Attention All Ghosts, Ghouls and Zombies, it’s time for Howl-O-Ween at the Phoenix Zoo! Whether scary or merry, screams or smiles — tricks and treats are waiting for you around every corner at this fun Halloween event.

Tickets: On Sale Soon!

$8 for Phoenix Zoo Members
$10 for Non-Members.

Howl-O-Ween Activities Include:

  • Animal Encounters
  • Creatures of the Night Animal Show
  • Magic Shows
  • Haunted Trails
  • Encounter zombies lurking around every corner in the Desert of the Dead
  • Trick-or-Treating
  • DJ Dance Party
  • Play spooktacular games in our Monster Midway
  • And More!

Check back again soon for additional event information.

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Whether you’re an individual or a group, there are a variety of volunteer opportunities available for this event. Positions range from acting roles; to guest assistance; to set-up. A complete list of volunteer opportunities and position descriptions can be found on the Volunteer Sign-Up Link, listed below. There are positions for just one evening or you may choose to join us for both evenings. All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age to participate.

To reserve your position as a volunteer for Howl-O-Ween, please fill out this form: Howl-O-Ween Volunteer Form

As a non-profit Zoo that requires nearly 150 volunteers each night for Howl-O-Ween, we rely heavily on the support of the community and fantastic volunteers such as you. We thank you in advance for your support of the event and hope that you feel comfortable sharing this assistance request far and wide!

If you have any questions after you view the above link, please contact us at

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Howl-O-Ween!

Howl-O-Ween 2013 Photo Gallery