Dont miss Jacksonville’s most enchanting celebration.
 Spooktacular is an exciting Halloween adventure for kids of all ages.

370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218

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2018 Spooktacular - Visit jacksonvillezoo.org for event details

October 11-13, 17-20, 25-27, 30-31

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

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Celebrate Spooktacular with:

The Pumpkin Patch

Classic Monsters in Range of the Jaguar

DJ spinning kid-friendly Halloween music

Fall festivities on the Great Lawn sponsored by Publix

"Chaos in Candy Land" at the 4D Theater

Special Spooktacular food menus in each of the Zoo's two restaurants

Refreshing beverages at The Watering Hole


Select animal exhibits including giraffes, jaguars, and Lost Temple

Nemours Candy Trail  through Play Park

Three Scare Zones
 (Not recommended for the faint of heart; Suggested for ages 10 and up)


6:30 PM - 10 PM
Gates close at 9 PM


Tickets available online only. Reserve yours now!
Limited tickets available on select nights, to help provide the best guest experience possible. Tickets include access to 4D Theater, carousel, and Candy Trail. Parking is free!


Traffic Notice

From I-95: Please park in the Zoo lot, unless otherwise noted. 

From I-295: Please follow the signs for satellite lots, across the street from the Zoo. 
Free shuttle service will be provided.

Main Parking Lot is under construction.

 ADA Parking can be found in the Zoo lot.


$12 Members
$14 Non-Members


Click here for more information on the impact palm oil has on wildlife and our environment.

As an additional conservation effort, this year’s event will feature environmentally-friendly candy options whenever possible.


Sponsored by

Mini Monster Mash
October 31, 10am–2pm  — Sponsored by Fun 4 First Coast Kids and Nemours

A not-so-spooky experience for our youngest guests! Take some of the fright out of Halloween night and join us from 10am–2pm on the Great Lawn for music, games and candy. Kids in costume get into the Zoo for free with paid adult Zoo general admission... tell your friends! We'd love to see pictures of your children enjoying this new event. Post them to Facebook or Instagram and tag us @jacksonvillezoo!

Tickets available online only.

Trick or Feast | October 18 and 25 ONLY, 6 - 8pm
Come early to enjoy a picnic style dinner on Shaba Terrace to kick off your Spooktacular evening! The Feast will include Hamburgers, Mummy Dogs, Chicken Tenders, Mac and Cheese, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, and Spooktacular Cake. But that’s not all! Get crafty with your kids, dance with the DJ, and get a photo with one of your favorite Zoo mascots.

Ticket Add On

$14.95 Adults
$9.95 Children

* This Add On does NOT include admission to Spooktacular event.

No refunds or rainchecks will be issued.