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Featured Event

Fall Fest

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

Upcoming Events

Jamaican iguana in exhibit

Breakfast with the Animals Presented by Nutella

Saturday, September 25

Get exclusive access and information about animals alongside a tasty, family-friendly morning meal with each Breakfast with the Animals Presented by Nutella event.

Adults Night Out: The Great Pumpkin Glow

Thursday, October 28

Guests will enjoy unique animal chats, educational entertainment, a live DJ, and multiple bars throughout the zoo at this after-hours event.

Old photo of Lincoln Park Zoo

Haunted History at Lincoln Park Zoo

Select Dates: October 12-27

Join Adam Selzer—author, podcaster, and host of Mysterious Chicago Tours—for spine-tingling virtual walkabouts that dig into the zoo’s cemetery roots and locations from throughout its allegedly haunted history.

Events

September 24, 2021

Calendar Icon September 24, 2021
Calendar Icon 5:30 p.m.

Zoo Ball: Roar with the Changes

Zoo Ball tickets are officially sold out. If you have any questions or if you are still interested in attending and would like to be placed on a waitlist, please contact womensboard@lpzoo.org. There are still several ways to support this event – for those options please click the link above.

September 25, 2021

Calendar Icon Saturday, September 25
Calendar Icon 9–11 a.m.

Breakfast with the Animals Presented by Nutella

Get exclusive access and information about animals alongside a tasty, family-friendly morning meal with each Breakfast with the Animals Presented by Nutella event.

October 8, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 9, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 10, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 11, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 12, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: October 12-27
Calendar Icon 7 p.m. or 9 p.m.

Haunted History at Lincoln Park Zoo

Join Adam Selzer—author, podcaster, and host of Mysterious Chicago Tours—for spine-tingling virtual walkabouts that dig into the zoo’s cemetery roots and locations from throughout its allegedly haunted history.

October 14, 2021

Calendar Icon Second Saturday Each Month: July–October
Calendar Icon 10–11 a.m.

Second Saturday Garden Tours

Join fellow nature lovers for a guided tour of Lincoln Park Zoo’s diverse plant life and ecosystems. 

October 15, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 16, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 17, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 22, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 23, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 24, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 28, 2021

Calendar Icon Thursday, October 28
Calendar Icon 6:30–10 p.m.

Adults Night Out: The Great Pumpkin Glow

Guests will enjoy unique animal chats, educational entertainment, a live DJ, and multiple bars throughout the zoo at this after-hours event.

October 29, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 30, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

October 31, 2021

Calendar Icon Fridays–Sundays October 8–October 31 and Monday, October 11
Calendar Icon 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fall Fest

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings.

November 19, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 20, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 21, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 22, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 23, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 24, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 26, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 27, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 28, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 29, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

November 30, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 1, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 3, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 4, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 5, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 6, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 7, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 8, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 9, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 10, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 11, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 12, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 13, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 14, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 15, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 17, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 18, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 19, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 20, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 21, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 22, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 23, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 26, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 27, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 28, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 29, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 30, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

December 31, 2021

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

January 1, 2022

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn

January 2, 2022

Calendar Icon Select Dates: November 19–January 2
Calendar Icon 4:30–10 p.m.

ZooLights Presented By ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn