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TIME TO GET DRESSED UP FOR HOWL-O-WEEN AT THE LIVING DESERT

Two-Day Witches and Wizards Event Set for October 27 & 31
PALM DESERT/INDIAN WELLS, CA • October 16, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Erin Scott
Sr. Marketing and Public Relations Manager
760-346-5694 x.2610
escott@livingdesert.org

It’s time to get the costumes ready for the annual H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation’s Howl-O-Ween at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. This family-friendly zoo adventure is set for Saturday, October 27, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and Wednesday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Guests are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes and enjoy wildly exciting activities and live entertainment. Howl-O-Ween participants under 12 years of age are encouraged to bring a reusable bag to hit the trick-or-treat trail for the variety of treat stations.

Attendees will enjoy Halloween themed décor and lights throughout most of the zoo, plus a variety of carnival games including pumpkin bowling and Quidditch. Additional activities include arts and crafts, face painting, a monster maze, and wizard workshop. A magician will be performing in Village WaTutu, DJ “Dynamic Dave” will be spinning tunes, and fun photo opportunities also will be available.

Howl-O-Ween is presented by the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, with event sponsors HiTech Lights and Contour Dermatology.

The Howl-O-Ween daytime event on Saturday, October 27 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon is free to members and with paid admission. Halloween night, Wednesday, October 31 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. is free to members and $10 for non-members.

The Living Desert is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (760) 346-5694 or visit www.LivingDesert.org.

About the Living Desert:

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a nonprofit, accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, ensuring the highest standards of all aspects of animal care, education, conservation, public service, and operations. The Zoo is active in conservation research, habitat protection, breeding programs and education initiatives around the world, as well as in its own community. The Zoo has been a top attraction in the Palm Springs area for nearly 50 years. The Living Desert is located at 47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260. For more information: (760) 346-5694 or visit livingdesert.org.

About the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation:

The H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation is a private foundation that generously supports educational and other charitable projects. Since 1988, the Berger Foundation has contributed over $800 million to charities throughout Southern California and the United States.