The Zoo hosts a variety of exciting special events that are entertaining for kids of all ages! Enjoy watching the animals discover paper mache eggs filled with healthy treats at Eggstravaganza, or bring the kids to the beloved Boo at the NC Zoo for a unique, daytime Halloween experience.

Oct 20

Celebrating Senses

Taste, touch, hear, sight and smell —what senses do you use well? Investigate how animals use their amazing senses in a challenging world. Enjoy special sensory accommodations for our human guests! 

Oct 27 - Oct 28

BOO at the ZOO

Celebrate the excitement of the season with a weekend of safe daytime Halloween fun. Enjoy trick or treat games, storytelling, live entertainment and a children’s costume contest.