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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Trick-or-Treat Fest

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo announced tickets are on sale for the 4th 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 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning October 6 through October 29.

“The tradition of celebrating Halloween at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo returns with four weekends of fall family fun,” said Kelly Manderfield, Cleveland Metroparks chief marketing officer.  “Thanks to our partners, families will enjoy trick-or-treating and a variety of festive experiences.”

Trick-or-Treat Fest is an additional ticketed experience and includes meet-and-greets with costumed characters, access to 20 trick-or-treat stations, and the return of the Monster Mash Dance Party at the Zoo’s amphitheater.  Included with each ticket, guests will enjoy unlimited train rides on the Pumpkin Express train and the Circle of Wildlife Carousel.  The first 800 guests each day receive a complimentary trick or treat bag courtesy of Meijer. 

Trick-or-Treat Fest will have timed ticketing.  Guests are strongly encouraged to secure their spot in advance and must adhere to the time selected. Tickets for Trick-or-Treat Fest are $9 for nonmembers and $7 for members. Children under 2 enter free.  Tickets are available at