Lincoln Park Zoo

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March 30, 2015
Close and Comfy

Baby gorilla Bella cuddles with mom Bahati at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The 1-month-old continues to grow...and is increasingly good at clinging to mom for short trips across their habitat.

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August 10, 2011
Members-Only Morning is Saturday—Are You Coming?

The north end of Lincoln Park Zoo will be exclusively open to members during our first-ever Members-Only Morning this Saturday! Get a sneak peek at how keepers and animals start their day. Decorate the polar-bear window. Watch meerkats eat a breakfast of insects and much more. Free for Lincoln Park Zoo members. Learn more here.

August 10, 2011
Save the Date—Live Jazz at the Patio

Join us at 6 p.m. August 25 for live jazz at the Patio at Café Brauer. Ernie Adams and The Jazz Texters will perform. Sip a drink. Nibble on something tasty. Admire the view and the music as you celebrate summer with us. Admission is free.

August 8, 2011
Goodbye for Now
August 8, 2011
One Touch of Nature Makes the Whole World Kin

We hope you're planning to join us tonight for outdoor theater at Nature Boardwalk. At 7 p.m., Shattered Globe Theatre will perform a free production of William Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet.” There is no stage, costumes or sets other than the beautiful view. Audience participation is highly encouraged. Meet at the Patio at Cafe Brauer (and come early for a drink and a bite).

August 4, 2011
Skyline Shakespeare

Enjoy outdoor theater at Nature Boardwalk on August 8. At 7 p.m., Shattered Globe Theatre will perform a free production of “Romeo and Juliet.” There is no stage, costumes or sets and audience participation is highly encouraged. Meet at the Patio at Cafe Brauer.

August 4, 2011
Wine & Wildflowers

Enjoy an inside look at Lincoln Park Zoo’s lush landscapes with Wine & Wildflowers. Net proceeds from this garden party will benefi­t the restoration of Garfi­eld Park Conservatory’s historic glass showhouses that were damaged in the June hailstorm.

August 3, 2011
Say Cheese!

Want a cool new way to capture memories at Lincoln Park Zoo? Pose in front of the green screen located near the entrance to Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House and take a virtual photo with some wild creatures. Photo packages start at $11.

August 2, 2011
Snakes on a Plain

Yesterday WTTW's Chicago Tonight profiled how the zoo is restoring the smooth green snake to the region in partnership with the Lake County Forest Preserve District. See the story!

August 1, 2011
Native and Prairie Plants of the Midwest: Advanced Class

Want to identify native plants at Nature Boardwalk—and in your backyard? Sign up for Native and Prairie Plants of the Midwest: Advanced Class, starting this Wednesday

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