Brookfield Zoo

Unique location at Brookfield Zoo for your wedding and reception

3300 S. Golf Road
Brookfield, IL 60513


Brookfield Zoo’s lush grounds and tranquil settings form a lovely—and completely unique—backdrop for your special day.

Your guests will enjoy “Cocktails with the Animals” in one of the zoo’s magnificent wildlife habitats:

  • Polar Bears and Grizzly Bears at Great Bear Wilderness
  • Giraffes at Habitat Africa – The Savannah
  • Dolphins – Seven Seas – Underwater Viewing
  • Crocodile, Birds, and Otters at The Swamp
  • Lowland Gorillas – at Tropic World- Africa
  • South American sea life at The Living Coast

Then it’s off to your elegant dinner…expertly prepared by our Executive Chef and his culinary team. Our elegant outdoor pavilions, exotic exhibits and other indoor and outdoor event spaces offer the perfect setting for a memorable event with family and friends. Enjoy live music and outstanding food as you and your guests dance the night away. Be sure to allow plenty of time for unforgettable pictures among the sculpted gardens and with an animal or two!

Brookfield Zoo’s professional Wedding Consultants offer the utmost in personal service and experience. Your Consultant will help you create the celebration of your dreams!

At A Glance

Venue Type
Ceremony, Historic Locations, Outdoor, Restaurants
Venue Style
Spaces Available:
Variety of indoor and outdoor options
Catering Options:
In house catering
Venue Includes:
Full culinary offering and unique spaces
Outside Alcohol Permitted
Guest Accommodations?
Benjamin Garcia
Director of Catered Events

Our team offers one-stop planning services for your wedding ceremony and reception. We look forward to working with you!


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