Bring the family to Brookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic celebration and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!
December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 and 26-31 will be great winter fun as the world class Brookfield Zoo hosts special events and feasts for everyone! The Holiday Magic event presents 1,000,000 LED lights, the largest Christmas light show in Chicagoland! Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will be in residence for the whole month! (Mr. Claus gets time off to deliver presents all over the world.) And be amazed by the ice carving and sculpture events.
There will be music and live entertainment, costumed characters and an amazing magic show! AND! A thirty foot tall talking Christmas tree! All the major indoor zoo exhibits will be open. There will be singing to the animals, lots to eat, gift shops and wonderful holiday treats.
Enjoy Breakfast with Santa the weekends of December 6, 13 and 22. Brunch with Santa will be held December 7, 14 and 21. On New Years Eve, enjoy Zoo Year 2015 with the animals! There will be noise maker workshops, party favors, a DJ, prizes, and an early 8 pm countdown.
Brookfield Zoo is located at 3300 Golf Road in Brookfield. For more information call (708) 688-8400.
Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes from the Brookfield Zoo, provides free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.