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Hoots & Howls: New Daytime Halloween Event

October 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join your Birmingham Zoo during the month of October for our new daytime Halloween event, Hoots & Howls! Partake in the happy haunts by wearing your favorite costume. Enjoy trick-or-treating in the new Candy Cave* located in the Zoo’s Reptile Building. Take a wild ride around the Zoo on our Haunted Express Train* and go for a spin on the Cobweb Carousel*.  Fun for the whole family, this wicked experience is sure to entertain children of all ages! Our re-imagined holiday event will be held from 10am until 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays starting October 17. Hoots & Howls is a limited socially-distanced event, purchase Hoots & Howls Wristband or Candy Cave tickets online before your visit.

*Additional cost
Full list of activities and event details below!

 


Event Details & Pricing

DATES
Oct 17-18
Oct 24-25
Oct 30-31

TIME
10am-3pm

 

PRICING
Hoots & Howls is a limited socially-distanced event, purchase Hoots & Howls Wristband or Candy Cave tickets online before your visit.

Non-Member/General 

  • Zoo Admission NOT included, check event dates and purchase HERE
  • Activities are included when you pay admission
  • Access to the Candy Cave and rides on the train and carousel are an additional cost
  • Purchase Hoots & Howls Wristbands  $10 – HERE
  • Purchase Candy Cave single tickets  $3.50 – HERE

 

Member

  • Includes free admission into the Zoo and daily activities
  • Access to the Candy Cave and rides on the train and carousel are an additional cost
  • Purchase Hoots & Howls Wristbands  $10 –  HERE
  • Purchase Candy Cave single tickets  $3.50 – HERE
  • The coupon in the 2020 Member Perks Coupon Book that offers 2 free unlimited ride wristbands to Boo at the Zoo will be honored for Hoots & Howls.

 

Family Plus

  • Includes Hoots & Howls Wristband with free admission into the Zoo, daily activities, access to the Candy Cave, and unlimited rides on the train and carousel
  • Member Plus Hoot & Howls Wristbands cannot be reserved online and will be available onsite at the Zoo when you arrive
  • Check-in at the Membership ticket booth #4

 

PLEASE NOTE

  • Hoots & Howls takes place during the daytime on select days from 10am until 3pm
  • Zoo admission purchase is required for guests and free for Members
  • Members receive free admission to the Zoo, only
  • Member Plus receive free admission and event wristbands
  • Trick-or-treating in the Candy Cave and rides on the train and carousel require a ticket or wristband, that can be purchased for an additional cost
  • Event activities and animal enrichment are included in the price of admission

 


Weekend Event Schedule

Every Weekend
10am – 3pm
Candy Cave
Express Train
Carousel

 

Saturday, October 17
Guest Appearance
Alabama Garrison of the 501st Legion

Animal Enrichment
Magpie
Location: TBA

  • 11am
    Bear Chat
    Location: Bear Habitat in Alabama Wilds
  • 11am
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza
  • 2pm
    Duiker Chat
    Location: Duiker Habitat in Trails of Africa
  • 2pm
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza

 

Sunday, October 18
Guest Appearance
Transformer: Bumble Bee

Animal Enrichment
Elephants & Rhinos
Location: Habitats in Trails of Africa

  • 10am
    Pumpkin Stomp
    Location: Elephant & Rhino habitats in Trails of Africa
  • 11am
    Bear Chat
    Location: Bear Habitat in Alabama Wilds
  • 11am
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza
  • 2pm
    Duiker Chat
    Location: Duiker Habitat in Trails of Africa
  • 2pm
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza

 

Saturday, October 24
Guest Appearance
Enchanted Princesses

Animal Enrichment
Hornbill
Location: Habitat in Bird area

  • 10am
    Pumpkin Stomp
    Location: Elephant & Rhino habitats in Trails of Africa
  • 11am
    Bear Chat
    Location: Bear Habitat in Alabama Wilds
  • 11am
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza
  • 2pm
    Duiker Chat
    Location: Duiker Habitat in Trails of Africa
  • 2pm
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza

 

Sunday, October 25
Guest Appearance
Alabama Garrison of the 501st Legion

Animal Enrichment
Sumatran Orangutans
Location: Habitat in South America/Primate Building

  • 10am
    Elephant Pumpkin Stomp
    Location: Elephant habitat in Trails of Africa
  • 11am
    Bear Chat
    Location: Bear Habitat in Alabama Wilds
  • 11am
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza
  • 2pm
    Duiker Chat
    Location: Duiker Habitat in Trails of Africa
  • 2pm
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza

 

Saturday, October 30
Guest Appearance
TBA

Animal Enrichment
Reptiles
Location: Habitats in the Reptile Building

  • 10am
    Pumpkin Stomp
    Location: Elephant & Rhino habitats in Trails of Africa
  • 11am
    Bear Chat
    Location: Bear Habitat in Alabama Wilds
  • 11am
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza
  • 2pm
    Duiker Chat
    Location: Duiker Habitat in Trails of Africa
  • 2pm
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza

 

Sunday, October 31
Guest Appearance
TBA

Animal Enrichment
Goats & Sand Cat
Location: Goats in Children’s Zoo Barn / Sand Cat at habitat in Predator Building

  • 10am
    Elephant Pumpkin Stomp
    Location: Elephant habitat in Trails of Africa
  • 11am
    Bear Chat
    Location: Bear Habitat in Alabama Wilds
  • 11am
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza
  • 2pm
    Duiker Chat
    Location: Duiker Habitat in Trails of Africa
  • 2pm
    Ambassador Greeting
    Location: Front Entrance Plaza

 


Hoots & Howls is made possible by presenting sponsor Wells Fargo and featured sponsor Publix Super Markets Charities

Details

Date:
October 17, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.birminghamzoo.com/event/hoots17/


Want to add your event to our calendar? Click here.  Email events at (@) BhamNow dot com for promotional options. NOTE – Due to Covid-19 many events are being cancelled or postponed which might not be reflected here. Please double check with the organizer before attending any event.