive Director of the Hattiesburg Convention and Tourism Commissions, said.

Tickets to ZooBoo are available for advance purchase at HattiesburgZoo.com. Tickets will also be available at the Zoo each night of ZooBoo beginning at 5:30pm.

Event Highlights:

-The High Ropes Adventure Course will open each night during ZooBoo. A special ticket price will be offered for admission with a ropes course ticket.

$20 for ZooBoo admission and High Ropes Course Ticket

$15 for ZooBoo admission and Skytykes Ticket (kiddie level)

-Trick or Treat Bingo

-Animal Show

--The Spook-tacular Express

-Jeepers Creepers Keepers

-Mystery Mine

-Cobweb Cove

-Creepy Café

-Goblin Grill

-Monster Mash Dance Party

-Animal Encounters

-Fortune Telling

-Carou-spell

-Giant 53-foot obstacle course and inflatable slide

For additional information on ZooBoo, call the Hattiesburg Zoo at 601.545.4576 or visit the Zoo online at HattiesburgZoo.com or on the Hattiesburg Zoo Facebook page. The Hattiesburg Zoo is a Hattiesburg Convention Commission Facility, in partnership with the City of Hattiesburg and the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission. Since 1991, the Hattiesburg Convention Commission has been developing and operating tourism-related facilities for the Hattiesburg area. For more information, visit HattiesburgZoo.com.

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