howl-o-ween family sleepover

Registration for our howl-o-ween family sleepover opens on July 21st, 2018

Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 6:00pm to Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 10:00am

Be our overnight guest for a howling good time and enjoy the thrill of the zoo after dark. During your adventure, learn the truth about "scary" animals through halloween-themed activities, games, live animal encounters, and night tours. Your adventure includes Trick-or-Treat stations and hot breakfast the next morning that includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, and coffee! Bring your own tent to tent camp in the Crooked House Meadow, or sleep indoors inside the Learning LODGE classroom. Class fee is for each individual participant. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Sleepover participants must be at least 5 years old. Please contact the Zoo Education Department if you have any questions regarding registration for this event (408)-794-6424.

$60.00 per person for non-members / $54.00 per person for members


Saturday October 20th - Sunday October 21st

Overview of Evening Activities
6:00-7:00 Check In, Set Up Camp, Crafts
7:00-7:45 Animal Extravaganza Presentation
7:45-8:15 Zoo-themed Games
8:15-8:30 Bathroom Break
8:30-9:15 Flashlight Zoo Tour
9:15-9:45 Story & Snacktime

Overview of Morning Activities
7:00-8:15 Rise and Shine! Pack Up Camp, Take Belongings to Car
7:30-8:15 Hot Breakfast: pancakes, eggs, bacon, coffee, juice
8:15-9:15 Behind-the-Scenes Morning Tour
9:15-9:45 Up-close Animal Encounters
9:45-10:00 Wrap-Up, Goodbyes

What to Bring
Tent (if sleeping outdoors)
Air mattress or foam pad (indoor sleeping is on concrete floor)
Sleeping bag
Personal items: toothbrush, toiletries, washcloth, etc.
Weather appropriate clothing, including a warm jacket
Pajamas and change of clothes for the next day

Please Do Not Bring
Electronic devices, i.e. video games, ipods, etc.

Please Note
The rides, playgrounds, Picnic Basket, and Explore & More Store will not be open during the sleepover. Instead, we have a fun-filled night of special activities, games and animal encounters prepared for you and your family! Participants are welcome to Stay and Play at HHPZ after the sleepover when these attractions will be available after 10:00am.

Happy Hollow Members use coupon code HHMEM to receive your 10% member discount! Contact [email protected] or (408) 794-6420 for more information.

 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Happy Hollow FoundationSpecies Survival Plan