Easter Egg-Stravaganza Returns to Lincoln Park Zoo

Easter Egg-Stravaganza Returns to Lincoln Park Zoo

Celebrate spring with egg hunts and a visit from the Easter bunny April 16

CHICAGO (March 8, 2022)Eggs-tra’ special fun at the zoo? We’re all ears! Gather your peeps and hop on over to Lincoln Park Zoo’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza Presented by Kinder Joy® on April 16.

The celebration runs from 8 a.m. to noon and includes multiple egg hunts for different age groups, photos with the Easter bunny and other spring characters, outdoor activities and games, and free rides on the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel and Lionel Train Adventure.

“Easter Egg-Stravaganza Presented by Kinder Joy® is the perfect way to celebrate springtime and enjoy some fun outdoors,” said Director of Marketing and Events Stephanie Foster. “Families and children can search for Easter eggs hidden on zoo grounds, all while enjoying animal sightings and spring blooms.”

Every guest, including adults and children older than 12 months, need a ticket to attend the event. Tickets are $35 and include all the activities noted above and tickets for children ages 1-12 also include participation in an egg hunt.

“We are thrilled to partner with Lincoln Park Zoo to make their Easter Egg-Stravaganza even more exciting with the addition of Kinder Joy eggs,” said Felipe Riera Michelotti, Vice President of Marketing Kinder Joy and Seasonal Products at Ferrero. “Just like Kinder Joy, Chicago’s free zoo is known for creating authentic and connected moments where awe, wonder, and childhood joy are at the center of shared family experiences, and we look forward to connecting with these families in a new capacity.”

New this year, each ticket to Easter Egg-Stravaganza includes one $5 ZooBucks voucher, which can be redeemed at Park Place Café. A variety of delicious breakfast and lunch options, including mimosas and bloody marys, will be available for purchase.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit lpzoo.org/events.

About Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo inspires communities to create environments where wildlife will thrive in our urbanizing world. The zoo is a leader in local and global conservation, animal care and welfare, learning, and science. A historic Chicago landmark founded in 1868, the not-for-profit Lincoln Park Zoo is a privately-managed, member-supported organization and is free and open 365 days a year. Visit us at lpzoo.org.

About Kinder Joy®

Kinder Joy® is part of the portfolio of brands by Ferrero U.S.A. Inc., the confectionery company known also for Ferrero Rocher®, Tic Tac® and Nutella® The Original Hazelnut Spread®. Kinder Joy® first broke onto the U.S. confectionery scene in 2018, quickly winning over American consumers with its delicious creamy layers, chocolate-covered wafer bites and exciting surprise toy. It has quickly become a beloved treat and toy, earning the title of “2019 Product of the Year” within the Kids Novelty Snack category.

Media Contacts

Jillian Braun

Lincoln Park Zoo

Anna Cieslik

Lincoln Park Zoo

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