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Turtle Back Zoo Safe Howl-O-Ween

October 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Trick or Treat at the Turtle Back Zoo is not happening in 2020!


Come trick-or-treating at the Zoo. With candy stations throughout the grounds, everyone is sure to have a “sweet” time.

$3 Zoological Society Current Members. $5 General Admission  *all attendees must purchase a ticket

Purchase your ticket in advance or at the door. (Children under 2 are Free and do not require a ticket.)

What to expect:

  • Candy Stations for Trick or Treating throughout the Zoo. (Please be aware of any allergies or other health concerns. Some candy options may not be suitable for all children.)
  • Stilt walkers and shows
  • Halloween costumes welcome, but please remember this is a family-friendly event.
  • Bring your own reusable candy bag. Bags will not be available.
  • Zoo attractions such as our Train, Carousel, & Reptile House will be open. Additional charges may apply.



For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing. 


October 31, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Turtleback Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ United States
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