Trick… or treat?
A spooky event for all ages!
Howl-O-Ween includes activities and experiences for the whole family.
Please be aware of the activity’s description before participating.*
Looking for scary tricks? SCARY activities are for guests ages 8 and older who like a good scare!
Sweet treats more your style? MERRY activities are appropriate for all ages.
* Fake weapons will not be allowed into the event. Guests will be asked to leave these items in their car or pick them up as they exit the event.$12.95 general | $9.95 members | Kids 2 and under are free.
Tickets also available for purchase at the gate. Admission includes entrance into the Phoenix Zoo and access to games and entertainment. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable. The number of tickets available is limited. Events often sell out early. Tickets are valid only during specific event dates and hours. Prices, entertainment, attractions, experiences, ticket types, entitlements and other event elements subject to change without notice.
- Merry Activities ☺
- Scary Activities ☠
Merry Activities are appropriate for all ages!
It’s a funhouse maze where everyone is a winner!
Character Meet & Greet
Princesses, Superheroes and Star Wars… OH MY! Hob-knob and take a photo with your favorite star.
Dr. Howl’s Science Lab
Be captivated with science experiments that use fire, ice and other primal forces of nature! Kids will explore science with hands-on experiments and exciting demonstrations. Meet the Arizona Ghostbusters and build LEGOS with a Master Model Builder from LEGOLAND® Discovery Center. Plus LIVE animal encounters!
Trick or Treat Doors
Walk through a pathway of Halloween themed doors and collect candy. We promise more treats than tricks!
Pirates of the “Scare”ibbean
Aye, matey! Come aboard and witness this thrilling pirate sword fight! It’s sure to shiver ye timbers!
Extinct Animal Graveyard
Learn about species that have gone extinct and what can be done now and in the future to prevent other species from going extinct.
Psychic & Tarot Readings
Want to know what the future holds for you? Sit down with Bob the Psychic to find out!
Enjoy a special ride to haunting music on our spider web-covered carousel.
“Shipwreck Bay” at Stingray Bay*
Experience this interactive encounter allowing you to come hand to fin with cownose stingrays.
*Additional fees apply
Scary activities are recommended for guests ages 8 and older who like a good scare!
Please be aware and use your discretion when participating in the following activities.
Phoenix Arizona Paranormal Society (PAPS)**
Watch videos and listen to recordings of paranormal activities that have taken place right here in Arizona.
Send in the clowns! The carnival is in town, full of gut-bursting fun that will make you die… of laughter. Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at all the magic and mayhem that makes our Carn-EVIL possible, but take heed as you may find yourself trapped in an outlandish world where we won’t let you leave!
Most of the human race has succumbed to the t-virus and only a few brave fighters remain. Can you get out alive, or will you become infected?
Journey through this haunted museum… but be careful… they say it comes to life at night.
4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse
FAMINE. PLAGUE. DEATH. These mythical riders symbolize the evils to come at the end of the world. Meet them, if you dare!
Take a guided tour of the haunted Yakulla catacombs, where those who embark on this daring adventure will face lost souls and creatures that still lurk within. Will you be one of the lucky few to see the light at the end of the tunnel?
Terror in Toyland
In German-speaking Alpine folklore, Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure. According to traditional narratives, Krampus punishes children during the Christmas season who misbehave. Be warned, the naughty may not make it out!
*Additional fees apply.
** Bilik will close at 3 p.m. both days for set up.
Want to volunteer at one of the coolest Halloween events in the valley?
If interested in volunteering as an individual or with a group, please contact 602.286.3800×7335.