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Welcome to Brookfield, Illinois.  Yes, we are most known for our world-class Brookfield Zoo, however beyond the zoo you will find a friendly community with great dining, services, shopping, and things to do.  We’re glad you are here and invite you to use this site as a resource to locate something new to do while you are in Brookfield. Whether you are here for a few hours, a day or decide to make Brookfield your home – welcome to our community!

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Brookfield's Farmers Market

Voted #1 Illinois Farmers Market! 

Local Events

The Village of Brookfield is always changing it up and looking for new ways to educate, entertain and provide for our residents and visitors. Be sure to check out our community calendar often as we continue to add activities throughout the community that will add fun to your day!

Fun Shops

Beyond the Zoo, it’s fun to explore new shops.  Interested in antiques to compliment a farmhouse décor?  We’ve got it.  Looking for a gift basket and themed sweets? Need custom swag or if classes and experiences are your thing?  We've got it.  The Village of Brookfield is host to many unique and locally owned shops.  Make a day of it and find a unique treasure to mark your visit.


Good Eats

Brookfield is home to dozens of dining establishments with all sorts of diverse culinary options.  Whether you are seeking a family-friendly vibe, or a night on the town with friends – view our dining options to get you started. Bon Appetit!

Brookfield Zoo

Salt Creek Trail

Local History

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