"Meijer gained a high level of visibility and our special discount ticket offer drives customers to the store."

Kim Kronlein

Marketing Manager



"PNC Grow Up Great has been a long time supporter of the 'The World's Largest Halloween Party!'  It provides an opportunity for many families to be first time visitors to the Louisville Zoo."

Traci Stemmle
Asst. VP
PNC Bank



"Summit Media Corp. are long-time media partners of 'The World's Largest Halloween Party!' at the Zoo. We received a tremendous amount of exposure from the event and an increase in traffic to our websites through contest, promotions and photo galleries."

Todd Schumacher
VP / Market Manager
Summit Media Corp.

"Thanks to the Louisville Zoo our community is a stronger, better place!
Ford is proud to sponsor the Zoo!"

Kimberly Hofmann
Ford Motor Company




The Louisville Zoo invites you to become a partner in sponsoring one of the special attractions, treat booths or marketing promotions at "The World’s Largest Halloween Party!" presented by Meijer.  The event is designed to enhance our young visitors’ experience as they trick or treat through the Zoo.  Larger-than-life storybook attractions provide opportunities for clever and appropriate co-branding.  We feature a not-to-scary theme for youngsters.  

EVENT DATES: October 3-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23-26, 2014
5:00 - 8:30 p.m.  Last ticket sold at 8:30 p.m.
ATTENDANCE: Projecting over 80,000 for 2014 (15 evenings)
AUDIENCE: Children 11 and under, and their families
ADMISSION: $8 Online at www.louisvillezoo.org
$10 - at the Zoo Box Office
$7.50 - Meijer Stores
Zoo members receive free and discount admission on select nights
Children 2 and under are free.




Yellow Brick Road and Land of Oz
Follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City with Dorothy, the ScareCrow, Tin-Man, Lion, Glenda the Good Witch, Wicked Witch of the West and Toto too! 

Ogre's Swamp
If you are a fan of the green ogre Shrek, you will enjoy this magical land with Shrek, Fiona & Puss N' Boots.

Pirate’s Cove
A 60 ft. Pirate Ship is located at the edge of the Pirate’s Cove.  Listen and you will hear the Yo-Ho-Ho… of Captain Hook and his crew as they prepare for battle with the tic-tic-tock of the Croc.  Peter Pan, Wendy and the Lost Boys are on hand as we recreate NeverNever Land.  On certain nights Captain Jack Sparrow and members of his crew stop by.

Astro Disco
Dance to the beat of an out-of-this-world "Disco just for kids!"

Mumpkin the Pumpkin
A giant-sized live, talking pumpkin greets our visitors on the Zoo plaza.

Hear the Candy Man singing about Candy Land, a larger than life-size version of the popular children’s game.  Complete with Lollipops, Candy Canes and sweets galore!

Pumpkinville, USA - It's the Great Pumpkin!
Over 4 tons of pumpkins, hay bales and corn fodders are set on a hillside of decorated, lit pumpkins for a scenic photo backdrop with the Peanuts gang.

The Spooktacular Haunted Carousel
Take a ride on the Haunted Carousel with spooky music and lights.

Storybook Land
The Cow
Jumped over the Moon, Lil' Miss Muffet and the Ol'Woman in the Shoe - your favorite nursery rhymes come to life.  Meet your favorite costume characters too!

Super Hero City
Meet your favorite super heroes. Great photo spot!

18 Trick-or-Treat Stations
Placed throughout the H
alloween route, trick or treaters visit each booth to receive special treats.  Each station is themed for the nearby attraction. Zoo provides volunteers dressed in costumes to hand out candy. Great couponing opportunities for products/services. Team building experiences for company employees and organizations who realize the value of volunteer opportunities.


Scenes from The Jungle Book, Mad Hatter's Tea Party, Video Game Land, Harry Potter's Wizarding Express and the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hallow


Special Media Promotions
Special promotions, on-air ticket giveaways, live remotes and contests. 

  • Summit Media Corp.

  • Mainline: 99.7 WDJX-FM, B96 WGBZ FM and 102.3 The MAX

  • Clear Channel Radio

  • WLKY-32

  • Time Warner Communications

  • Today's Family

  • Lexington Parent Magazine

Louisville Zoo  *  1100 Trevilian Way  *  Louisville, KY  40213