POCATELLO – TEXAS ROADHOUSE PRESENTS ZOOBOO 2010 A Spooktacular Halloween Bash at the Pocatello Zoo! Halloween treats, a costume contest and animals! Do Halloween parties get any better than that? Learn more about animals and get up close and personal while enjoying activities, games and music at the Pocatello Zoo! There is something for everyone to “howl” about at ZooBoo, Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Some of the “fang”tastic activities and games include the Haunted TreeHouse, the Super Sonic Cider Barn, the Spooktacular Sonic Cemetery, the Witch Way Creepy Critters Corner, trick-or-treating stations and an animal facts scavenger hunt. In addition, educational presentations will be given by Zoo Trackers and Idaho Master Naturalists.

Costume Contest

The theme for the costume contest is “Animals of the Night.” Judging will take place at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Prizes are courtesy of Sonic Drive-In. All of the following categories will be awarded at each judging session:

  • Infants (2 and under)
  • Little Tykes (ages 3-6)
  • Witches and Warlocks (ages 7-12)
  • Teens & Adults (Age 13+)
  • Group Winner
  • Animal of the Night
  • 2 Honorable Mentions


Cost for this event is admission to the Zoo, and prices are: $4.50 for adults (ages 12-59); $2.50 for youth (ages 3-11); $3.25 for seniors (ages 60+); and Free for children under 2 and Pocatello Zoological Society Members. Food and drinks will be available for an additional cost.


Pocatello ZooBoo is sponsored primarily by Texas Roadhouse. Other sponsors include Sonic Drive-In, Party Palace and Sand Hill Media. Special thanks go out to Century High NHS students who will be working the event. For more information, give us a call at 234-6264, check out our website at www.pocatellozoo.org or search for Pocatello ZooBoo on Facebook.