Party with the Auxiliary Board and Support Lincoln Park Zoo!

Want to support your favorite animals and have an unforgettable Saturday night? Join the Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo on May 18 for its signature cocktail party: Zoo-ologie! Tickets to the event include an open bar, bites from Chicago’s best restaurants, dancing, and a silent auction—all within the beautiful grounds of Lincoln Park Zoo.

Proceeds from Zoo-ologie go toward the Auxiliary Board’s efforts in supporting Lincoln Park Zoo's The Pride of Chicago capital campaign, a $135 million effort committed to advancing Lincoln Park Zoo’s reputation as an immersive home for wildlife and a leader in conservation, science, and learning.

Saturday, May 18
8 p.m.–midnight  
Lincoln Park Zoo

Advance Tickets
Available April 1 - May 17
General Admission: $125

At the Door
Available May 18
General Admission: $150


Purchase tickets below or click here to view our Eventbrite page.


VIP tickets are sold out. General Admission tickets are still available!

We encourage all guests to purchase tickets in advance. If the event is not sold out, a limited quantity of tickets will be available for purchase at the door on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

All tickets include:

  • Open Bar

  • Access to gourmet food stations

  • Silent Auction

  • Live music and dancing

VIP tickets include:

  • Early access to the event starting at 7:30 p.m.

  • Private access to Small Mammal Reptile House from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Chat with zookeepers to learn more about some of your favorite animals! 

  • Signature food station in Small Mammal Reptile House

  • Dedicated bar in the main tent

  • Private restrooms

  • Post Party at Tao Chicago starting at 12 a.m.! Includes free cover, priority entry, and one complimentary cocktail. For entry, must show Tao/ Zoo-ologie VIP wristband. Must arrive prior to 1:00 a.m. for guaranteed access. We encourage all guests to purchase tickets in advance.

For more information about Zoo-ologie, please call at 312-742-2186 or email

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