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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo 2nd annual Trick-or-Treat Fest

Tickets are now on sale for the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo for the 2nd annual Trick-or-Treat Fest presented by Citizens.  Bring your family in costume for this year’s family-friendly Halloween event at the Zoo, Fridays through Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning October 8 through October 31.

“We’re excited to continue the tradition of celebrating Halloween at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo,” said Kelly Manderfield, Cleveland Metroparks chief marketing officer.  “Thanks to the support of our sponsors and positive community feedback, we are able to bring back this popular daytime event

Trick-or-Treat Fest includes meet-and-greets with costumed characters, access to 15 trick-or-treat stations on Wayside Furniture Way, and the return of the Monster Mash Dance Party at the Zoo’s amphitheater.  This add-on ticketed experience also includes unlimited rides on the carousel courtesy of MetroHealth.  The first 1,000 guests each day receive a complimentary trick or treat bag courtesy of Meijer.

“Halloween at the Zoo has become a tradition at Citizens,” said Jim Malz, president, Citizens.  “We’re proud to partner again with Cleveland Metroparks Zoo to offer the community a safe, fun and engaging event where families can make lifelong memories."

Trick-or-Treat Fest will have timed ticketing and tickets are limited. Guests are strongly encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance and must adhere to the time selected.  Tickets for Trick-or-Treat Fest, which includes Zoo general admission, are $19.95 for nonmembers and $9.95 for members. Children under 2 enter free.  

Tickets are available now at