Opening Weekend - Sept 29-Oct 1
Enjoy three days of super special savings and in-park discounts as Gilroy Gardens is transformed into the wacky Halloween world of BOO Alley! Read below for details.
The Great Big BOO at Gilroy Gardens
September 29 through October 31
Saturdays and Sundays: 1pm-9pm
Halloween Night: 5pm-10pm
Put on your favorite costumes and come experience the Bay Area's beloved Halloween tradition: The Great Big BOO! During this fully immersive experience, Gilroy Gardens is transformed into the wacky world of BOO Alley. Sing and dance at the live musical show and team up with your favorite characters to help save Halloween— as you discover fun tricks and treats around every corner!
Scary-Good Deals for Opening Weekend | 3 Days Only (Sep 29 - Oct 1)!
Buy a Kid Ticket, Get an Adult Ticket Free!
Get one FREE Adult ticket when you purchase a Child ticket at the front gate price of $60 online.
This limited time offer is only valid Sep 29 - Oct. 1
Exclusive 2-Pack Discount:
Front Gate Child Admission: $60
Front Gate Adult Admission:
Premium Bring-a-Friend Weekend
For 3 days only Premium Members get BONUS Bring-A-Friend FREE days! PLUS get 2 Admission Tickets or 2 Fast Lane Tickets when you buy today!
Exclusive Limited Time Offer - up to a $140 value!
Gift Admission Tickets (X2):
Premium Bring-a-Friend Weekend:
Value Member Discount Tickets
Value members can purchase discount admission to The Great Big BOO! For a limited time ONLY save $10 off park admission for the first weekend!
This limited time offer is only valid Sep 29 - Oct 1
Exclusive Opening Weekend Discount:
Value Member Discount: $
30 $10 OFF
Opening Weekend Discount: $20
PLUS...get these EXCLUSIVE in-park deals only on Opening Weekend as well!
50% OFF Wolfgang Popcorn Buckets
PLUS All-Day Popcorn Refills!
Get Wolfgang's glow-in-the-dark Popcorn Bucket for 50% OFF, PLUS get FREE All-Night Popcorn refills on day of purchase.
Redemption locations: Castroville Cart, Carousel Cart and South County Cart.
$5 Fountain Soda Wristband
Get an all day $5 Fountain Soda wristband. Vist any of our locations listed below to get free refills on the day of your visit.
Redemption locations: Sugar Plum Cafe, Castroville Corner, Skeels, San Juan Grill, Villa Pizza and Pasta.
NEW: Meet & Greet with Wolfgang Werewolf
This year, you can meet the friendly, furry rock star of BOO Alley—and even get a photo and autograph! Purchase a Backstage Access Pass in advance to receive a signed photo album, exclusive autographed t-shirt, and Wolfgang's very own glow-in-the-dark popcorn bucket!
- Exclusive V.I.P Access Badge
- Signed Photo Album
- Exclusive Autographed T-Shirt
- Wolfgang's Glow-in-the-dark Popcorn Bucket
So Much to BOO!
The Great Big Boo!
Come "Do the BOO" at the live musical show that started it all! You'll meet a charming cast of characters including Vinnie the Vampire and Frankie the Lounge Singer in a wacky adventure to save Halloween from the curse of Wendella the Witch.
Tricks & Treats on the BOO Trail
Come in costume and follow the BOO Trail throughout the park to go trick-or-treating for candy.
Note: We encourage parents to dress up too but ask that all costumes remain family-friendly. Weapons and masks that cover the entire face are not allowed.
Downtown BOO Alley
The heart of BOO Alley is the bustling Halloween festival in the town center. See the pumpkin pyramid and make your way through the hay maze. You'll also find tasty BOO Alley treats, spooky drinks and fun souvenirs from festive vendor carts.
Buy Online and Save
Purchase Ahead & Save Time
Wolfgang Popcorn Bucket
Glows in the Dark!
Don't forget to grab your glow-in-the-dark Wolfgang popcorn bucket to enjoy some delicious popcorn while visiting our different Halloween locations!
BOO Trail Pail
Get your souvenir light up jack-o-lantern candy bucket to take trick or treating along the BOO Trail.
Cranium’s Potion Pass
2 Kid-Friendly Drinks
Purchase your very own Potion Pass and get two (2) of Cranium’s wacky drinkable potions! Drinks are alcohol-free and kid-friendly.
BOOzy Halloween Wristband
3 Drinks (ages 21+)
The wristband can be redeemed at Frankie's Lounge or Cranium's Mad Lab for any regular alcoholic beverage. (Ages 21+, valid ID required for each redemption)
More Don't-Miss Experiences
BOO Town Hall
Kick off your visit with storyteller Sammy Jo Scarecrow and the BOO Crew.
BOO Alley Light Tunnel
Be prepared to "ooh" and "ahh" as you walk through this animated musical light display.
Cranium's Mad Lab
Visit the mad scientist and help brew up magic potions to break Wendella's curse.
Get a drink from the nearby bar and sit back to enjoy the show!
Priscilla's Perfect Party
Visit Princess Priscilla in her beautiful castle and learn how to be the perfect princess.
Wolfgang's Rockin' Ride
Hit the road and "rock out" with Wolfgang Werewolf to save Halloween.
All Aboard the BOO Train
Shine your flashlight as you travel through the spooky forest with Vinnie the Vampire.
Wendella's Wild Ride
Grab your broomsticks to make your escape from Wendella's House on the Hill!
Are you ready to Do the BOO? Save time and money when you purchase tickets and other items online in advance. Better yet, buy 2024 Premium Memberships for the whole family, so you can get in FREE and also enjoy free parking and other premium perks all year long!
Single Visit Tickets - Save When you Buy Online
- Friday: $50
- Saturday/Sunday: $55
- Prepaid Parking: $20
- Value Member Discount: $30
- Premium Members: FREE
2024 Premium Memberships - Exclusive Benefits for 2023 and 2024
- Just $115 (or make monthly payments)
- Includes FREE admission for all of 2023 and 2024 (including The Great Big BOO and North Pole Nights)
- FREE parking
- Bring-a-Friend-FREE Fridays
- 20% off food, drinks, merchandise, and cabana rentals
- Exclusive access to special events
- Bonus Perks: For a limited time, get 2 FREE Fast Lane wristbands OR 2 free Any Day Admission tickets (up to $140 value) with every Premium Membership!