With crisp cool air and falling colorful leaves, autumn is in full swing in Boston. Fall traditions of apple picking, hayrides, hikes, and visits to historic Salem for ghoulish fun begin to fill your family’s weekend calendars. Why not carve out some times this October, and make some new memories at a fantastical experience filled with whimsical pumpkins that will delight and amaze at the new Jack O’ Lantern Journey, only at the Franklin Park Zoo.

The ½ mile trail of Halloween essence, filled with over 5,000 hand-carved Jack O’ Lanterns creatively displayed in themed scenes. With glowing dinosaurs, a fanciful princess castle, and amazing animal scenes, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

Photo by Zoo New England

After you explore the Jack O’ Lantern trail, watch live pumpkin carving demonstrations, enjoy seasonal food, beverages and even more interactive experiences! Your eyes and senses are in for an experience that you won’t soon forget.

Make the most of your Jack O’Lantern Journey adventure. Save 30% on Sunday event admission when you book Weekend Like a Local at one of our participating Boston area Hilton hotels. Guests who book this package will also receive up to 50% off on Sunday night hotel stays*.

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