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Trick-or-Treat Fest to return to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo starting Oct. 8

Trick-or-Treat Fest will be held Fridays through Sundays from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. starting Oct. 8 through Oct. 31.

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is bringing back some family-friendly fun this Halloween season.

The Zoo announced on Tuesday that tickets are now on sale for the 2nd annual Trick-or-Treat Fest presented by Citizens. Dress your family up in their favorite Halloween costumes and head to the Zoo Fridays through Sundays from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. beginning Oct. 8 through Oct. 31.

“We’re excited to continue the tradition of celebrating Halloween at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo,” said Kelly Manderfield, Cleveland Metroparks Chief Marketing Officer. “Thanks to the support of our sponsors and positive community feedback, we are able to bring back this popular daytime event for a second year in a row.”

This year's Trick-or-Treat Fest includes meet-and-greets with costumed characters, access to 15 trick-or-treat stations on Wayside Furniture Way, and the return of the Monster Mash Dance Party at the Zoo’s amphitheater. This add-on ticketed experience also includes unlimited rides on the carousel courtesy of MetroHealth. 

The first 1,000 guests each day receive a complimentary trick or treat bag courtesy of Meijer.

Trick-or-Treat Fest will have timed ticketing and tickets are limited. Guests are strongly encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance and must adhere to the time selected. Tickets for Trick-or-Treat Fest, which includes Zoo general admission, are $19.95 for non-members and $9.95 for members. Children under 2 enter free. 

Tickets are available now at FutureForWildlife.org/trickortreatfest.

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