Please note: Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on Saturday, August 29, vehicular access and parking will be greatly affected around Franklin Park Zoo. Beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m., Peabody Circle will be closed to vehicular traffic and vehicular access to Franklin Park Zoo will only be available from the Shea Rotary on Morton Street. Parking for Zoo guests will only be available at the Giraffe entrance accessed via Pierpont Road.

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Boo at the Zoo

Stone Zoo

Saturday, October 17 & Sunday, October 18, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals. Thrills, chills and animals lurk around every corner on the Trick-or-Treat Trail. Creepy crafts will be generously provided by Michaels of Stoneham. Haunted happenings include:

  • Creepy crafts
  • Ghoulish games
  • Costume contests
  • Haunted maze
  • Throughout the day, guests will learn about the importance of enrichment as they watch as many animals receive enrichment items.

General admission rates apply to Halloween events.