Spooktacular Celebrations at Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo is celebrating Halloween weekend with a spooktacular schedule of family fun activities, including themed magic shows, creepy crafts and ghoulish games, a special Spooky Trail, and much more! There will be a special offer for little ones in fancy dress, with free entry to Dublin Zoo for each child dressed in costume per full-paying adult* from Saturday, 28th to Monday, 30th October. Visitors can avail of this offer both online and at the gate.

Pictured is Jinpa getting into the spirit of Halloween at Dublin Zoo.

This Halloween, visitors are invited to witness Halloween-themed magic shows, meet spooky characters and get their faces painted to match their Halloween costumes.

There will also be special keeper talks taking place to offer insights into the many fascinating animals at Dublin Zoo, with the addition of two new talks especially for Halloween at the nocturnal aye-aye and the wolf habitats.

What: Halloween Celebrations at Dublin Zoo

Who: Event is open to all visitors

When: Saturday, 28th, Sunday, 29th and Monday, 30th of October

Time: 11am – 3pm

Price: Standard rates apply

*One child in costume will receive free entry to Dublin Zoo per full paying adult on Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th and Monday 30th of October. Offer only applies to single adult tickets, not family tickets. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

About Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo is a not-for-profit organisation, registered charity number 20003715. Since Dublin Zoo first opened its doors in 1831, it has been transformed with the support of the Irish public and now attracts over 1 million visitors a year. All funds received by Dublin Zoo including gate takings, donations and sponsorships are directly invested into the day to day management, running and upkeep of Dublin Zoo’s animals, their habitats and conservation projects. Modern Zoos, like Dublin Zoo, adhere to strict codes of practice in animal welfare laid down by European and Global Associations. Animals at Dublin Zoo, therefore, live enriched lives in natural social groups in order to encourage breeding and raising young. Dublin Zoo is managed by caring, qualified and accredited zoo professionals who devote their lives to the welfare of animals at Dublin Zoo.

Dublin Zoo’s aim is to save wildlife and inspire a passion for nature – one person, one family at a time. This is achieved by providing world-class animal care, participating in 30 international conservation and breeding programmes for endangered species, and educating visitors on the importance of the natural world.

Dublin Zoo is open seven days a week from 9.30am- 5:30pm.

For further information on Dublin Zoo visit www.dublinzoo.ie.