Boo! at the Zoo

Location: Various

Date: Saturdays and Sundays, October 8 to 23, 2022

        
Gather your ghoulfriends, little ghosts, and goblins for this fun-filled family event.  Check out the creatures, creepy crawlers, and more in your costumes at the Halloween-themed event that's perfect for family photo ops.  All ages are in for a fang-tastic time, and the kids will leave with a sweet treat.  More details coming soon!  

 

      



All activities are weather dependent and schedules/programming is subject to change.  No guests over 13 are allowed in the zoo in full-body costumes with their head covered. This is to avoid confusion and for the safety of all guests.


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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.