FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s annual Wild Zoo Halloween opens Saturday, with spooky fun set for each weekend in October.
Wild Zoo Halloween is open Oct. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be treat stations for children and fall treats for animals, and a fall maze in the African Journey. The zoo will also be decorated, and photo spots will be available.
Children are encouraged to dress in costume and bring a treat bag.
“The event will feature your favorite Zoo animals, family fun, and tasty treats that are just right for pint-sized guests,” the zoo said in a promotional release.
Here are some Wild Zoo Halloween highlights:
Highlights of the upcoming weekends include:
- Saturday, October 8 & Sunday, October 9
Truck & Tractor Weekend
Music by the Atomic Sharks, 11am – 2pm, in the Australian Plaza
- Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16
Superhero & Princess Weekend, 11am – 2pm
- Saturday, October 22
Witch & Wizardry Day, 11am – 2pm
- Sunday, October 23
Princess & Superhero Day, 11am – 2pm
- Sunday, October 24
Galactic Day, 11am – 2pm
- Saturday, October 29
Monster Mash Dance Party, 11am – 2pm
- Sunday, October 30
Pumpkin Day, 10am – 4pm
Pumpkin Stomp & Chomp Animal Enrichment
Guess the Pumpkin Weight
Wild Zoo Halloween is free with paid Zoo admission or Zoo membership. Additional fees are charged for the Z.O.&O. Railroad, Endangered Species Carousel, Crocodile Creek Adventure Ride and Ski Safari. Animal experiences are weather permitting.