Twilight Safari

Twilight Safari

Wednesdays, August 26 and September 23

Participants in Lincoln Park Zoo's Twilight Safari after-hours tour view an Amur leopard during its most active time of day

Want to have the zoo all to yourself after the crowds have gone home? Here’s your big chance. Join a zoo horticulturist and an animal expert on a leisurely stroll through the zoo at twilight. Your guides will point out the interesting behavior of animals like the red wolves and snow leopard at this unique time of day as well as seasonal highlights in the zoo gardens. Don’t forget to bring your camera along on this exclusive evening walk on the wild side.

6–7:30 p.m.
$13 ($10 for Lincoln Park Zoo members)
For participants ages 16 and older

This is a rain or shine program—please dress for the weather. All tour sessions will meet at the Café Brauer gate. (Please refer to the Lincoln Park Zoo Visitor Guide map for location details. Links opens PDF 676kb.)

Each monthly walk will focus on a different outdoor area of the zoo, and these are subject to change.

May 27
Main Mall, Kovler Lion House, Kovler Sea Lion Pool

June 24
Regenstein Birds of Prey, Regenstein Macaque Forest, and Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit

July 22
Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond and Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo

August 26
Antelope and Zebra Area and Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo

September 23
Main Mall, Kovler Lion House and Kovler Sea Lion Pool

Register for the September 23 Twilight Safari

For more information, contact Education Programs at or 312-742-2056.

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Explore All the Zoo’s Garden Programs
From free monthly guided tours to evening walkabouts, a range of public programs let you explore the zoo’s gorgeous gardens.