Summer Nights

Location: East Mall

Date: Fridays and Saturdays, July 6 to August 18 

Our summertime event is back for a fifth season!  Enjoy Brookfield Zoo in a new light with cooler evening weather, enhanced dining, beer and wine garden, live music, roaming performers, kid entertainment, and a new laser light show, all surrounded by wildlife and nature.
 

Dates: Fridays and Saturdays, July 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, August 3-4, 10-11, 17-18

Check back soon for the lineup and additional details!

 

Summer Nights are FREE for Members!

 

Alcohol is allowed only in designated areas. Alcoholic beverages are sold at various locations throughout the zoo, and they must be consumed at the point of sale. Bringing alcoholic beverages into the park is prohibited.

Brookfield Zoo is accessible via bus or train. Both options will take you to the zoo's South Gate. For more information go to https://www.czs.org/publictransport

Are you bringing a group of 20 or more?  Purchase discounted tickets through Group Sales!


Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo

New 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.