Adults Night Out at Lincoln Park Zoo

Adults Night Out at Lincoln Park Zoo


Here’s your chance to explore Lincoln Park Zoo after the gates close! No kids. No crowds. Just strolling and sipping and getting some much-needed outdoor time in one of Chicago’s most beautiful places. Adults Night Out, an ages 21+ event, features live music and DJs, after-hours access to Lincoln Park Zoo’s gardens and animal habitats, lawn games, unique and interesting chats about the animals from our experts, pop-up bars with plenty of food and beverage for purchase, and so much more!

Upcoming Events

Adults Night Out: Pride Party (21+)

Thursday, June 29

6:30–10 p.m.

At this adults-only event full of good vibes, dance to a live DJ, participate in drag bingo, enjoy unique animal chats, and show your Pride!

Adults Night Out: Summer Spectacular (21+)

Thursday, August 31

6:30–10 p.m.

Celebrate the final days of summer with an evening of warm-weather fun. Bring all your friends and explore the joys of the zoo after hours.

Adults Night Out: Howl-o-ween (21+)

Revel in a “fang”-tastic evening featuring carnival rides, a spooky haunted trail, live dueling pianos, costumes, and other fall festivities!

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Adults Night Out: Holidaze (21+)

Spend a wonderfully wintry evening under millions of twinkling lights. Enjoy grown-up excitement that’ll infuse you with seasonal spirit all night long.