• Please review our current Health & Safety Updates (FPZ and SZ) before your visit.
• Non-Members: Online reservations are required for admission tickets.
• Members: Advance reservations for daytime admission are not required. Members can check in at the admissions gate with their member cards and/or a photo ID.

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Shopping and Dining

Shopping

Discover some wild finds at the Things Wild Gift Shop. Plush toys, games, apparel, and much more are available year round. Forget something? Our gift shop’s got all the essential items, like umbrellas, sunscreen, batteries and water bottles.
Giftshop

Hours:

  • October - December:
    Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • January - February:
    Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • March:
    Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • April - September:
    Weekdays, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Weekends, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Dining

Our teams are trained on sustainable practices, source responsibly and provide management services to reduce carbon emissions, and champion sustainable resource usage to reduce food waste.

Giddy Up Grill

Giddy-Up Grill

Franklin Park Zoo's indoor/outdoor, southwestern-themed Giddy-Up Grill concession stand (open year round) offers delicious treats for the whole family. The grill serves a selection of wraps, burgers, fries, sandwiches, salads, pizza and many other kid-friendly foods. Guests can also make a purchase using our walk-up service window.

View Grill Menu

 Hours:

  • October - December:
    Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • January - February:
    Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • March:
    Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • April - September:
    Weekdays, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Weekends, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Kalaharikitchen Box

Kalahari Kitchen

At the seasonal Kalahari Kitchen guests can find hamburgers, hotdogs, and other morsels fresh off the grill.

View Kalahari Menu

Hours:

Weather permitting
Mid-April - June 30: weekends, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July - September 30:
daily, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Picnic FPZ

Picnic Areas

Bring your own food and have a snack at one of our many picnic locations throughout the Zoo.

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