Summer Nights Concerts

Location: East Mall

Date: Fridays and Saturdays, June 21 through August 10

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

Presented by  meijer

Beer Garden sponsored by Miller Lite

Check back soon for the Summer Nights Concerts lineup and additional details!

Summer Nights Concerts take place rain or shine but can be cancelled at any time due to wind, lightning, or severe weather. Programming subject to change. All ticket sales are final.  No refunds or exchanges will be given.  

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.