Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society

Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society

Southwest Suburbs


31st St. and First Ave., Brookfield IL 60513

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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.

Facility Amenities

Private Dining Available

Permanent Stage

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Venue Capacity 400

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 9345

Video Conferencing Available

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 330

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 3240

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 400

Max Capacity, Theater Style 3240

Complete Buy-out Available

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

On-Site Catering

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 330

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 400

Number of Meeting Rooms 5


Hours of Operation 10 a.m. u2013 5 p.m.

ADA Compliant

ATM Machine On-site

Restaurant(s) On-site

Miles from Downtown 12.0

Miles from Midway Airport 10.0

Miles from O'Hare Airport 19.0

Maximum Group Number 20000

Average Visit/Tour Length 3 - 4 hours

Complimentary Policy 1 per 20

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