Veterans Day

Brookfield Zoo | Brookfield, Ill.


8400 31st St.
Brookfield, Ill. 60513
(708) 688-8000
Date: November 11, 2015
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: Free

Guests can view an array of military memorabilia, including uniforms and documents, from the Revolutionary War to the present. A military vehicle will be on display on the Discovery Center Plaza. Greeting guests (11-11:30 a.m.) will be one of the zoo’s birds of prey, accompanied by animal care staff. From noon to 1 p.m., zoogoers can enjoy a performance by the Legacy Girls as they sing toe-tapping hits of the famous Andrew Sisters. The 1 p.m. ceremony will feature the posting of colors and a performance of the National Anthem, followed by remarks from Stuart D. Strahl, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Society. After the ceremony, guests are invited to stay for a routine by the Jesse White Tumblers.


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