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Columbian Park Zoo closing for winter

The zoo will hosts its annual Halloween event -- Boo-At-The-Zoo on Oct. 24th, 25th, and 26th.

Posted: Oct 13, 2018 6:50 PM
Updated: Oct 13, 2018 11:24 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — If you didn't visit the Columbian Park Zoo before it closed, you still have one more chance. The zoo will host its annual Halloween event -- Boo-At-The-Zoo on Oct. 24th, 25th, and 26th.

Zookeepers are working to get the park prepared. Some activities happening at the event include an enchanted train ride, a pumpkin patch and live entertainment.

Head Zoo Keeper, Heather Woody said the zoo will be completely transformed in Halloween themed decoration.

“You're gonna walk in through the front gate and we're gonna have corn stocks, straw, pumpkins decorated in the entire zoo.” said Woody. “There's gonna be spiderwebs up and everything.”

Woody said the zoo will be full of kid-friendly activities.

“We will have an enchanted train ride that the kids can do. There's a pumpkin patch, they come trick-or-treat, get candy, prizes and we'll also have live entertainment,” said Woody.

The zoo will continue offering it's outreach programs and on-site classes during the winter months. During the off months, the zoo will update and expand its animal exhibits. You can see the new changes when the zoo opens up again in April.

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