Spooktacular Harvest Festival 2019

September 13, 2019

Spooktacular Harvest Festival Sponsors Graohic


The 33rd Annual Utica Zoo Spooktacular Harvest Festival has returned! Save October 19th and 20th in your calendar!

Sponsored by I LOVE NY, KISSFM, Talk 100.7, BUG Country, Roser Communications Network, Empower Federal Credit Union, Stewarts Shops, WellNow Urgent Care, Indium Corporation, and Lady and Leap Toy Shop.

Bring the whole family for a weekend of fall fun and spooky good times! Live Music, fall favorite treats, food trucks, trick or treating, games and activities, and of course over 200 animals on the scenic grounds of the Utica Zoo.

Cost: Members-$6 for adults, $3 for kids | Not-Yet members-$10 for adults, $6 for kids. Admission Cost includes full-day access to the Zoo, plus everything listed below: (subject to change)

Trick or Treat: Multiple trick or treat stations will be set up throughout the Zoo. Grab your sweet treats and have tons of fun!

Animal Pumpkin Enrichment: Select animals will receive pumpkins for enrichment! See how our animals use their natural behaviors to enjoy their pumpkins.

Dance Performances by Maria Christina’s School of Dance

Hula Hooper Performances by Upstate Hoopz (Sunday Only)

Karate Demonstration by Karate USA

Photo Booth by Mad Props Photo Booths

Comedy Magic by Jim Okey(Sunday Only)

Autumn Avenue Market: Meet some of our local farm and craft stand vendors and pick up your favorite Autumn house goods, snacks, and crafts.

Food Trucks and Snacks: Bring your appetite for various food trucks, Polly’s by O’Connors or everyone’s fall favorites: apple cider and donuts.

Music by: The Brian Mulkerne Band

Inflatable Super Slide from Varano Super Jump

Parking and Shuttles: Both parking lots at the Zoo will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Overflow parking will be located at Valley View Golf Course (Lower Lot) and the Parkway Rec Center on Saturday and MVCC Payne Hall Lot or the Parkway Rec Center on Sunday and there will be shuttles available from all locations.

More details coming soon!