Greater Chicago – Fragile X Family Get Together at Lincoln Park Zoo

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Greater Chicago – Fragile X Family Get Together at Lincoln Park Zoo

April 28 @ 8:00 AM10:00 AM CDT


Join the NFXF Greater Chicago Chapter for a Sensory-Friendly morning at Lincoln Park Zoo. Lincoln Park Zoo is certified sensory-inclusive by KultureCity. The event is for guests with disabilities, chronic illness, or deafness to experience the zoo grounds and animal buildings in a comfortable and inclusive environment. Modifications include limited capacity and muted attractions.

Sensory-Friendly Morning is a free program for all people who benefit from visiting the zoo without crowds and other sensitive environmental elements. This includes guests with sensory sensitivities, disabilities, autism, PTSD, and dementia to name a few.

Event Details

Guests need to present their registration email to zoo ushers.

Additional Details

  • Gift shop will open at 8:00 AM.
  • Landmark Cafe will sell beverages at 8:30 AM.
  • AT&T Endangered Species Carousel and Lionel Train Adventure will operate with music and noises muted.
  • Not all animal buildings may be open, and some animals may not be in their public viewing spaces.
  • 10 AM – The zoo will be open to the public and begin typical operations.
  • Download the Lincoln Park Zoo Accessibility Map HERE.
  • View the Lincoln Park Zoo Accessibility Page HERE.
  • Please download the free KultureCity app with the Lincoln Park Zoo social story. iOS Android
  • There is no smoking at Lincoln Park Zoo for the health of the animals in our care.
  • Pets are not allowed at the zoo, but licensed service animals are welcome.
  • For any questions about the event details, please email

Paid parking is available at the zoo’s parking lot located at Fullerton Parkway and Cannon Drive (2300 N. Cannon Drive). The zoo is also accessible by train via the Armitage and Fullerton stations and by bus via the 22, 36, 151, and 156 routes.


April 28
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM CDT
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Lincoln Park zoo
2400 N. Cannon Drive
Chicago, IL
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