Veterans Day

Brookfield Zoo | Brookfield, Ill.


8400 31st St.
Brookfield, Ill. 60513
(708) 688-8000
Date: November 11, 2016
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. Additionally, a military vehicle will be on display on the Discovery Center Plaza. Greeting guests from noon to 1 p.m. will be one of the zoo’s birds of prey, accompanied by animal care staff. During the same time, zoogoers can enjoy a performance by the Legacy Girls as they sing toe-tapping hits of the famous Andrew Sisters. The 1 p.m. Veterans Day ceremony will feature the posting of colors and a performance of the National Anthem, followed by remarks from Rich Gamble, senior vice president of operations for the Society. After the ceremony, guests are invited to stay for an entertaining routine by the popular Jess White Tumblers.

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