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OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

Location, Hours & Directions

  • ZooLights Presented By ComEd and PowerShares QQQ By Invesco

    Join us for the brilliance of this fun, free, family-oriented holiday celebration, featuring luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout zoo grounds.

    Event Details

  • A.D.O.P.T. an animal today

    Animals Depend On People Too. When you ADOPT a Lincoln Park Zoo animal, you support expert animal care, and you can get a wildly unique gift for the animal lover in your life!

    Click to ADOPT

  • Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

    Plan your holiday zoo adventure, learn about wintertime care for animals, and more.

    Read our Winter Issue

  • The Pride of Chicago

    Our $125 million Pride of Chicago campaign includes a new Learning Center and Visitor Center as well as a transformation of the historic Kovler Lion House at the heart of the zoo.

    Learn About the Campaign

  • Greener Cities

    The zoo's Urban Wildlife Institute is pioneering a global network for healthier urban habitats one animal photo at a time.

    Get the Bigger Picture

  • 2017 Holiday Shop

    Go wild with holiday décor from Lincoln Park Zoo!

    Browse select items

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A Day at the Zoo

Meet our latest arrivals, from a Bactrian camel calf to three baby snow monkeys.

More than a dozen state-of-the-art habitats get guests nose to nose with nature.

Nearly 200 species serve as ambassadors for wildlife from around the world.

Make the most of the your visit with sing-along sessions and animal encounters.

Zoo Events

Thursday, November 30
Our winter holiday version of Adults Night Out takes place against the brilliant backdrop of ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PowerShares QQQ by Invesco!

Sunday, December 10
Experience the Chris White Jazz Trio’s take on one of the season’s classic soundtracks: Vince Guaraldi’s 1965 “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”

Tuesday, November 28
It’s the most wonderful time of the year at the zoo! Join us for the only holiday market in the city set against the backdrop of ZooLights.

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Visiting the zoo? Please note: guest and member services are now located in the Kovler Lion House.