Friday, Nov. 27: Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo SOLD OUT 
Saturday, Nov. 28: Franklin Park Zoo SOLD OUT
ZooLights SOLD OUT Dates: Nov. 27 - 29; Dec. 4 - 6, 11 - 13, and 18 - 20. Advance ticket purchase required.

Know Before You Go: 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 review our Re-Opening FAQs (FPZ and SZ) before your visit. Members:​ Online reservations are required for your visit.

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Programs for Families and Young Children

Become a Wild Adventurer - Attend a Zoo Program!

Wild Adventures Education Programs are amazing opportunities for children to learn more about animal life at the Zoo and beyond! Themes focusing on habitats, survival and conservation are introduced monthly. Programs may include live animal encounters, hands-on activities (stories, puppets, games, videos, and arts & crafts), behind-the-scenes tours and adventures on Zoo grounds!

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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