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Bright Lights. Magical Nights. Holiday Magic.

Celebrate the holiday season with family and friends at Chicagoland’s largest and longest-running lights festival.  With over two million twinkling LED lights to get you in the holiday spirit.

Brookfield Zoo’s annual Holiday Magic, presented by ComEd and Meijer, invites guests to sing to the animals and enjoy professional ice-carving demonstrations, magic shows, a 41-foot talking tree, and special visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. The zoo will be lit with more than one million twinkling LED lights and select animal habitats will remain open, as will zoo restaurants and gift shops.

Advance tickets will be required.


Holiday Magic entertainment each day from 5-8pm

- Roaming carolers

- Pictures with Santa

- Juggling Eleves

& More!


Dates: November 24-26; November 30, December 1-3, 7-10, 14-17, 21-23, 26-31st.

Event Details

Dec 26 to Dec 31, 2023
5:00am - 8:00am

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