“When is the Adults-Only Halloween-Themed Event at Lincoln Park Zoo?” by S.M. O’Connor

The Lincoln Park Zoo will host the event “Adults Night Out: The Great Pumpkin Glow” on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  New Belgium Fat Tire is the sponsor.

The Great Pumpkin Glow jack-o-lantern trail will be open in the Children’s Zoo.  The Corn Maze will be open on the South Lawn.  There will also be educational entertainment, special animal entertainment, cash bars, and complimentary rides on the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel until 9:45 p.m.

The Wild Things! Gift Shop will be open.  The Pumpkin Patch will be open.  Prices vary.  Costumes are optional, but not required.

Tickets are $15 if one buys them in advance online.  Click here to purchase tickets from Eventbrite or here to purchase tickets from Facebook.  One must print out one’s ticket as tickets will be scanned at the door.

To receive their 20% discount, Lincoln Park Zoo Members should click on “Enter Promotional Code,” and enter the first three digits of their Member Identification Numbers.  If one has a group of ten or more people, the group can also save 20% by using “GROUP” as the promotional code.

If any tickets remain available, they will be sold on-site for $20.  However, tickets often sell out, so there may not be any available at the door.

Tickets are non-refundable.  However, they are transferrable.  The event will go on rain or shine.

One must be at least eighteen-years-old to participate in this event.  Outside food and beverages are prohibited, as are dogs.  Lincoln Park Zoo is accessible by public transportation.  Guests who want to drive should park in the lot on Cannon Drive.

Use the Lincoln Park Zoo entrance at 2150 North Cannon Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614.  Lincoln Park Zoo is roughly at the center of the Chicago Park District’s Lincoln Park.  The address of Lincoln Park Zoo is 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614.  The phone number is (312) 742-2000.

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