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Creatures of the Night

Presented by Lowry Park Zoo at Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park, Tampa FL

Oct 06 - 28 2017
Creatures of the Night

Eerie Family Frights

Creatures of the Night returns even spookier than last year, for ghouls and goblins of all ages! Hoot, howl and hang out as the Zoo transforms into an eerie and immersive Halloween adventure for the whole family. Creatures emerge at dusk with startling surprises around every corner. No horror or gore, just fun frights for all!

The animals come alive at night! Get a glimpse into the nighttime habits of the animals, PLUS:

– NEW Halloween themed show
– Special animal mingles
– Elephant pumpkin smash

ALL-NEW this year! An evil forest with a thirst for souls, you can enter but you may never…leaf! Hear the whispers in the breeze, the voices of souls trapped within the trees! Anyone who has ever ventured into the woods has not returned, yet the whispers continue to draw people in…

– Pumpkin Palooza
– Pharaoh’s Dance Party – Scareab Point
– Wolf Haven
– Scareab Point
– Carousel of Creeps
– Critter Canal
– Haunted Key West
– Pharaoh’s Tomb
– Slither Swamp
– Whispering Woods

Get your treats early this Halloween season at our trick-or-treat stations in located in Pumpkin Palooza!

Lowry Park Zoo is home to more than 1300 animals and famous for having one of the most beautiful, tropical zoological settings in the world. The Zoo brings together animals and visitors to create unforgettable, natural connections.



Join the eerie family frights after 4 p.m. for just $22.95 on Friday or Saturday nights! Seasonal events are included with Zoo Membership and the pay for a day – come back all year tickets.

The Zoo’s Visitor Service staff is pleased to assist guests requiring special assistance to ensure an enjoyable experience. Please contact a supervisor in advance of your visit by email or at 813-935-8552 ext. 0.

    Official Website


Additional time info:

Limited time only!
Friday and Saturday Nights • 4-10 pm
October 6-28

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.




Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park

1101 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL 33615


On site parking available.


    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

The Zoo is a designated Autism-friendly business. Sign Language interpreter can be made available by prior arrangment. To inquire about scheduling an interpreter, please contact Guest Services

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