ZooBoo returns to the Hattiesburg Zoo

ZooBoo returns to the Hattiesburg Zoo

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the Hattiesburg Zoo.

Everyone's favorite local Halloween tradition continues this year with the return of ZooBoo at the Hattiesburg Zoo! Nine nights of safe, family-friendly excitement inside the Hattiesburg Zoo is sure to create frighteningly good fun for children of all ages.

From October 23-31, the Hattiesburg Zoo will transform into a magical setting fit for the scariest goblins and loveliest princesses. Open nightly from 5:30-8pm, admission is $10 per person and includes unlimited train and carousel rides on the "Spooktackular Express" and the "Carou-Spell." Guests will also receive access to activities and special Animal Encounters.

New this year is "Fright Night," geared toward older children, teens and parents on Friday, October 30th. Guests of all ages are encouraged to attend on Fright Night. Extra spooky activities will be limited to only one designated area.

The Zoo will also be introducing two new additions on Oct. 23, Eevie and Teddy, the Alpacas in the new Alpaca Exhibit.

Tickets to ZooBoo are available for advance purchase at HattiesburgZoo.com. Tickets will also be available at the Zoo each night of ZooBoo beginning at 5:30pm. To be fair to everyone and avoid the long lines, each guest will receive a bag of candy upon departure this year.

For additional information on ZooBoo, call the Hattiesburg Zoo at 601.545.4576 or visit the Zoo online at HattiesburgZoo.com or on the Hattiesburg Zoo Facebook page. The Hattiesburg Zoo is a Hattiesburg Convention Commission Facility, in partnership with the City of Hattiesburg and the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission. Since 1991, the Hattiesburg Convention Commission has been developing and operating tourism-related facilities for the Hattiesburg area. For more information, visit HattiesburgZoo.com.