¡Viva la Fiesta! at Brookfield Zoo

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsWith more than 2,000 animals to see throughout the year, Brookfield Zoo is an amazing and adventurous destination. And this June, guests can add some spice to their visit during the zoo’s ¡Viva la Fiesta! celebration. The fun-filled six-day event, which is geared for guests of all ages and backgrounds, will take place on Saturdays and Sundays, June 1-2, 8-9, and 15-16, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Each weekend, the zoo’s West Mall will be the exclusive venue to enjoy festivities that will feature authentic food; local and international bands and dancers; Hispanic artists and artisans, who will display and sell their eclectic works; and animal Zoo Chats highlighting critters from Mexico and Central and South America.

To really experience the festive atmosphere, guests can purchase a VIP package that includes admission to the zoo, parking, access to the VIP pavilion, reserved seating directly in front of the concert stage, and access to the all-you-can-eat Latin-inspired buffet, which will be open from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. The cost for a VIP ticket is $45 for adults ($35 for zoo members) and $30 for children ages 3-11 ($20 for zoo members). Receive a $5 discount for the VIP ticket if purchased by May 31. A total of 50 VIP tickets will be available per day. To register, go to www.CZS.org/Viva and click on VIP Pavilion.

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