Boo at the Akron Zoo tickets now on sale!

AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo doesn’t kick off until mid-October, but tickets for the popular Halloween event are now on sale for a discounted rate at www.akronzoo.org and at all Acme Fresh Markets in Northeast Ohio. People can save $1 per ticket when they buy tickets before the event starts between now and October 13, 2012.

Boo at the Akron Zoo runs Oct. 13–14, 19-21 and 26-28, 2012. Hours are 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Fridays and 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

This safe and non-scary event allows visitors to enjoy festive decorations and lighted displays throughout the zoo, all while trick-or-treating at 12 different themed stations. The zoo is adding two new stations in 2012; an underwater reef station to help celebrate their new exhibit, Journey to the Reef and a super hero station.

Tickets for Boo at the Akron Zoo are $10 for trick-or-treaters and $6.00 for observers. Akron Zoo member observers are free, but will still need a ticket. Boo at the Akron Zoo is presented by Acme Fresh Markets.  

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Zoo hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and admission is $10 for adults, $8.50 for senior citizens, $7 for children (ages 2-14). Children under two are free and parking is $2.00. For more information visit www.akronzoo.org or call (330) 375-2550.

Founded in 1953, the Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation Zoo with over 700 animals from around the world. Located just west of Downtown Akron, the Zoo strives to provide a dynamic, financially responsible, guest centered animal experience that is energized by innovation and fun. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.

Submitted by:

David Barnhardt
Director of Marketing & Guest Services
Ph – (330) 375-2550 ext. 7238

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