Wild Zoo offers merry, not scary fun this Halloween

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s 38th annual Wild Zoo Halloween continued Friday, inviting guests to feed animals pumpkin treats.

During the twelve day event, guests can trick-or-treat for candy at the Treat Trails, view zoo animals, meet Broomhilda the friendly witch, see giant-sized pumpkins and pumpkin animal sculptures, and take a ride on a train into Franke Park woods. Children can choose their own mini-pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch.

The current schedule for Wild Zoo Halloween is listed below:

October 22: Local Hero Day – meet local fire, police, and military from 1:00 3:00 p.m.
October 23: Star Wars Day – meet Star Wars characters from 1:00 3:00 p.m.
October 27: Cans for Conservation – bring an empty aluminum can and get a free train ride ticket
October 28: Scavenger Hunt
October 29 & October 30: Truck & Tractor Weekend (new this year)
October 31: Pumpkin Decorating Workshop – decorate a mini pumpkin to take home

Kids are encouraged to wear costumes. The zoo is decorated for Halloween and features several photo spots where guests can take their own pictures.

The event is presented by Star Financial Bank. For more information visit Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.