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Spooktacular 2019

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  • Oct. 19, 2019 through Oct. 20, 2019, Oct 19 & 20: 5-8:30pm
  • Staten Island Zoo
  • 614 Broadway, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $25; free for children 2 and under

The Staten Island Zoo’s annual SPOOKTACULAR returns for two fun-filled days on October 19 & 20, 2019. Don’t miss Staten Island’s largest Halloween-themed event brimming with shows, games, and enchantment spread over the Zoo’s 8-acre campus. 

• Costume Contest – All children in costume can join in! 

• Halloween Town – Interactive games for children 

• Carousel – Take a spin on the magical carousel 

• Candy Land – A happy place with candy, crafts and music 

• Musical-Comedy Shows – Continuous live performances 

• Hay Maze – Laugh-filled play zone 

• Kooky Karnival – A traditional family-friendly arcade 

• Monster Alley – A scary section for the brave-at-heart…beware! 

• Main Building – Three wings transformed into themed attractions 

• Café – Hot apple cider, Hot chocolate,Burgers, Pretzels and more. 

• Photo Ops – Colorful costume characters & scenes for photos! 

About Staten Island Zoo

614 Broadway

Staten Island, NY


  • Standard hours: 10 am to 4:45pm daily
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: No
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: No

  • The Staten Island Zoo is a 8-acre suburban zoo in West Brighton, Staten Island, New York City. The zoo is open year round except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

  • Parking: Free
  • Nearest public transportation stop: NA
  • Play area: Outdoor