Holiday Magic


Date: Sat. & Sun., Dec. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20
Sat. to Thurs., Dec. 26-31

Presented by  ComEd     

See the Lights. Feel the Magic. Continue the Tradition.

Saturdays and Sundays in December plus December 26 to 31
Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Festivities Begin at 4 p.m.

Chicagoland’s Largest Lights Festival
Over One Million Twinkling LED Lights
New Polar Lights
Your Magical Touch Will Color the Sky with an Interactive Light Extravaganza and Dazzling Music

Plus a 41-Foot Talking Tree, Train Display, Carolers, Ice carvers, and Much More!

Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo

Behind the Scenes Adventure!

Go behind-the-scenes when you register for Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo.

Sign Up for Zoo Classes

Parents and young explorers can experience serious fun at one of our Family Play Classes!

Teacher Classes at Brookfield Zoo

Register for Teacher Classes

Teachers can choose from a wide variety of uniqe courses for continuing education credit at Brookfield Zoo.

Free Admission for Military Personnel

To show appreciation for the hard work and dedication of the men and women in the United States Armed Forces, the Chicago Zoological Society is offering free admission to Brookfield Zoo to all active, reservist, and retired members of the military. Qualified personnel who present a valid ID at one of the zoo's admission booths will be admitted free of charge.