Woodland Park Zoo is celebrating fall with Autumn Fest during the remaining weekends of October. Autumn Fest activities include professional pumpkin carver Russ Leno; bluegrass music by Boys of Greenwood Glen and Cahalen Morrison & Eli West; hula hooping by Hoop to the Beat; Thriller dance by Roosevelt High School; clog dancing with The Tallboys; Tribe, a children’s dance troop from Art Rise Dance School; and demonstrations by Alpha Martial Arts, plus special talks on wolves at the wolf exhibit on Oct. 22-23 in honor of Wolf Awareness Week.
The weekend before Halloween is Pumpkin Bash with daytime trick-or-treating, pumpkin treats for many of the zoo’s animals, live entertainment and crafts.
Photo by Dennis Dow, Woodland Park Zoo.
Autumn Fest is free with admission. (During the weekend of Oct. 29-30, one child 12 years and under in costume is admitted free with a paid adult.) You can purchase your zoo admission tickets in advance online.
Check out the online schedule for daily events. The zoo’s fall and winter hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (last entrance at 4 p.m.)