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ZooBoo Returns to the Hattiesburg Zoo

ZooBoo Returns to the Hattiesburg Zoo

Hattiesburg Snakes, bats and creatures galore, let’s see what this Halloween has in store! Everyone’s favorite local Halloween tradition continues this year with the return of ZooBoo at the Hattiesburg Zoo! Seven nights of safe, family-friendly trick-or-treating inside the Hattiesburg Zoo is sure to create frighteningly good fun for children of all ages.


From October 25-31, the Hattiesburg Zoo will transform into a magical setting fit for the scariest goblins and loveliest princesses. Open nightly from 5:30-8pm, admission is only $8 per person and includes unlimited train and carousel rides on the “Spooktackular Express” and the “Carou-Spell.” Guests will also receive access to “Trick-or-Treat Bingo,” games along the “Trick-or-Treat Trail,” Animal Encounters, a Villain-themed Animal Show and the hands-on Zookeeper lab experiment, “Jeepers Creepers.”


New this year, each night of ZooBoo will also feature a “Monster Mash” Dance Party and conclude with a Costume Parade throughout the Zoo. The Mining Sluice will also be open each night and event merchandise, including ZooBoo t-shirts, will be available for purchase for only $10. But the fun doesn’t end there – families are invited to make the most of the Hattiesburg Zoo and enjoy dinner at the “Creepy Café” located near the Splash Pad.


Tickets to ZooBoo will be available for advance-purchase beginning October 1 at only. ZooBoo t-shirts may be purchased in advance when combined with online ticket orders. Tickets will also be available at the Zoo each night of ZooBoo beginning at 5:30pm.


For additional information on ZooBoo, call the Hattiesburg Zoo at 601.545.4576 or visit the Zoo online at 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