Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is back October 1st – November 7th for a 3rd year at the Minnesota Zoo!
Wander through the glow of thousands of artfully carved pumpkins all alight in the night. This season, carve out a little time to bask in the glow of nature and enjoy this truly magical experience. Join us for this naturally magical event for a limited time only at the Minnesota Zoo!
Reserve your tickets today (sold online only)! Tickets range from $16-24. Members save $2 off all General Admission tickets. Late night pricing for extra spooktacular savings! (Monday evenings will be limited capacity and are reserved for guests with mobility challenges and sensory needs.) Learn More
Make your Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular event even more memorable with an additional customized experience!
These once-in-a-lifetime opportunities are sure to light up your season.
Customize your very own Jack-O-Lantern! You can have an artistically and professionally carved pumpkin placed on display and glowing for all to see. At the end of the evening, take your personalized pumpkin home!
Family Zoo Adventure: Snakes, Bats, and Dragons
Celebrate the season by learning about some of the Zoo’s most beloved (but spooky) animals! This daytime program includes animal encounters and a guided tour. Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular tickets are not included in this experience.
Become a member, and join us on the journey to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. YOU make a difference in the success and growth of the Minnesota Zoo and its thousands of treasured species. Memberships are valid for one full year, and include many engaging benefits for individuals and families.