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Lincoln Park Zoo



Cannon Dr. at Fullerton Parkway, Chicago IL 60614

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Host your next special event at The Venues of Lincoln Park Zoo. Where else can you enjoy an exotic reception with giraffes, gazelles and ostriches browsing a gorgeous African savanna? Your guests can sip cocktails while getting nose to nose with nature.

With spectacular—and flexible—indoor and outdoor spaces, the zoo can accommodate any event ranging from 10 to 10,000 people, from elaborate formal dinners, weddings and receptions to an out-of-the-ordinary cocktail party.

Lincoln Park Zoo at a Glance

Category: Attractions/Sightseeing, Meeting and Event Suppliers
Type: Zoo, Museum, Outdoor Garden/Park
Location: Chicago-Lincoln/Lakeview
Amenities: Group Menu, Handicapped Accessible, Off-Site Catering, Will Close for Private Function

Health and Safety

Masks Required-Guest

Reservations Required

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

Average Visit/Tour Length 2 - 3 hours

Maximum Group Number 25000

Miles from Downtown 2.0

Special Interest Tours Offered

Valet Parking Available

Restaurant(s) On-site

ATM Machine On-site

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking Available Both On-site & Off-site

Food On-site Restaurant

Hours of Operation 10 am to 5 pm


Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 450

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 300

On-Site Catering

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Exclusive Decorator(s)

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 5400

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 10000

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 5400

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 1800

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Max Venue Capacity 25000

Private Meeting Space Available

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