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October 11 - 27

Binder Park Zoo is Closed for the Season! Please join us for ZooBoo now through October 27th!

ZooBoo is Binder Park Zoo's largest annual fundraiser. Your participation in this event helps us to feed and care for our animals throughout the winter. Thank you for your support!

ZooBoo Hours and Information

Monday & Tuesday Closed
Wednesday - Friday  5pm to 8pm
Saturday & Sunday  1pm to 8pm

NEW!! Haunted Africa hours 6:30pm to 8:00pm (Last tour returns at 8:45)
(The African animals will NOT be on exhibit during ZooBoo)

General Admission Rates (October 11 - 27)
General admission includes stories, animal presentations, straw maze, blacklight mini golf, trick-or-treat trail, and one ride token that can be used for train, carousel, hay ride or the carnival!
Non-members: $6
Binder Park Zoo Members: $5
Children under the age of 2 that are NOT trick-or-treating: FREE

There is no reciprocal pricing for ZooBoo.

Parking is FREE

Wagon, wheelchair and electric scooter rental available at Zoo entrance.

  • SUV Wagon - $8.00
  • Manual wheelchair (sml, med & lg available) - $6.00
  • Electric scooter - $20.00 w/ $20.00 deposit - Scooters available on a first come, first serve basis. Scooters can be reserved in advance by calling (269) 979-1351 (deposit required). Scooters can accommodate up to 350 lbs. Scooters are not available during inclement weather.

Z.O. & O. Railroad is $2.00 or 1 token

Binda Conservation Carousel is $2.00 or 1 token

Hayride is $2.00 or 1 token

NEW! Blacklight Mini Golf Safari is FREE

NEW!! Haunted Africa hours 6:30pm to 8:00pm (Last tour returns at 8:45)
Join us for a spooky excursion through a portion of the Wild Africa trail. Ghosts, Goblins, and things that go bump in the night await you on your Haunted Safari. Parental guidance is recommended for kids under 12. - $5/person*
*The Wild Africa animals are NOT on exhibit for ZooBoo

Help Us Have a Green Halloween! Binder Park Zoo is going green this Halloween and won’t be distributing plastic grocery bags for Trick-or-Treating. Please help us out by bringing your own trick-or-treat bag to ZooBoo. For more tips on a more eco-friendly holiday go to

Sponsored by:

Battle Creek Honda
Adams Outdoor Advertising WK Kellogg Foundation
Kellogg Community College Kellogg Company
Post Division of Kraft Foods Meijer

Station Hosts:


Kiwanis Club


Battle Creek Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association

Boy Scouts


Binder Park Zoo Friends and Family






Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural AffairsBattle Creek Community Foundation