Join us for Boo at the Zoo at Scovill Zoo. 

Hundreds of Jack-o’-lanterns guide you through treat stations staffed by generous community volunteers. Take a ride on the Fright Night Express and the Endangered Species Carousel.

Fee for those who want treats is $4.75 and those who don’t want treats is $3.75.

Carousel rides $2.25 ($1.75 for Friends of the Zoo members.)

Train rides $2.75 ($1.75 for Friends of the Zoo members.)

(217) 421-7435.

Past dates

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  • Starting Friday, October 13th, 2017, repeated every week on Thursday and Friday until Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Starting Saturday, October 14th, 2017, repeated every week on Sunday and Saturday until Sunday, October 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Scovill Zoo

71 S. Country Club Rd.
Decatur, 62521


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