Boo at the Zoo begins on Friday

WHEELING – The Oglebay Good Zoo will hold the annual Boo at the Zoo fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 18-20 and Oct. 25-27.

The zoo will open at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26.

All participants receive bags at the door and collect treats at nine stations scattered throughout the zoo.

“Put on your costume and join us for our 2013 annual Boo at the Zoo celebration,” said Penny Miller, zoo director. “Don’t miss this special opportunity to dress up and visit the zoo after dark. And remember, the dinosaurs are still here so this year’s Boo at the Zoo will be extra special.”

Boo at the Zoo also features a spooky train ride, “Spooky Express,” a Halloween-themed train ride that’s only available during Boo at the Zoo. The cost of the Spooky Train Ride is $2.50 and tickets are available at the zoo’s train station.

Boo at the Zoo admission is $7.25 for non members, $5.25 for members. Boo admission is reduced by $1 when purchased in advance from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily at the zoo office.

For information or to purchase Boo at the Zoo tickets in advance, call the Good Zoo office at (304) 243-4100.