Community Tree Trim

Location: Various Locations

Date: Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22, 2020

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 Community Tree Trim. Sponsoring a tree is a beautiful way to support the zoo and celebrate the 38th annual Holiday Magic! School groups, scout troops, families - all are welcome to participate in Tree Trim!
Details TBD...

Tree Orders Include

- 20 admission and 5 parking tickets
- A fully LED-lit tree (no need to bring lights!)
- A sign featuring your town and the names of those who decorated and donated the tree 
- Trees are placed throughout the zoo on a first-come, first-served basis

Commemorative Patches

Everyone in your group can remember that special day at the zoo with this unique commemorative patch. Patches can be purchased at the Wildlife Trading Post Gift Shop from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday or Sunday, November 23 or 24.  Patches ordered online prior to Tree Trim Weekend can be picked up at the Wildlife Trading Post Gift Shop during Tree Trim Weekend as well.  

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