Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society

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Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society

31st St. and First Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513
(708) 688-8000
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Host your next meeting or social event at Brookfield Zoo! Whether it’s a daytime corporate function for 10 people – or an evening festival for 30-thousand, our events staff will help you dream up an experience sure to WOW guests of all ages. Get more wild ideas by calling 708-688-8355 today for an informational meeting. The only hard part about planning an unforgettable event at Brookfield Zoo is choosing the date! Brookfield Zoo is set within a 216-acre nature park. World-renowned, the Zoo’s 2,000+ residents have captivated and educated visitors since 1934. In 2010, Great Bear Wilderness takes visitors Eye-to-Eye with North American animals and view Polar Bears and Grizzlies diving and swimming from underwater viewing windows. Don’t forget to take in a Dolphin Show at Seven Seas! Just 12 miles west of downtown Chicago, the zoo is accessible via the Stevenson (I-55) and Eisenhower (I-290) expressways, Tri-State toll way (I-294), Metra train and PACE bus service.

  • Private Dining Available
  • ADA Compliant
  • ATM Machine On-site
  • Family-friendly
  • Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Miles from Downtown: 12.0
  • Miles from Midway Airport: 10.0
  • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 19.0
  • Restaurant(s) On-site
  • Self-Parking Available: On-site
  • Average Visit/Tour Length: 3 - 4 hours
  • Complimentary Policy: 1 per 20
  • Maximum Group Number: 20000
  • Motorcoach Parking: On-site

9345Total Square Footage of Meeting Space
5Number of Rooms
  • Complete Buy-out Available
  • Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)
  • In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)
  • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 330
  • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 400
  • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 330
  • Max Capacity, Classroom Style: 3240
  • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 400
  • Max Capacity, Theater Style: 3240
  • Max Venue Capacity: 400
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 5
  • On-site Audio/Visual Equipment
  • On-Site Catering
  • Permanent Stage
  • Private Meeting Space Available
  • Total Square Footage of Meeting Space: 9345
  • Video Conferencing Available