Location, Hours & Directions


Location, Hours & Directions

  • BrewLights Presented by Louis Glunz Beer, Inc.

    On Thursday, December 12, sip and savor craft, seasonal beer at this sixth annual festival beneath the warm glow of 2.5 million holiday lights. This after-hours event includes photos with Santa, free rides, and more.

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  • ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ

    For a few weeks each year, Lincoln Park Zoo basks in the mirth of enchanted families and the glow of brilliant holiday lights. Now in its 25th year, ZooLights is truly the most magical time of the year, a time-tested (and free) family affair.

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  • Welcome Rhino Calf

    Zoo babies take a lot of science, especially when they are critically endangered eastern black rhinoceroses. Follow the calf's journey every step of the way using #RhinoWatch on social media!

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  • The Pride of Chicago

    Our $135 million The Pride of Chicago campaign includes a new Learning Center and Visitor Center as well as upcoming renovations of the lion house.

    Learn About the Campaign

  • New Year, New Life

    Animal arrivals, holiday happenings, species-saving science, and more in the Fall/Winter 2019 issue of Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine.

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  • Feeling hopeful?

    Then is Lincoln Park Zoo the zoo for you!

    See why!

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Zoo Events

Thursday, December 12
he sixth annual BrewLights, presented by Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. and hosted by the Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo, features craft and seasonal beers on tap throughout the zoo during ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ.

Sunday, December 15
Enjoy quality family time with Kris Kringle with a delicious seasonal breakfast and complimentary cookie decorating for kids.

Tuesday, December 31
Gather your flock of friends and head to Zoo Year's Eve at Lincoln Park Zoo! This special ticketed event will take place under the glow of ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ in one of Chicago’s most beautiful parks. It’s the best way to experience the countdown to 2020!

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