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Akron's Boo at the Zoo kicks off this weekend

The spooktacular event runs through the end of October.

AKRON, Ohio — If you're looking to get a jump on Halloween this year, head on down to Akron. Boo at the Zoo kicks off this weekend, and promises a fun time for the whole family.

Trick-or-treaters have 12 different stops that include, treat and cool animal experiences. And, of course, don't forget to have your little ghosts and goblins dress up in their favorite costumes.

The event is inclusive and unique: It includes a sensory-inclusive experience and features the Teal Pumpkin Project, that benefits kiddos with food allergies.

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Catch Boo at the Zoo every Saturday and Sunday through October 27. Hours are 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

For additional information, including ticket prices, click HERE.

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