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Dessert Fest at Lincoln Park Zoo


Dessert Fest at Lincoln Park Zoo

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Taste some of the best desserts in Chicago while taking in views of the zoo’s amazing animals and gardens. And don’t forget the champagne, beer, and wine (for those of age)!


- Dessert tastings from some of Chicago's most famous locations
- Admission to the event at Lincoln Park Zoo, giving guests exclusive, limited capacity access to animal exhibits
- Unique animal programming specially curated for this event
- Interactive games
- Live entertainment
- Giveaways and MORE!

VIP TICKETS INCLUDE: Everything included with the GA ticket plus 2 drink tickets valid for select wine, domestic beer, or bottled water! Guests must be over 21 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages.

A large portion of the proceeds will benefit Lincoln Park Zoo, helping to keep the zoo free and open to all 365 days a year. Be a party animal while supporting the animals! Get your tickets now!

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Do I need a ticket to go to this event?

- Yes. You need a ticket to enter Dessert Fest at the Zoo. It will be held in a large private area of Lincoln Park Zoo that includes many exhibits, gardens and more.

What do I need to bring to get into the event?

- Your printed ticket from Eventbrite that displays the square QR code. If you plan to consume alcoholic beverages, you must have a valid 21+ government issued ID.

If I'm not going to be eating desserts, do I still need to buy a ticket?

- Yes! ALL attendees 2 years of age and older, even those not eating desserts, must have a valid Eventbrite ticket to enter the event.

Will you have options to fit my specific dietary restriction?

- A variety of desserts will be served, but we unfortunately cannot cater to all dietary restrictions. If you are gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, etc. there may not be a lot of dessert options for you, but the event will still be a blast!

Does my child need a ticket?

- Yes. ALL attendees 2 years of age and older, even those not eating desserts, must have a valid Eventbrite ticket to enter the event.
- Children under 2 years old do not need tickets, but they will NOT receive the dessert tastings unless you buy a ticket for them.


For Lincoln Park Zoo members, please use the first three digits of your member ID for 10% off your tickets.

Rules, Regulations & Disclaimers:

Brands subject to change. Tickets include tastings. Venue reserves the right to curtail service to anyone if intoxicated. Enjoy responsibly and no guest under 21 is permitted to accept or be served alcohol. Please be aware that this event will comply with the Illinois Liquor Control Act 235 ILCS 5/6-16(a). A valid ticket with scannable QR code is required by all guests to enter event. It is recommended to print a paper ticket to prevent any technology complications which would prevent your ticket from displaying on your phone. There is no guest list. Each ticket must be scanned. Security reserves the right to inspect all bags and persons. Absolutely no outside food or beverage may be brought into the event. Guests who are deemed intoxicated (or otherwise unfit), will be denied entry and no refunds will be given. We want all guests to enjoy themselves, but our number one priority is the safety of all guests. Any ticketing/technical issues will be handled by Please contact them directly at Sorry – no refunds or price adjustments. For further Terms and Conditions of this event and ticket purchase please see “Ticket Purchase and Event Terms and Conditions” in checkout before purchasing these tickets; which shall also be binding and shall be incorporated by reference as though fully stated herein.

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