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Creatures Of The Night

October 14-16, 21-23, 28-30

Watch the wolves howl at the moon, see the bears devour pumpkins, and hangout with the bats at their favorite hour! Bring a flashlight and explore ZooAmerica to get a rare glimpse into the nighttime habits of your favorite animals.

Plus, starting nightly at 6 PM, discover more than 10 limited time exhibits and displays great for families of all ages. Check the list below for some of the featured displays! View hours.

Halloween Treats

Everyone loves some pumpkin flavored treats, our animal friends are no different! Watch featured animals enjoy a special Halloween Treat!

  • Fridays: Black Bear
  • Saturdays: Gray Wolf
  • Sundays: Animals in the nocturnal wing of The Great Southwest Building

Truth or Tale?

Do owls have the best hearing? Are tarantulas really deadly? ZooAmerica naturalists present Truth or Tale?, an engaging show that explores the facts and myths of animal tales in an educational and entertaining way.


Ever wonder what a snake, turtle, or alligator feels like? Now is your chance to find out! Stop by and meet with some of our cold-blooded animal friends.


Decorate your own luminary and watch as the shapes come into focus and light up the night with each additional luminary!

Creatures Of The Night is also included in admission to Hersheypark In The Dark, when entered from within Hersheypark.

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