Corporate Tree Trim

Location: Roosevelt Fountain

Date: Sat. & Sun., Nov. 18 & 19

As you look ahead to the New Year, make sure you stop to smell the evergreens and celebrate the holidays with your co-workers! Show your hard-working staff that you appreciate their efforts by inviting them to a truly unique tree trimming party. Gather your employees and come out to Brookfield Zoo for a family-friendly company outing to decorate your very own Corporate Tree!

By sponsoring a Corporate Tree during Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic, your team can share the joys of the holidays together. Plus, you'll show the nearly 100,000 visitors that attend Holiday Magic that your company cares about the community it serves. What a wonderful way to say Seasons Greetings!

Assemble your group, collect or make your ornaments, and head to the zoo from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 to decorate your Corporate Tree!

Tree Orders Receive:
- 30 admission and 10 parking passes
- A fully LED-lit 10-foot tree (no need to bring lights!)
- A sign featuring your company logo and/or name
- Trees are placed prominently around Roosevelt Fountain

Click here to register for Corporate Tree Trim 2017


Additional Tickets:
Additional admission tickets can be purchased for a discount.  These $9.00 tickets are valid for both adults and children/seniors and are valid for Tree Trim Weekend only.  Tickets must be purcahsed in advance and will be available for purchase online through Friday, November 17.  Tickets purchased at the gate during Tree Trim will be regular admission price.  Discounted tickets do not need to be purchased at the same time as the tree.  A second, separate order can be placed for discounted tickets only.  Please note: all discounted tickets are non-refundable.  
Purchase additional Tree Trim tickets

Commemorative Patches:
Everyone in your group can remember their special day at the zoo with this unique commemorative patch.  Patches are $4.00 each and once purchased online, can be picked-up at the Wildlife Trading Post from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm on Tree Trim Weekend.  Shipping is available.  Please call (708) 688-8635 for shipping and/or order questions.  
Purchase Tree Trim patches

Ornament Guidelines and Removal:
Click below for a complete list of suggested ornament guidelines along with some creative ideas from previous years.  If your group would like to keep its ornaments, you can remove them anytime from January 1 - 20, 2018 during regular zoo hours (10:00 am to 4:30 pm).  Ornaments left on trees after January 20, 2018 will not be saved.  

Ornament Guidelines


Click here to register for Corporate Tree Trim 2017

Paying by check?  Click here for the check order form. 

Questions? Please email


Catered Events:

Want to enhance your experience by gathering for a special lunch after decorating your tree? Click here or call (708) 688-8355 for more information about hosting events at Brookfield Zoo.

*Tree Trim passes valid on November 18-19, 2017 only. Additional tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets purchased at the gate will not be discounted. All discounted Tree Trim tickets are nonrefundable.
**Please send a high res version of your company logo to by 11/3/17.

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