October 29

back to full calendar


Saturday, October 29th & 30th
9:00am - 3:00pm


Get ready for a howling good time at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens' annual Howl-O-Ween event, Saturday, October 29th and Sunday, October 30th, from 9:00am - 3:00pm. This event is free for members or with paid park admission. Book your Zoo tickets today!

Visitors of all ages are invited to dress up in their favorite costume to enjoy a festive and family-friendly Halloween adventure, in addition to the everyday wonders of The Living Desert. A wicked good time will be had by all with the opportunity to...

  • Trick-or-treat at candy stations throughout the Zoo. We are excited to share that all candy this year is palm oil free or made with sustainable palm oil. Support the Zoo’s efforts to reduce waste by bringing your own trick-or-treat bags!
    Various locations throughout the park, 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Discover wildlife in a whole new way by collecting limited edition animal trading cards along the Trick-or-Treat Trail
    Various locations throughout the park, 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Snap photos, play games, and snack on delicious Halloween treats
    Palm Garden, 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Check out creepy, crawly, and cool Keeper Connections
    Wildlife Wonders Amphitheater, 10:00am and 1:30pm
  • Experience live magic with our visiting comedy magician
    Village WaTuTu, 10:30am - 3:30pm
  • See the Animal Care team showoff their fa-boo-lous Halloween creations in a costume contest catwalk
    Wildlife Wonders Amphitheater, 2:00pm
  • Plus, enjoy the wonderful and interactive daily activities at The Living Desert.

Adults and children are welcome and encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes for their visit to Howl-O-Ween. To allow for an enjoyable experience for everyone, we do not allow full face masks for adults, weapons, obscenity, or anything that could cause disturbance to either patrons or animals.

Stop by our frighteningly good food truck for a bite...

Taco Meal: comes with cilantro lime rice & pinto beans. Mix and match your tacos with the following: carnitas, picadillo, papas rojas

Tamales Meal: comes with cilantro lime rice & pinto beans. Mix and match your tamales with the following: chicken with green sauce or cheese only

Desserts: Spooky Churros and Graveyard Parfait


Supporting Sponsors

Esser Air Conditioning and Heating
Search the Living Desert WebsiteMagnifying glass icon