Dining & Shopping

Dining

Dining at Brookfield ZooWalking around the zoo can sure work up an appetite! Luckily, there are plenty of fabulous food options. And they are located across the park so it is easy to grab snacks on the go, or sit down with the family for a larger meal. Check out this list of our most popular, and delectable, restaurants and plan your day to dig in, explore, and relax.
 

List of restaurants across the park


 

Shopping

Shopping at Brookfield ZooShopping at Brookfield Zoo is more fun than ever! Brookfield Zoo has something for everyone and proceeds from merchandise sales help to feed and care for our animals. What a great way to show your support for Brookfield Zoo.
 

List of shops across the park

 

Dinos & Dragons

 

Dinos & Dragons!

Dinos & Dragons, presented by Meijer, has roared to life at Brookfield Zoo for the summer, including a live Komodo Dragon and other amazing reptiles!

 

Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo

Behind the Scenes Adventure!

Go behind-the-scenes when you register for Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo.

Family Play Programs at Brookfield Zoo

Sign Up for Zoo Classes

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

Teacher Classes at Brookfield Zoo

Register for Teacher Classes

Teachers can choose from a wide variety of unique courses for continuing education credit at Brookfield Zoo.

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.