Spooktacular at the Jacksonville Zoo

Halloween is coming to the Jacksonville Zoo. This magical fall festival is an exciting event for kids of all ages to visit Pumpkinville, and our own Fernandina Pirates will be part of the fun!

Halloween Spooktacular at the Zoo

Halloween Spooktacular at the Zoo

Halloween is coming to the Jacksonville Zoo. This magical fall festival is an exciting event for kids of all ages to visit Pumpkinville, and our own Fernandina Pirates will be part of the fun! The festivities run on the two weekends leading up to Halloween night. October 22-25 & 29-31, the gates are open from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, at the zoo closes at 10 pm.

Some of the events planned are:

Monster Mash Sock Hop
Pumpkinville Fairgrounds with bounce houses and a giant inflatable slide
DJ’s spinning kid-friendly Halloween music
Special Spooktacular food menus in each of the Zoo’s two restaurants
Over a thousand jack-o-lanterns
The Enchanted Kingdom
Pharaoh’s Tomb
Abandoned Mine Shaft
Select animal exhibits
Pirates Cove with candy-filled treasure chests
Candy stations throughout the Zoo

Jacksonville Zoo

Jacksonville Zoo

“Pumpkinville comes alive with hundreds of pumpkins, fun, candy and excitement! Enjoy trick-or-treating, music, dancing, food, giant slides and bounce houses and see some of your favorite zoo animals. Take a picture with Jazoo or one of his friends, and visit with the Pumpkinville People, scarecrows, frog prince, and many more! New this year is the exciting Pharaoh’s Tomb and Abandoned Mine Shaft. And don’t forget to check out Pirates Cove where seafaring men and women will entertain you and fend off the alligators.”

For more information check out the JaxZoo.com’s Web site.

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