The Best Holiday Magic Selfie Spots at Brookfield Zoo

The holidays are prime #SelfieSeason and Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo is a great place to get your necessary Instagram-worthy shots in before the new year. The zoo is 216 acres, which is a lot of ground to cover. But don't worry, we've scouted out the best selfie spots for you so you can spend less time searching and more time snapping pics and making memories.

Plus, since you're already taking Holiday Magic photos, you might as well get rewarded for them. Download the BZ Rewards app and whenever you post a pic from Brookfield Zoo you'll have the chance to take home a prize or be entered to win something special. Download the Brookfield Zoo Rewards app in your app store today and get started. 

Now, let's get inspired by some of the Instagram shots others have taken at Holiday Magic's top photo spots!

The Light Tunnel

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Magical nightโœจ

A post shared by Alyssa๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒž (@goldey_lyssa) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

#brookfieldzoolights #holidaymagic2019 #christmas2019๐ŸŽ„ #familytime

A post shared by Anna (@ziajacastillo) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

May your days be merry and bright ๐Ÿคฉ

A post shared by Priscilla Class-Valadez (@mrsclassvaladez) on


The Orb

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

All these lights, yet I’m still blinded by you ๐Ÿ’–

A post shared by Michele Behrens (@michelebehrens10) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Living in my own little fairy tale with you!๐Ÿฅฐ

A post shared by Izamar ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ’› (@ivazkez) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tonight was magical๐Ÿฅฐ

A post shared by Lys Martino (@lysmartino) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Making memories with Vicky Lou โ„๏ธ โ›„๏ธ ๐ŸŽ„#HerFavoritePerson #Papa

A post shared by Nancy Gรณmez (@n_gomez23) on

 

The 41-Foot Talking Tree

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Happy Holidays! โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’š @jsnyderrn #snyderchristmas2019

A post shared by Laura Snyder (@ljsnyder) on


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ZooLights

A post shared by Amanda Dowdakin (@manda_rose513) on

 

The Glowing Hearts

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Christmas tingz๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐ŸŽ„

A post shared by Genevieve Healy (@gengerbread1) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Heart filled holidaysโค๏ธ

A post shared by Crystal Silva (@c_silva52414) on


The South Gate Lions

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Our adventures yesterday at the zoo! #familytime#brookfieldzoo#holidaymagic#zoo#animals#christmaslights#blessed

A post shared by Iliana Marin (@ilianamarin91) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Great night with me and the kiddos at @brookfieldzoo! #meandthekidsโค๏ธ

A post shared by MoveSmarterWithSam (@sambaumanrealtor) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

First annual Zoo lights๐ŸŽ„ P.S Peep the Packers tree I found ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›

A post shared by Nicole Secor (@nicolesecor_) on

 

The Giant Bison

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by BobbyDinkins (@bobby_dinkins) on

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by 357 (@cenn_city) on

 

The Giant Bear


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Zoo lights 2020, now with more fortnite dances. #BrookfieldZoo

A post shared by Steph Ross (@notquitepolished) on

 

The Polar Bear Sled

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

sleighing all the way ๐Ÿ›ท

A post shared by Canders (@candersanders) on

 

Season's Greetings Picture Frame

Of course, you make memories anywhere in Brookfield Zoo during Holiday Magic and beyond. Keep an eye on our Instagram page for more inspiration. Holiday Magic runs from December 26-31 and you can find out more info about it here.

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Posted: 12/23/2019 3:13:09 PM by Sean Keeley


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