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.