Tree Trim

Location: Various Locations

Date: Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13, 2022

Does your community group want to get into the holiday spirit early? Join Brookfield Zoo in gearing up for our Holiday Magic celebration by participating in Tree Trim!

Sponsoring a tree is a beautiful way to support the zoo and celebrate the 41st annual Holiday Magic. School groups, scout troops, families, and companies are all welcome to participate in Tree Trim on Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13, 2022.

Reservations are not required this year! Just pick the date (November 12 or 13) that works best for your group, bring your tickets, and come out to decorate.

Trees go on sale September 1, 2022.

Community Tree Trim Details: Cost $195*
-A fully LED-lit tree (additional lights not permitted)
-Twenty (20) complimentary general admission passes (valid on 11/12 and 11/13 only)
-Five (5) complimentary parking passes (valid on 11/12 and 11/13 only)
-A sign featuring your town and the names of those who decorated and donated the tree
-Recognition at the zoo from November 12 to January 14

Corporate Tree Trim Details: Cost $550*
-A fully LED-lit 10-foot tree at Roosevelt Fountain (additional lights not permitted)
-Thirty (30) complimentary general admission passes (valid on 11/12 and 11/13 only)
-Ten (10) complimentary parking passes (valid on 11/12 and 11/13 only)
-A sign featuring your company/organization logo and the names of those who decorated the tree
-Recognition at the zoo from November 12 to January 14

*There are a limited number of trees available for purchase. Trees are real trees so they vary in size and shape.
 
Additional Admission and Parking Tickets:
Purchase General Admission Tickets (valid on 11/12 and 11/13 only): $10*
Purchase Parking Tickets (valid on 11/12 and 11/13 only): $15
Purchase Commemorative Patches: $4 each


 
*Discounted tickets MUST be purchased in advanced. Tickets purchased onsite will not be discounted. All tickets are nonrefundable. Patches will not be shipped. They can be picked up at the South Gate Market during Tree Trim Weekend. If patches need to be shipped, please call 708-688-8638 for shipping pricing and details.
 
Ornament Guidelines:
Please check out our ornament guidelines to see what materials are safe to use on your tree.
 
Questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions or email us at Tree.Trim@CZS.org.
ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE. EVENT WILL PROCEED RAIN, SHINE, OR SNOW. PROGRAMMING SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
 
 

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