Earth Day Run

Location: Zoowide

Date: Sunday, April 23, 2023

Spring has sprung and there’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day than by getting outside, enjoying nature, and visiting our wildlife. Lace up your sneakers and join us Sunday, April 23 for the Earth Day Run – A Run for the Planet, a 2.2 mile “fun run” through the twist and turns of Brookfield Zoo during our pre-park hours. The non-competitive run is geared to participants of all ages – fun for the whole family to enjoy!
Registration coming soon!

What's Happening?

Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo

New Penguin Encounters!

Join us for a unique close encounter with Humboldt penguins at Brookfield Zoo.

Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo

Feed A Giraffe

Deliver up some delicious greens that the giraffes will take right from your hand!

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.