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.