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Howl-O-Ween at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Howl-O-Ween is a yearly Halloween-themed event at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo.  This event features activities and attractions gauged toward children from 8-15, although brave youngsters have found the event to be quite enjoyable. Brave children (and parents!) can enter our haunted attractions: The Haunted Hayride, Farmer Beardsley’s Farmstead, and the Ghastly Greenhouse. For the more timid, there are events such as magic shows, face painting, fortune tellers, dancers and more. The ultimate goal of any good Halloween event is to get a few screams from you, so parents of sensitive children should consider this before entering a haunt.

Tickets for Howl-O-Ween are $12 presale & for Zoo members (see below to purchase) and $15 on the night of the event.  Your ticket purchase includes two haunted houses, haunted hayride, all perfomances, face painting, carousel rides & more.  Food and beverage are not included, but the Zoo’s Peacock Cafe is open during the event.  Parking at the Zoo is free of charge. Please note, because this is a special event, no discounts or complimentary Zoo passes can be applied to Howl-O-Ween tickets.

Please contact us at info@beardsleyzoo.org or call 203-394-6574 with any questions. We are always able to respond to e-mails faster!

 Join us on the following dates & times for Howl-O-Ween:

Saturday, October 14 – 6:30 PM – 10 PM

Saturday, October 21 – 6:30 PM – 10 PM

Friday, October 27 – 6:30 PM – 10 PM

Saturday, October 28 – 6:30 PM – 10 PM

Please check back for our schedule of events!

Purchase Presale Tickets & Save!

Purchase your tickets before the event & bypass the line!  Tickets purchased the night of the event are $15 per person – presale tickets are available online for $12 per person.  Groups of 10+ are $10 per person.  Simply bring your printed receipt (one per group) to the Front Gate & get instant access.  Please note tickets are for one-time use only, but can be used on any night of Howl-O-Ween.  To order by phone, contact Amanda at 203-394-6574.

 Howl-O-Ween is proudly sponsored by The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation.

Special thanks to our generous sponsors:
Adelman Hirsch & Connors, LLP
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Volunteer Council
Curtiss Ryan Honda
William B. Meyer, Inc.

For more information on sponsoring this fun fall event, view our Howl Sponsor Sheet.