Brookfield Zoo Annual Holiday Magic
First Avenue and 31st Street
Brookfield , Ill.
Cost: Free with zoo admission
Hours: 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Nov. 30-Dec. 22, daily Dec. 26-31, 2013
Features more than one million twinkling lights illuminating the zoo's walkways. Enjoy animated light displays, laser light shows, ice-carving demonstrations, live musical and dance performances, costumed characters, animal Zoo Chats with keepers and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus (through Dec. 22).