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Silly, Not-Too-Spooky Fun Awaits at John Ball Zoo’s ZOO GOES BOO

Halloween can be a tricky holiday with younger kids. They LOVE to get dressed up and they (of course) love a sweet treat, but you don’t want to bump into anything too scary while you’re out. What’s a parent to do?!

Zoo Goes Boo is here to save the day! Kids get an extra day to wear their Halloween costumes, score more free candy, and see all the excitement the zoo has to offer.

Seeing a lion ROAR is the perfect kind of “scary” for my kids.

Lions and Tigers and Bears–OH MY!

Zoo Goes Boo gives families an opportunity to take in all the sights and sounds of the zoo while celebrating Halloween along the way. You can count on some festive decorations, lively entertainment, and fun games to try throughout the zoo.

This event is something that families look forward to every fall. There is something memorable (and a little bit silly) about looking at animals while you’re little ones are dressed up like them! Make it part of your Halloween family tradition this year!

More Details About the John Ball Zoo

While we all know and love the JBZ for the endless animals we get to check out in real life, the zoo has recently added tons of fun extras to enhance your visit. Summer camps, a bird flight show, a zoom down the zipline, and interactive animal experiences are just a few of the exciting, new things happening at the JBZ.

If you haven’t been to the JBZ in awhile, it’s worth a trip with your family to see the Red Pandas and take a ride on the Funicular. I feel like there’s always something new to check out!

Enter to WIN a Four Pack of Tickets to Zoo Goes Boo at JBZ

John Ball Zoo is giving away a four pack of tickets to enjoy the Zoo Goes Boo to one lucky reader. Zoo Goes Boo is running October 18-20 and 25-27 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Adult tickets are $12 and children are $10 (members are free) and the cost includes entrance to the zoo and free treats along the way.

There are three ways to get entries in for a chance to WIN by commenting on THIS article. Facebook comments do not count for entries.

1: For a first entry, leave a comment below telling us what your most memorable Halloween costume was!

2. Get a second entry by “liking” John Ball Zoo on Facebook and leave a separate comment telling us you did so. (Note: Only comments on this article will be counted for this giveaway.)

3. Get a third entry by sharing this giveaway with friends. Leave a third and final comment below telling us how you shared.


This giveaway will close on October 14, 2019 at midnight and the winners will be notified via email. The winner will have 24 hours to respond by email accepting the prize. No purchase necessary to enter the contest. Leaving a comment on this blog post is not a requirement of entry. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used to enter the contest and notify winners. Entrants will release Facebook from all liability. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and reside in Michigan. Only one entry per household or IP address. Entrants may also enter the contest by sending an email to win at grkids dot com containing their name, address, phone number and email address along with the words: Zoo Goes Boo Giveaway in the subject line. Grand Rapids Kids’ liability is limited to the value of the prize.

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