Dozens of free activities to thousands of participants.
All designed to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to get
active, have fun and try new things.
A celebration of children’s health and wellness. Enjoy fun activities, arts & crafts, healthy food, and raffle prizes donated by sponsors. Activities include: Health and Scoliosis Screenings, arts & crafts, healthy food, prize drawings and giveaways, balloons, and fun for all ages. The event will also feature Kids Zumba, Kiddie Boot Camp, and Children’s Empowerment Awards.
Enjoy fun activities, live animals, face painting, self-guided hike, paddle boating and more.
Hike, do activities and roast marshmallows before going on a
silent tram ride through the woods after dark. The May theme will
be Turtles; the June theme will be Shadows.
Enjoy a cup of tea and sweet treats as we celebrate spring with
a tea party. Plus, discover which parts of trees and plants make
the best teas and create a fragrant keepsake to take home.
Listen to music, enjoy traditional folktales, and
watch a tea ceremony. Kids of all ages can make projects to
celebrate Girls' Day and Boys' Day, including design a kimono paper
doll, create a miniature carp kite, construct an origami samurai
helmet, and more at family-friendly hands-on
Investigate our feathered friends throughout the seasons, learn to identify the birds spotted through the binocular lens and create a journal to help log everything.
Vibrant campfire hosts, Trillium and Lily, introduce the incredible world of spring wildflowers. Meet some wildflower friends and hear amazing springtime flower power trivia straight from the source. Campfire snacks are provided. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Join animal care staff and volunteers to become acquainted
with the bears at Brookfield Zoo: polar bears, grizzly bears, and
sloth bears. Enjoy special Zoo Chats, craft activities, and
watching a bear training session. In addition, learn about bears in
the wild and the challenges they face.
Bloxes are life-sized cardboard building blocks. They're used as
furniture, walls, and forts by the likes of Google, Twitter,
Mozilla, and many more. See if you can build something that you can
maneuver over, under and through.