Howl-ooo-ween! Trick or Treat with the Animals

Bring the family to SF Bay Area’s Premier Education and Nature Center on Thursday, Oct. 27 for a howling good time!

What: Trick or treat with the animals at Lindsay Wildlife Experience’s most popular event for miniature ghosts and goblins and their families: Howl-ooo-ween!Margaret-192

Come in costume and try and master our “Ookey-Spooky” obstacle course, then meet some creepy crawly friends and not-so-scary animals.

Every child will receive their very own Lindsay Wildlife Howl-ooo-ween trick-or-treat bag.

From spooky story time and face-painting to making crafts, there are plenty of activities for the whole family. Come hungry, because a food truck will be at Lindsay starting at 5 p.m.

And for the first time, because of the amazing popularity of this event, Lindsay is offering a discounted ticket rate for those who purchase before Oct. 27. So get your tickets early and come have a howling good time at Howl-ooo-ween!

Jelly Belly is Presenting Sponsor of Howl-ooo-ween and Pleasant Hill Orthodontic is a Silver Sponsor.  

BONUS: Lindsay is not just dedicating one day to Halloween fun. Oct. 26-30 is “Not-So-Scary Animals!” at Lindsay Wildlife. During our normal exhibit hall hours, programs include meeting bats and owls, exploring our special Halloween “glow room” and visiting with creepy crawly animals. Visit Lindsay Wildlife Experience to learn more about insects, spiders, bats, and animals that might hoot or howl in the night. All of these special programs and activities are free with regularly paid Lindsay admission!

Where: Lindsay Wildlife Experience, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek, adjacent to Larkey Park.

When: Howl-ooo-ween takes place Thursday, October 27, 5:30- 8 p.m.; Food truck will be in the parking lot beginning at 5 p.m.

Cost for Howl-ooo-ween: Children two and under FREE! $8/members; $12/non-members before Oct. 27; purchase at Lindsay or online at

At the door: $10/members, $14/non-members. Free parking is available.

For more information: Please call 925.627.2913 or visit

Photos of Howl-ooo-ween to use for publication can be found at this Dropbox link:


About Lindsay Wildlife Experience:
Lindsay connects people with wildlife to inspire responsibility and respect for the world we share. A unique natural history and environmental education center where live wild animals are just inches away from visitors, Lindsay serves more than 100,000 children and adults each year. Home to the first wildlife rehabilitation hospital established in the U.S., Lindsay treats more than 5,600 animals annually.
Visiting Lindsay Wildlife Experience
1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 935-1978

Lindsay Hours & Admission
Fall Exhibit Hall Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Admission is free for members and children under 2 years old, $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors 65+ and $6.50 for children 2 -17.