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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Boo at the Zoo Open During Razorback Game

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            


For more information, contact:


Susan Altrui


501-661-7208 direct


501-351-0273 cell


BOO AT THE ZOO Officially Open on Razorback Game Day

Adults Only Preview Night This Thursday Kicks-off Annual Halloween Festival

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 16, 2012) – The Zoo announced today that it will be open the night of Saturday, October 27, when the Hogs take on Ole Miss earlier that morning at War Memorial Stadium.  The game starts at 11:21 a.m. leaving enough time for parking to clear for BOO guests coming at 6:00 p.m.


Adults Only Preview Night

The Little Rock Zoo will kick-off the 21st Annual BOO AT THE ZOO this Thursday, October 18, with an Adults Only preview night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Guests will have the chance to experience all the rides and attractions of BOO before BOO opens to the general public. Ticket price is only $20 and includes all beverages and the live band, Big Stack.  Food trucks will be available for concessions.  Tickets can be purchased in advance online at or at the gate the evening of the event.



BOO is Arkansas’ largest Halloween festival drawing 20,000 to 30,000 attendees during the 10 days of the event. BOO features trick-or-treating in a safe environment at several “candy stops” located throughout the Zoo. 


BOO also features numerous rides and attractions including the haunted house, haunted train, Frankenstein’s Dance Party, a costume contest, kid’s corner, hay maze, bounce houses, carnival rides, and family friendly live music every night. Food trucks will have concessions available for purchase.


Tickets are $7 each for general admission and $15 each for all-inclusive armbands.  Armbands include general admission and unlimited rides and attractions.  Ride and attraction tickets can be purchased for $.50 cents each at Boo at the Zoo.  Special discount rates apply for general admission and armband tickets when purchased online at  Please call (501) 661-7208 for more information or visit  



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