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Sensory-Friendly ZooLights

December 6, 2023, 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Sensory-Friendly ZooLights is an evening in which guests with disabilities, sensitivities, autism, dementia, or chronic illness, as well as members of the Deaf community, can experience the zoo grounds, animal buildings, and holiday lights in a comfortable and inclusive environment.

Sensory-Friendly ZooLights is for all people who benefit from visiting the zoo without crowds and certain environmental elements. Modifications include limited capacity, static light displays, muted attractions, and music at low volume.

During Sensory-Friendly ZooLights, the Gift Shop and food and beverage locations will be open around Main Mall with all of ZooLights’ regular offerings. The Endangered Species Carousel and Lionel Train Adventure will operate with quieter music and sounds. Not all animal buildings may be open, and as always, animals have the option to go to their indoor or outdoor habitats.


December 6, 2023
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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