ICYMI still can visit this weekend

If you missed last weekend's Boo at the Zoo festivities, don't worry: It all happens again this weekend, Oct. 23-25.

Sugar Patch Place will celebrate all that is sweet about Halloween. Families can take a self-guided tour of Candy Mansion as well as explore a mini maze of hay featuring favorite Disney Villians, presented by Disney on Ice Let's Celebrate. Plus you can enjoy the baked goods at Bakersfield Zoo, a giant gingerbread-themed display featuring Zoo animals.

Super Hero Lagoon is the perfect stop for the little heroes and heroines in the family. Catch a live-action superhero show at the Animals on Safari Stage featuring Spider-Man, Captain America, Black Widow and Ant-Man as they defend the world from the Green Goblin! This action-packed performance takes place nightly during Boo at the Zoo at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. A catered daytime showing will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. on Oct. 24 and 25. This Super Hero Lunch must be reserved in advance and tickets are available for purchase at www.columbuszoo.org.

The popular Frogwartz Academy returns to Asia Quest and adds a dash of magic to the Halloween celebration. Guests can be sorted into their houses, walk the halls of the late, great wizards as well as learn from them during the Wizardry 101 class performed by The Otterbein University Theatre students.

The rest of the park will be enchanted with other merry, not scary, attractions. Including several treat station clusters throughout the park. Plus, the animals will receive their very own treats during the Pumpkin Smash! Then, hear firsthand from our animal care team members during the Keeper Talks held throughout the day. A schedule of activities will be available at the Zoo's entrance.

For more information, go to www.columbuszoo.org.