Brookfield Zoo is an extremely popular tourist attraction in Chicago and we often recommend to our Chicago Hillside Hotel visitors that they stop by due to its close proximity and the fact that it is so family-friendly. The zoo also hosts regularly scheduled events with a variety of environmentally-friendly themes that will appeal to a wide-range of visitors to Chicago. If you’re coming to Chicago in April and you’re looking for some fun entertainment ideas, why not check out one or more of these great events at the Brookfield Zoo:
April 17th – Spring Lecture Series: Return of the Wild Heartland where guests will join wildlife biologist Damien Austin who will be discussing efforts to build the American Prairie Reserve and why it is an important haven for many species of grassland birds
April 21st & 22nd 1pm to 6pm – Free Electronic Recycling Wondering how you can get rid of your electronics in an environmentally friendly way? Stop by the zoo where there is no fee for dropping off electronics from our approved list.
April 22nd – Party for the Planet Celebrate Earth Day 2012 by learning how you can help save orangutans and other endangered species through a day filled with educational and engaging activities.
April 28th and 29th – Ape Awareness Weekend Learn about apes, their plight in the wild and the need for conservation.
Want to attend some events at Brookfield Zoo? Stay at our Nearby Brookfield Zoo Hotel!
Our Chicago Hillside Hotel is conveniently located just 10 minutes from Brookfield Zoo, and we’re a great vacation headquarters if you’re planning on stopping by and seeing what the zoo has to offer. Our Brookfield Zoo hotel package offers your family and even bigger incentive to stop by our hotel and Brookfield zoo during your trip to Chicago. The package includes:
- Overnight accommodations
- Full hot breakfast for 4
- 4 general admissions to Brookfield Zoo
- Free parking at the zoo
- 4 children’s zoo admissions
- 4 motor safari tickets
- 4 carousel tickets
- Family fun coupons for the zoo
- Welcome gifts for kids
Our family-friendly Chicago hotel stays on top of all of the latest Chicago events in our area, so that when you come to visit we can keep you apprised of exactly what is going on in the windy city! Why not call our Chicago hillside hotel staff today to learn about our great rates and amenities?