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Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society
  •   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:
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
    • ATM Machine On-site:
    • Family-friendly:
    • Food On-site: Restaurant
    • Foreign-Language Printed Guide: Spanish
    • Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Restaurant(s) On-site:
    • Self-Parking Available: On-site
    Location Information
    • Miles from Downtown: 12
    • Miles from Midway Airport: 10
    • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 19
    Group Amenities
    • Average Visit/Tour Length: 3 - 4 hours
    • Complimentary Policy: 1 per 20
    • Maximum Group Number: 20000
    • Motorcoach Parking: On-site
  • Facility Meeting Space Details
    • Complete Buy-out Available:
    • Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s):
    • In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s):
    • 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:
    Largest Meeting Room Details
    • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 330
    • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 400