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Willkommen zum Oksoberfest!
Lincoln Park Zoo and Chicago AF bringing you Oksoberfest—an all-new, adults-only, non-alcoholic version of Germany’s favorite celebration, Oktoberfest!
Grab your lederhosen and swing by to sample non-alcoholic beers and zero-proof craft cocktails and snack on traditional foods, such as wurst and jumbo soft pretzels complete with mustard flights.
Want to learn about the history of Oktoberfest? Stop by and see our award-winning community partners, DANK Haus German American Cultural Centerto learn how it all started and what it’s all REALLY about!
This inaugural event is for anyone 21 years or older. It’s an exciting night at the zoo, like any other—just without the booze. Whether you are sober, sober curious, not drinking for any reason, or would just like to socialize for a night without alcohol around, come on out and join the party!
Your ticket includes:
- After-hours access to the zoo, featuring animal viewing without the kids and crowds
- Unlimited samples of non-alcoholic or alcohol-removed craft beer or wine, along with zero-proof cocktails from local and national NA brands
- Free rides on the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel
- Live polka music from The Dirndolls
- Lawn games and other entertainment
- Special menu featuring wurst, pretzels with mustard, and other German treats available for purchase
*subject to availability. All samples available at the event contain 0-0.5% ABV. There will be no alcohol available for purchase at the zoo during Oksoberfest.
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