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Brookfield Bars: Drink the vibe

The bar scene is alive and well in Brookfield. But if you still have any doubts we’re here to settle it for the record.

For whiskey, scotch, bourbon, bacon and beer, you might as well call...

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Celebrate the Outdoors in Brookfield

With all the beautiful nature surrounding the many villages outside the Chicago city limits, you really don’t have to travel far to find yourself in the middle of a wild landscape littered with...

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Brookfield Zoo: Bring your wild ones

A trip to Brookfield wouldn’t be complete without spending some time at the world famous zoo that dons its name.  

Since its opening in the summer of 1934, Brookfield Zoo has gained international...

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Brookfield Bucks: Go Beyond the Zoo

*This program concluded on December 31st, 2020.  Stay tuned for updates in 2021!*
Go beyond the Zoo and reward yourself with Brookfield Bucks. 

Spend $15 at the Brookfield Zoo, and within seven days...

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Brookfield is family fun

Sure, everyone knows Brookfield Zoo has family-fun activities covered, but did you also know there are a number of other cool and fun places the entire family will enjoy? Let’s take you to some right...

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Oak Park Library

Community is the driver for everything we do. And community collaboration is at the core of our everyday work.

As your public library, we choose to turn outward, create welcoming environments, and...

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Oak Park Weddings

Chicago Wedding Venues: Top Places to Get Married in the Oak Park AreaNamed as one of the top 10 best neighborhoods in the nation, Oak Park has what a lot of couples want for a wedding destination...

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Top 12 Holiday Happenings

From festive lights festivals to dazzling flower shows, here are 12 wintry ways to celebrate the holiday season in the Oak Park AreaThe Oak Park Area is buzzing with community-driven activities...

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