Boo! at the Zoo

Location: Various

Date: Saturdays and Sundays, October 9 to 24, 2021

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Little ghosts and goblins of all ages are sure to have a howlin’ good time! Our not-so-scary and fun-filled event has something for the entire family to enjoy!

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*Separate fee may apply
All activities are weather dependent and schedules may be adjusted at any time. No guests over 13 are allowed in zoo in full-body costumes with their head covered. This is to avoid confusion and for the safety of all guests.


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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.