Events — 14 October 2012
Boo! Nashville Zoo’s  15th Annual Ghouls at Grassmere

Ford Motor Company Fund’s Ghouls at Grassmere is back with eight nights of spooktacular fun. Nashville’s largest Halloween celebration featuring 20 trick-or-treat stations, animal shows, costume parades and more is set for October 18 – 21 and 25 – 28 from 5 – 9 p.m. each night. Ghouls at Grassmere is community favorite designed to appeal to families with children ages 12 and under. Guests can brave a ride on the Haunted Hayride through the Zoo’s back roads, go for a spin on the Scary-Go-Round, play frightening games at Carn-Evil and shake their “ghoul” thing at the Monster Mash. New to Ghouls this year is Eerie Estate, a 3-D Chromadepth experience designed by students at O’More College of Design. Other activities include Trick-or-Treat Trail, Monster Lab, shows at Monsterpiece Theater, Kookie Kiddie Cove, Dying Traditions and Superstitions Tour, and a souvenir giveaway for kids and parents alike.

Ghouls at Grassmere is $12 for members and $15 for non-members, and includes all activities, rides and parking. Tickets purchased before Oct. 18 receive a $2 discount. Advance tickets can be purchased at until Oct. 18 or at the Zoo’s Guest Services hut every day before 3 p.m. Ford Motor Company Fund’s Ghouls at Grassmere is presented by Target, Piedmont Gas, Outback Steakhouse and HCA TriStar, and supported by GooGoo Clusters, Gaylord Entertainment, Party Patrol and YP.

Nashville Zoo is accredited by the prestigious Association of Zoos and Aquariums, assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry.  Attracting more than 640,000 visitors annually, the Zoo is considered one of the top things to do in Nashville. The Zoo is a non-profit organization located at 3777 Nolensville Pike and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.  The mission of Nashville Zoo is to inspire a culture of understanding and discovery of our natural world through conservation, innovation and leadership.  For more information about Nashville Zoo, call 615-833-1534 or visit


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