Guests Enjoying Picnic at Brookfield Zoo

Celebrate Summer in Wild Style

Summertime is fun time at Brookfield Zoo! And what better way to celebrate the season than with a day at the zoo--complete with a delectable meal for your favorite group of folks!

From the best in casual barbecue fare to elegant luncheon options, our professional culinary team will create the perfect dining experience for your company picnic, family reunion, or other occasion.

Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of our many picnic areas throughout the zoo...and don't forget: construction has begun on The Pavilions at Brookfield Zoo, a fantastic new facility which will be located near the zoo's North Gate.

Before and after lunch, your guests can stroll through the zoo and enjoy the more than 2,500 animals that make their home here. From aardvarks to zebras, Dolphin Shows to Motor Safari rides, there’s plenty to see and do. Make sure to check out the zoo's fantastic new carousel near the North Gate. The 72 hand-carved, whimsical animals are a hit with kids and adults alike, making a spin the best way to cap off a successful event!

For details, fill out the information request form, e-mail, or call (708) 688-8355.