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Shopping and Dining

Giftshop

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.

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, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Weekends, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Giddy Up Grill

Dining

Giddy-Up Grill

Franklin Park Zoo's indoor, 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.

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, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Weekends, 10:00 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.

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