Spooky Zoo Spectacular

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The Spooky Zoo Spectacular (or Spooky Zoo for short) is an annual event at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, held around or on Halloween. The purpose of the event is to provide a safe environment for children, particularly those living in Chicago's lower income neighborhoods, to trick or treat. The event is attended by 30,000 to 40,000 children each year.

Along with stations throughout the zoo where children can collect candy, the event provides a haunted house, a costume parade, and costumed entertainers. It is largely put on by volunteers, and supported by a number of local and national businesses.