Lincoln Park Zoo reopening
Where: Lincoln Park Zoo, 2400 N. Cannon Drive , (312) 742-2000 Zoo map
When: Friday, March 5, 2021 10:00am-3:00pm Hours & Location; Reopening celebration March 6, 2021 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Reservations for the first weekend (Friday-Sunday, March 5-7) will go live at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 28 via Eventbrite (no link currently) or by calling (312) 742-2000.. Reservations for later dates will be available starting Sunday, March 7. Most buildings, including animal buildings, will remain closed until further notice.
The Zoo plans to have at least our Bird House and African Journey building open to the public, otherwise all outdoor exhibits will be available for viewing.
Lincoln Park Zoo reopening – Reopening Celebration March 6, 2021
The Lincoln Park Zoo is having a special reopening celebration on Saturday, March 6, with fire-toasted s’mores, trivia and prizes, and special animal enrichment. Get access by making a reservation on Sunday, February 28, or purchasing a Beers & Bears Celebration Pack ($15-$120)today.
- Animal Enrichment: Watch your favorite species play, crunch, crush, and chomp special enrichment delivered to their habitat throughout the day.
- Fire Pits and S’mores
- Animal Videos: Scan a QR code to learn about the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo while cozied up to the fire.
- Trivia & Prizes: Listen for trivia questions broadcast across the zoo and give your answer at the Gift Shop. First correct answer wins a prize
Things to Do
If you need to change or cancel your reservation, please use the links provided in your confirmation email. Additional reservations are released every Sunday and Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Central Time, so be sure to check back if reservations for your desired date aren’t currently available.
The zoo is following city and state guidelines to ensure the safety of our guests and staff, as well as the animals in our care. Throughout the zoo, facial coverings will be required for those over the age of 2 who are medically able, and social distancing will be observed.
Please note: most buildings, including animal buildings, will remain closed until further notice.
Join Lincoln Park Zoo for the second Members-Only Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, February 27 and 28. The zoo will be open from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. just for members. Make Your Reservation Today
When regular daytime reservations return on Sunday, February 28, you can simply enter the first three digits of your member ID to unlock access to members-only days and timeslots. Remember to bring your membership card when you visit. Not a member? JOIN TODAY