Rewards for Your Gourds - Annual Pumpkin Drive Offers Free Admission with Pumpkin Donation

The Oklahoma City Zoo's annual Pumpkin Drive is back!

Through Sunday, October 7, guests bringing a pumpkin larger than their heads to the Zoo will receive FREE same-day admission. The limit is one free admission per person. Donated pumpkins will be used to decorate Haunt the Zoo. Presented by Bob Moore Subaru, the state’s premier Halloween event returns for its 35th year in October 2018! Join us Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21, Saturday 10/27 and Sunday 10/28 during regular Zoo hours for Halloween fun!

New this year, guests can purchase pumpkins on-site at the OKC Zoo Pumpkin Patch located outside the main entrance near the security office.

Pumpkin Pricing:

$6 for a medium pumpkin (this is deemed equivalent to the size of a child’s head and will be sufficient for child’s admission)
for a large pumpkin (this is equivalent to the size of an adult’s head and will be sufficient for adult admission)
for an x-large pumpkin

Pumpkin in the Plaza

Guests visiting the Zoo through November 1 will be greeted in the entry plaza by the largest pumpkin ever grown in Oklahoma!

Weighing in at 893 pounds, the gigantic gourd was grown by Dan Snyder of Claremore, OK, and was certified as record-breaking by the Oklahoma Giant Pumpkin Growers Club. The record-breaking pumpkin makes a perfect photo backdrop for fall family photos.

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