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Thursday, September 10

Fall Lecture Series 2014

Dante Fenolio: Amphibian Conservation (September 10) Kate Evans: Living with Elephants: Conservation and Botswana (October 7) Peter Lalampaa: Conserving the Grevy's Zebra in Kenya (October 16) Dr. Gary Wolfe: Vital Ground for Grizzlies (November 4)  more...

Sunday, September 21

Zoo Run Run for Animal Care and Conservation Fund

Each year, more species lose their race for survival. But the race can be won, and you can help.  more...

Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5

Cat Awareness Weekend

Learn about our cats, from the big ones like the lions to the small ones including sand cats.  more...

Saturdays and Sundays, October 18-19, 25-26

Boo! at the Zoo

Brookfield Zoo’s annual Boo! at the Zoo festival is the perfect way to celebrate Halloween!  more...

Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23

Community Tree Trim

Do you have a community group that would like to be a part of Holiday Magic? Take part in Brookfield Zoo's Tree Trim program!  more...

Saturdays and Sundays, December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, Friday to Wednesday, December 26-31

Holiday Magic

Chicagoland's Largest Holiday Lights Festival. See the Lights. Feel the Magic. Continue the Tradition.  more...

Wednesday, December 31

Zoo Year's Eve

Calling all Party Animals! Ring in the new year at Brookfield Zoo's Zoo Year's Eve celebration!  more...



Talent Search

We are always looking for new performers to entertain our zoo guests. All styles will be considered and all entertainment must be family-friendly. If your group is interested in performing at Brookfield Zoo please send your press kit or information (photo, description, audio/video, price, references) to:

Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo
Attn: Special Events
3300 Golf Road
Brookfield, IL 60513

Or email Ken Grzeslo, Onsite Marketing Assistant Manager