We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to our Zoos!

Save the Date!
• May 28 – June 3, Member Appreciation Days: Online reservations are required for entry. Members, check your inbox for full details!
• JUNE 1: GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS GO ON SALE 
• June 4: Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo open to the public

Know Before You Go:
In order to ensure the safety of staff and guests, we've made modifications to the Zoo experience in accordance with public guidance and health recommendations. Please be sure to review the following Re-Opening FAQs for Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo before your visit.

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Event Enhancements

Provide your guests with an unforgettable experience by including special event enhancements only a Zoo can provide!

Animal Encounters

Get up-close and personal with some of our animals! Animals including a turtle, snake, macaw and many others may attend your event as a special guest!
Fee: $75

Please note:

  • Animal encounters not available between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m.
  • Not every animal is available at each location.
  • Animal availability is subject to change due to the weather and animals’ needs.

Educational Program (Stone Zoo only)

Learn more about our amazing animals directly from an experienced Stone Zoo educator!
Fee: $75 - $100

Carousel (Franklin Park Zoo)

You and your guests can hop on the whimsical animals of our classic carousel, a joy for the young and the young at heart!

Rental Supplies

Additional tables, chairs, tents, specialty linens, themed tableware and other items can be rented for an additional fee.