Fall Fest

Fall Fest

Fridays–Sundays, October 2–4, 9–11 and 16–18, and Monday, October 12

Country Fun Without Leaving the City

A bounty of seasonal family fun awaits visitors at the zoo’s first Fall Fest. This new, harvest-themed event will feature a variety of attractions across the main zoo grounds and at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. Here’s a taste of what’s in store:

  • Corn maze and hay mountain
  • Pumpkin patch
  • Hay ride
  • Ferris wheel
  • Pumpkin bounce house
  • Fun slide
  • Pumpkin carvers
  • Strolling entertainers
  • Sing-alongs for kids
  • Animal chats and learning stations
  • Edible garden

10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Free admission
Activity tickets: $3 for 1; $27 for 10; $51 for 20

Pumpkins will be sold at the pumpkin patch from October 1–31.

Please note: During our Fall Fest special event, no coupons will be accepted with the exception of "Members-Only Fall Fest coupons. Tickets must be purchased on site at the event. Tickets purchased during Fall Fest can be used any date of Fall Fest, but only during Fall Fest. No refunds are available.

Additional Activities:

  • Saturday, October 3, 2–3 p.m.: Musical performance by The Pippens (near Eadie Levy’s Landmark Café)
  • Saturday, October 17, 10:30–11:30 a.m.: WTTW Readers are Leaders (Main Mall)
  See the Full Fall Fest Program! (2.3 MB)
  Check Out Free Activities During Fall Fest! (0.3 MB)
  Plan Ahead with Pumpkin Patch Pricing (0.2 MB)

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