Columbian Park Zoo moving to fall hours

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Fall hours are coming to the Columbian Park Zoo starting Monday.

Fall hours will start Monday, Aug. 11 at the zoo. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 7 days a week. The Zoo will close for the season on Oct. 11, according to zoo officials.

“We have had a very successful summer season,” Interim Zoo Director Dana Rhodes told News 18 in a release. “To date, we have hosted more than 80,000 patrons at the zoo this year.”

In addition, preparations are underway for Boo at the Zoo, which is the zoo’s Halloween-themed fundraiser. Dates for this year’s event are Oct. 22-24 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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