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Spooky Zoo at Lincoln Park Zoo

What if we told you there’s a way for your kids to enjoy all the fun of trick-or-treating, without worrying about the dangers that Chicago might pose? If you’re thinking, “tell me more,” here it is: Spooky Zoo at Lincoln Park Zoo. On October 27, visit the zoo for your Halloween candy fix, along with lots of fall activities.

Spooky Zoo at Lincoln Park Zoo

This October, Lincoln Park Zoo will transform into a fall-filled spooky terrain perfect for your little trick-or-treaters. The Spooky Zoo event is on Saturday, October 27, just in time for Halloween, and attracts more than 30,000 children annually. This year, Spooky Zoo is held in conjunction with Lincoln Park Zoo’s five-weekend Fall Fest celebration. Expect things like ferris wheel rides, animal enrichment activities, a corn maze, pumpkin carver and more. The best part? The entire event is free to attend!


Hotel Near Lincoln Park Zoo

Knowing you’ll have costume prep before and candy eating after, it might be a good idea to find a hotel near Lincoln Park Zoo! Consider staying at the Willows Hotel. With a beautiful Lakeview neighborhood location, our boutique hotel is right near the zoo. Its amenities and great accommodations offer the perfect place for your little ones (and their parents) to rest!

More About Lincoln Park Zoo

For years, Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo has been a must-see attraction in the Windy City. Locals and visitors alike are always welcome at the zoo, for free. It’s open 365 days a year and is home to several unique exhibits featuring everything from penguins to African safari animals to polar bears. You can explore the exhibits virtually using the zoo’s interactive map. Lincoln Park Zoo also promotes education through weekly programs and events geared towards teaching children about wildlife. Whether it’s through exhibits, education or fun events like Spooky Zoo, the Lincoln Park Zoo provides the Chicago community with ample amounts of fun.

Halloween will be here before you know it! Prepare for Spooky Zoo: Start perusing Pinterest for the perfect costume and book a night or two at the beautiful Willows Hotel!

Spooky Zoo
Where: Lincoln Park Zoo | 2001 N Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614
When: Saturday, October 27
Admission: Free

Willows Hotel
The moment you arrive, you’ll feel the effortless charm of a French country home, accented by our 19th century-style furnishings and the warm welcome of our friendly staff. 555 West Surf, Chicago, IL 60657. 888.779.1904.

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