John Ball Zoo


Zoo Goes Boo

October 18 - 20
October 25 - 27
10 am - 4 pm


Zoo Goes Boo

open to the public

Adults -    $12.00
Children - $10.00
College Students - $10.00
Seniors - $10.00
Members - Free

Join us for one of the kookiest events of the year! Enjoy trick-or-treating, cool decorations, special entertainment, and animal encounters.

Tickets are purchased at the gate!
Wear your costume - we provide the treats!
Zoo Goes Boo is a children's event. We ask that adults in costume dress appropriately.

Don't forget to bring a bag! At John Ball Zoo we are always looking for ways to be more sustainable. We ask that you please bring your own reusable bag for trick-or-treating, or purchase one from our gift shop.


Get $1 off admission to Zoo Goes Boo when you pick up a voucher from participating Meijer stores! 
Participating stores: 

Alpine-GR, MI
Jenison-GR, MI
54th St-GR, MI
Holland, MI
Cascade-GR, MI
Knapps Corner-GR, MI
Gaines Twp, MI
Greenville, MI
Lowell, MI
Standale, MI
Grandville, MI
Rockford-GR, MI
Cedar Springs, MI
Hudsonville, MI
Fremont, MI
28th St.
Plainfield Ave 

Monster Mash 

This event is members-only -  Not a member? There's still time to sign up

Thursday, October 17
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This exclusive member Halloween party is your chance to see and enjoy all the Halloween decorations around the zoo before we open to the public for Zoo Goes Boo. There will be entertainment, including spooky sounds from DJ Jacob Mayer Muzik 4 U, games, donuts and cider, and more! You wear the costume, we provide the treats! 

$9 per person / Children 1-year-old and under are free. Tickets are required for admission. We sold out last year-- purchase tickets before they're gone! 

Can I buy a ticket for the unnamed guest on my membership? Yes! You must enter with your guest(s) the night of the event. 

See you at Monster Mash, it will be a graveyard smash! 

Purchase your tickets today!

Interested in supporting the event?
Become a Zoo Goes Boo Sponsor!
Become a Zoo Goes Boo Partner!


Thank you to our sponsors!