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Halloween at the Zoo

Banteng Jungtier mit Kürbis.
  • 28 October 2023 - 1 November 2023
  • 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Event

Look forward to a spooktacular Halloween weekend at Dresden Zoo, complete with pumpkin treats for the animals, fiendishly decorated creepy cliffs, and Halloween tales.

 

Saturday 28 October

Pumpkin treats for the animals

9:30 amSnow leopard
10:15 amVultures
11:30 amMeerkats
12:00 pmRed kangaroos
2:45 pmLion-tailed macaques

 

Animal hangouts

1:45 pm   Elephants

2:30 pm   Humboldt penguins

 

Zoo Kasper Puppet House: 11:00 am / 12:00 pm / 2:30 pm / 3:30 pm Halloween tales and scary stories at the Zoo Kasper Puppet House for little ghosties aged 3 and over – with Jule Richter.

 

 

Sunday 29 October

Pumpkin treats for the animals

11:45 amLions
12:00 pmMandrill
3:00 pmMeerkats

 

 

Animal hangouts

9:30 am     Tour of the tundra aviary

11:00 am   Koala weighing

11:00 am   Lion feeding

1:45 pm   Elephants

2:30 pm   Humboldt penguins

 

 

Monday 30 October

Pumpkin treats for the animals

9:30 amGolden takins
11:00 amHowler monkeys
11:30 amBanded mongooses

 

Animal hangouts

12:00 noon   Pelican feeding

1:45 pm   Elephants

2:30 pm   Humboldt penguins

 

Zoo Kasper Puppet House: 11:00 am / 12:00 pm / 2:30 pm / 3:30 pm Halloween tales and scary stories at the Zoo Kasper Puppet House for little ghosties aged 3 and over – with Jule Richter.

 

At 11 am on 31 October, everyone is invited to the big Halloween party with a stage show for weatherproof witches and ghosts, a circus that encourages participation, a spooky forest, vampire tales and a campfire with “Knüppelkuchenˮ (bread on a stick) to toast. The big lantern procession starts at 5:00 pm.

Programme overview 31 October 2023

Pumpkin treats for the animals

9:30 amThe Underground Zoo (rats)
10:30 amOrangutans
11:00 amLion feeding
11:45 amPumpkin treat for the lions
12:00 pmRed kangaroos
1:45 pmElephant
2:30 pmHumboldt penguin feeding
3:00 pmSnowy owls
3:30 pmGiraffes

 

11:00 am – 5:00 pm: Stage show for weatherproof witches and ghosts “Adventures with KESS & Tommy at Halloween”, plus a chance to join in with the SANRO Children’s Circus

11:00 am – 5:00 pm: Witch’s chamber & vampire crypt

Don’t be spooked! From 11 am, Walpurga the witch and the vampire Svetlana von Munkelberg can be spotted haunting the old cliffs.

11:00 am – 5:00 pm: Trick or treat – Ring the doorbell of the Drill family and see what happens.

11:15 am / 1:15 pm / 3:15 pm / 4:15 pm: “Hour of the Blood Moonˮ – Interactive vampire tales for anyone from 6 to 99 years.

No passage through the cliffs during the reading (approx. 20 min).

11:00 am – 4:30 pm: Children’s face painting

11:00 am / 12:00 pm / 2:30 pm/ 3:30 pm: Halloween tales and scary stories at the Zoo Kasper Puppet House for little ghosties aged 3 and over, with Jule Richter

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: “Knüppelkuchenˮ (bread on a stick) at the campfire

5:00 pm: Start of the lantern procession – Meeting point: Square OUTSIDE the zoo entrance

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