Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Get ready for a howling good time at the annual Boo at the Zoo where kids can show off their Halloween costumes while strolling through the Austin Zoo during evening hours. The Zoo will be illuminated and decorated for Halloween, and you can ride the haunted train and explore a haunted house, too. Boo at the Zoo takes place every Friday and Saturday in October from 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Tickets: Get your tickets for Boo at the Zoo by calling 512-288-1490 or stopping by the Austin Zoo Gift Shop. Tickets are $17.50 per person and include a train pass and unlimited visits inside the Haunted House. Also take note that you can add in tickets to see a Scotti Roo & Christini show for $3.

Did you know that the Austin Zoo is a rescue and rehabilitation zoo? Their mission is to assist animals in need. For much more info, you can visit the Austin Zoo website.

–> Giveaway: We have some Boo at the Zoo tickets to give away! Enter below for the chance to win a 4-pack of tickets on Friday, Oct. 6 or a pair of tickets on Saturday, Oct. 7, both include an 8 p.m. train ride. Entering the giveaway will add you to the Do512 Family email list, where we let you know about the best family events in Austin each week.

The giveaway is now closed and winners have been notified. Thanks to all who entered!