Peek-a-Boo at the Stone Zoo will feature Halloween themed crafts and games, along with a haunted maze. Visitors to the Zoo will also have the chance to learn about enrichment as many of the animals receive pumpkins!
Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals. Thrills, chills and animals lurk around every corner on the Trick-or-Treat Trail! Throughout the day, guests will learn about the importance of enrichment, as they watch as many of the animals receive pumpkins, generously donated by Whole Foods of Melrose, as enrichment items.
Children and families will enjoy:
- Creepy crafts
- Ghoulish games
- Costume contests, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.
- Haunted maze
Watch animals receive pumpkin enrichment, and learn more about a few of these amazing creatures during scheduled Zookeeper Encounters:
- 11:30 a.m.: Black Bear Enrichment and Zookeeper Encounter
- 1:00 p.m.: Chacoan Peccary Enrichment and Zookeeper Encounter
- 1:30 p.m.: Cougar Enrichment
- 2:00 p.m.: River Otter Enrichment
General admission rates apply to Halloween events. Zoo admission is free to all members.
Thank you to the following for donating their time and treats for the Trick-or-Treat Trail:
Cape Cod Chips
The Goddard School of Saugus
Whole Foods of Melrose