Día de los Muertos

Location: Various

Date: Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29, 2023

Come alive and celebrate the Day of the Dead with Brookfield Zoo on Saturday, October 28th and Sunday, October 29th! More information will be coming soon.

Pónganse bien vivos y vengan a celebrar  el Día de Muertos al Zoológico de Brookfield, el sábado 28 y domingo 29 de octubre. Más información próximamente.

All activities are weather dependent and schedules/programming is subject to change.  No guests over 13 are allowed in the 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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Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo

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.