What: Families looking for an end-of-summer staycation adventure can head to Brookfield Zoo and receive FREE admission for children ages 11 and under on Monday-Wednesday, August 18-20. (Admission for adults and parking fees still apply.)

The zoo’s Butterflies! and Stingray Bay exhibits will be closing soon for the season, so this is a perfect opportunity to come see these winged wonders and cownose rays before they flutter and swim away in September.

On Kids Free Days, Brookfield Zoo is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Admission for adults is $16.95 and $11.95 for seniors 65 and over. Parking is $10. For further information, visit

When: August 18-20, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: Brookfield Zoo, 8400 31st Street, Brookfield