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City of Idaho Falls News

Posted on: July 7, 2021

Boo at the Zoo is Back! Zoo Seeks Vendors for Trick or Treat Booths

Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is back, baby! Hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS), one of the largest events in southeastern Idaho will return to the Idaho Falls Zoo on October 28, 29, and 30.  

People are excited to enjoy events once again, and Boo at the Zoo is the best way to get your business seen by a significant percent of our regional communities. The trick-or-treat booths throughout the zoo are hosted by local businesses and organizations and NOW is the time to sign up and reserve your booth space. Boo at the Zoo is Idaho Falls’ largest family-friendly Halloween event and one of southeastern Idaho’s largest events overall. An average of with around 15,000 people attend annually. 

When you participate in Boo at the Zoo, your business/organization may be mentioned on the radio, posted on the zoo’s website, Facebook, and Instagram pages, and included in event promotions.  We’re also looking for event sponsors!

Trick-or-treat booth space for for-profits is only $150 and not-for-profits only $50 and you must also provide the treats and items given away at your booth. Call Laurie Gravatt, TPZS executive director, at (208) 612-8421 or tpzs@cableone.net to sign up your business to participate in Boo at the Zoo. 

Supporting the TPZS is a great way to help your Idaho Falls Zoo and be a part of incredible community events. All monies from zoo fundraisers support zoo projects, and this year’s events will go toward constructing a new entrance and gift shop at the Idaho Falls Zoo. 

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About Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park:   With more than 300 individual animals representing 130 species from all around the globe, the Idaho Falls Zoo is known as the “Best Little Zoo in the West.” Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo participates in 47 Species Survival Plans. Learn more on our website

Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff, contact Public Information Officer, Bud Cranor.

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