Zoo Year's Eve

Location: The Pavilions, Hamill Family Play Zoo

Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020

Brookfield Zoo is a great place to ring in the New Year with your little ones! Details for Zoo Year's Eve 2020 TBD...


Zoo Year's Eve is free with membership or with paid zoo admission.

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Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo

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.