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Sleepover Safari

Join us for a fun-filled nocturnal adventure at Brookfield Zoo!

A zoo is a zoo 24/7, and now you can get a glimpse into what happens at Brookfield Zoo at night. Join us for a fun-filled nocturnal adventure, with spaces available for families and groups which may include a mix of boy scouts, girl scouts, youth groups, and more! Every Sleepover Safari includes a variety of activities and learning opportunities.

Your Sleepover Safari begins at 7:15 p.m. Friday night. After scoping out your sleeping quarters in our Discover Center, the festivities begin! With a variety of activity stations, you'll have a chance to do hands on crafts, make enrichment items for the animals, and learn about our animals through animal artifacts like skulls, furs, teeth, and more. When the sun goes down, take a night hike through the zoo – there’s no telling what you may see after everyone else has gone home for the night! By this point you're sure to have worked up an appetite, so head back to Discovery Center for an ice cream social before settling in for the night. The next morning, wake up to a hot breakfast buffet, a morning hike, and a visit to an animal exhibit before the zoo opens. Your sleepover ends at 10:00 Saturday morning when we give you your exclusive "I spent the night with the animals!" Sleepover Safari patch. Though we will be parting ways, you and your friends and family are welcome to visit the zoo all day!

Price: $375 per party of 5
Groups of 20 or more: Save $75 for every group of 20 you register


Price includes all food, activities, parking, and admission to the zoo the following day. 

Book your sleepover spot for 2020 today. Don't wait too long as Sleepover Safaris fill up quickly!

Sleepover Safari

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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