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Zoolala Auction

Take a bid on the wild side and support the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society as you explore one-of-a-kind experiences, artful creations, unique gifts, and much more – all from the comfort of your home! September 20 – September 30 Your contribution provides critical support for New Bedford’s beloved local zoo and ensures the survival of the BPZOO through the economic challenges brought on by the global pandemic. By participating, you protect endangered wildlife, connect our community to nature, and safeguard the sustainability of this treasured organization for generations to come.   Enter the Auction Or download the Handbid App from your App Store for easy bidding from your cell phone!     THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS  

Boo at the Zoo and Baby Boo Return!

SLIGHTLY SPOOKY FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Now in its 19th year – Boo at the Zoo returns, with extra precautions, during the daytime to satisfy all your fall, Halloween and cool weather cravings. Want to show off your little ghosts and goblins? Baby Boo is for you! Baby Boo is geared towards children 5 and under, but any age is welcome! Boo at the Zoo runs from 10:00am to 6:00pm on October 17, 18, 24, 25 and 31.   Baby Boo runs from 9:00am to 2:00pm on October 23 and 30. Dress the kids in their favorite costume and come explore all that BPZOO has to offer! We’ll provide families with a socially-distanced walk through experience with some twists and turns along the way. Our slightly spooky theme will include mazes, a scavenger hunt, plenty of trick-or-treat stations, endless photo opportunities including a photo costume contest, Halloween themed animal enrichment, and up-close meet and greets with the Zoo’s Animal Ambassadors. Families are encouraged to bring their own “trick or treat” bags. All proceeds from Boo at the Zoo support the Zoo’s education and family programs. NEW this year – Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Each pumpkin must be submitted with a Pumpkin Decorating Entry Form at the Zoo on October 12th or 13th. Click the link for full details.     Our membership has its perks! Renew or join today and SAVE  Please note: Zoo Members who purchase tickets to Boo at the Zoo will be granted complimentary admission* to all other weekend Boo activities (Baby Boo excluded and subject to availability) for the remainder of October, for those that attended and are listed on your membership card. Buy once and enjoy up to five Boo at the Zoo days! To receive your unique, one-time use online code to reserve additional tickets, please email membership@bpzoo.org. *Codes will not be distributed until 10/17 and additional tickets are subject to availability   We are excited to bring Boo at the Zoo back for the 2020 season! In order to do so, we have implemented measures to encourage social distancing among guests and staff and to protect our animals. By purchasing your event ticket, you agree to: abide by social distancing rules wear a face mask throughout your visit according to MA state guidelines follow the one-way pathways BOO AT THE ZOO TICKETS BABY BOO TICKETS Boo at the Zoo Prices Zoo Member: $11 Adult, $7 Child Non-member: $16 Adult, $12 Child Under 2 is free Baby Boo Prices Zoo Member: $10 Adult, $5 Child Non-member: $15 Adult, $10 Child Under 2 is free Boo at the Zoo is proudly presented by Bristol County Savings Bank and sponsored by Renewal by Anderson and First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union.