Boo! North Carolina Zoo holding annual Halloween event

The North Carolina Zoo will host their annual Halloween event “Boo at the NC Zoo” two weekends in October this year. Boo will be held Saturdays and Sundays on Oct. 16, 17, 23, and 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on all days.

Boo at the NC Zoo is a family-friendly daytime event and socially distanced for everyone’s fun and safety.

There will be trick-or-treating at stations throughout the park, a souvenir bag, live entertainment, animal encounters, Halloween-themed photos, and costume contests.

Costume contests begin at 3 p.m. with different age categories and a family/group category. Please note that adults may come in costume, but no full-face masks are allowed on persons over the age of 13.

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