Friday, February 14, 2021

Name a Cockroach for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is a time when we celebrate the love we have for one another. But for some, Valentine's Day is a time when they remember, despite all efforts, those who spurned that love. Who's to say they can't celebrate Valentine's Day as well? Brookfield Zoo now offers... Read More

April 1 - May 31, 2021

Spring Run

Join us for a virtual Spring Run starting April 1, 2021! Details coming soon... Read More

Saturday, April 24, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Party for the Planet

Every day is Earth Day at Brookfield Zoo but on this very special day we'll be showcasing some of the steps you can take that will truly make a difference for animals across the globe! We are finalizing the details now. Please check back for additional information soon. Read More

Saturday, May 1, 2021

40th Annual Whirl

Save the date for a special evening benefiting the animal care and conservation work at the Chicago Zoological Society (CZS) and Brookfield Zoo. On Saturday, May 1, 2021, the CZS Women’s Board and Board of Trustees will host its 40th annual Whirl. Read More

Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo

Penguin Encounters!

Join us for a unique close encounter with Humboldt penguins at Brookfield Zoo.

Sign Up for Zoo Classes

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

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.