Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Announces the Return of Trick-or-Treat Fest Presented by Citizens

12, September, 2022

Tickets on sale now for the Zoo’s spooktacular Halloween event running weekends October 7 to October 30

Two boys excited to trick or treat through the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Cleveland, Ohio, September 12, 2022… Cleveland Metroparks Zoo today announced tickets are on sale for the 3rd annual Trick-or-Treat Fest presented by Citizens. Bring your family in costume for this year’s family-friendly Halloween event at the Zoo, Fridays through Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning October 7 through October 30.

“We’re excited to continue the tradition of celebrating Halloween at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo,” said Kelly Manderfield, Cleveland Metroparks Chief Marketing Officer. “Thanks to our partners, families will enjoy four weekends of spooktacular fall fun.”

Trick-or-Treat Fest includes meet-and-greets with costumed characters, access to 15 trick-or-treat stations along Wayside Furniture Way, and the return of the Monster Mash Dance Party at the Zoo’s amphitheater presented by CrossCountry Mortgage. This add-on ticketed experience also includes unlimited rides on the Boomerang Line Train courtesy of Meijer and the Circle of Wildlife Carousel courtesy of MetroHealth. The first 1,000 guests each day receive a complimentary trick or treat bag courtesy of Meijer. New this year, guests will enjoy a custom made, larger than life animal display constructed from natural materials presented by CrossCountry Mortgage.

“Citizens is proud to partner again with Cleveland Metroparks Zoo to bring back this favorite community event, offering a safe, fun and engaging experience where families can make lifelong memories," said Jim Malz, President, Citizens.

Trick-or-Treat Fest will have timed ticketing and tickets are limited. Guests are strongly encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance and must adhere to the time selected. Tickets for Trick-or-Treat Fest, which includes Zoo general admission, are $19.95 for non-members and $9.95 for members. Children under 2 enter free. Tickets are available now at


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