For the 2019 Spooktacular event, we will be hosting open Character Meet-and-Greets on Saturday, September 14 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and on Wednesday, September 18 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens Education Campus Auditorium. The minimum age to participate for characters is 14 years old and for scare actors the minimum age is 18 years old.
Orientations will be held on Saturday, September 21 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm and Wednesday, September 25 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Actors only need to attend one Character Meet-and-Greet and one Orientation date. If you are under the age of 18, one parent or guardian must accompany you to an Orientation.
For additional information, a full character listing, and group volunteer information, please click here.