2018 Breakfast with the Animals!

Enjoy an up-close, unique breakfast experience from 7-9am! Early admission and parking are included, as well as a full breakfast buffet with coffee, juice, and mimosa bar. While breakfast is being served, the animals will wake up and enjoy enrichment treats left for them.

One of the head keepers will provide fascinating stories of their personal experiences and fun facts about these amazing animals. After breakfast, and before other guests arrive, check out Hippo Cove for more animal action!

Expand for menus for all events

Assorted House Baked Muffins and Pastries

Bagels and Croissants with Butter, Fruit Preserves, and Cream Cheese

Yogurt with Seasonal Fruit, Berries, and Granola

French Toast with Bananas, Caramel, and Candied Almonds

Frittata with Roasted Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Spinach and Cheddar Cheese

Thick Cut Bacon and Sausage Links

Baked Hash Brown Casserole

Mimosa Bar

Coffee, Assorted Tea, Orange Juice and Water


 

Breakfast with the Gorillas

Friday, July 13 – SOLD OUT

The gorilla is the largest living primate. Despite its massive size and ferocious reputation, the gorilla is actually a peaceful and social animal. Gorillas and humans are close relatives, and share many things in common. Enjoy breakfast at our brand new gorilla habitat where floor to ceiling viewing glass allows you to connect with these intelligent and personable creatures. One of our head keepers will provide fascinating stories of their personal experiences and fun facts about our fascinating gorilla family group.

Reservations are limited to 36 people; Event may be rescheduled or cancelled if less than 10 guests will be in attendance. Ticket price includes all day admission, parking, breakfast, and animal experience. This event is geared towards adults. No child or member discounts. In the case of inclement weather, a reschedule date will be announced by 5pm the day prior. Tickets are non refundable.

Tickets

SOLD OUT


Breakfast with the Hippos

Saturday, July 21 – SOLD OUT

Watch our hippos engage in enrichment activities that mimic and encourage natural behavior. While the hippos enjoy their enrichment items, viewers will discover their varied and sometimes surprising personalities. A head keeper will provide fascinating stories of their personal experiences and fun facts about our amazing hippo family.

Due to the sensitive nature and delicate health of our hippos, all members of the family may not be present at this event.

Reservations are limited to 36 people; Event may be rescheduled or cancelled if less than 10 guests will be in attendance. Ticket price includes all day admission, parking, breakfast, and animal experience. This event is geared towards adults. No child or member discounts. In the case of inclement weather, a reschedule date will be announced by 5pm the day prior. Tickets are non refundable.

Tickets

SOLD OUT


Breakfast with the Hippos

Friday, August 3 – SOLD OUT

Watch our hippos engage in enrichment activities that mimic and encourage natural behavior. While the hippos enjoy their enrichment items, viewers will discover their varied and sometimes surprising personalities. A head keeper will provide fascinating stories of their personal experiences and fun facts about our amazing hippo family.

Due to the sensitive nature and delicate health of our hippos, all members of the family may not be present at this event.

Reservations are limited to 36 people; Event may be rescheduled or cancelled if less than 10 guests will be in attendance. Ticket price includes all day admission, parking, breakfast, and animal experience. This event is geared towards adults. No child or member discounts. In the case of inclement weather, a reschedule date will be announced by 5pm the day prior. Tickets are non refundable.

Tickets

Sold out


Breakfast with the Manatee

Saturday, August 11 – SOLD OUT

Also called the sea cow, the manatee is the only herbivorous mammal specially designed to live its entire life in the water. The Cincinnati Zoo is one of two U.S. Zoos outside of Florida that participate in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Manatee Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Program. Have breakfast inside the manatee exhibit and visit with our 3 new baby boys, Miles, Pippen, and Matthew while their care team talks with you about their story and other amazing facts.

Reservations are limited to 40 people; Event may be rescheduled or cancelled if less than 10 guests will be in attendance. Ticket price includes all day admission, parking, breakfast, and animal experience. This event is geared towards adults. No child or member discounts. In the case of inclement weather, a reschedule date will be announced by 5pm the day prior. Tickets are non refundable.

Tickets

Sold out


Breakfast with the Gorillas

Saturday, August 25 – SOLD OUT

The gorilla is the largest living primate. Despite its massive size and ferocious reputation, the gorilla is actually a peaceful and social animal. Gorillas and humans are close relatives, and share many things in common. Enjoy breakfast at our brand new gorilla habitat where floor to ceiling viewing glass allows you to connect with these intelligent and personable creatures. One of our head keepers will provide fascinating stories of their personal experiences and fun facts about our fascinating gorilla family group.

Reservations are limited to 36 people; Event may be rescheduled or cancelled if less than 10 guests will be in attendance. Ticket price includes all day admission, parking, breakfast, and animal experience. This event is geared towards adults. No child or member discounts. In the case of inclement weather, a reschedule date will be announced by 5pm the day prior. Tickets are non refundable.

Tickets

Sold Out


Breakfast with the African Lions

Wednesday, September 12 – SOLD OUT

As a dominant predator on the African savannah, lions can take down the largest prey of any carnivore in the region. Imagine the breathtaking view you’ll have as the lions awaken and race to their special morning treats in the yard! A head keeper will provide fascinating stories of their personal experiences and fun facts about these amazing animals.

Reservations are limited to 36 people; Event may be rescheduled or cancelled if less than 10 guests will be in attendance. Ticket price includes all day admission, parking, breakfast, and animal experience. This event is geared towards adults. No child or member discounts. In the case of inclement weather, a reschedule date will be announced by 5pm the day prior. Tickets are non refundable.

Tickets

– SOLD OUT


For questions, please contact the Group Sales team: [email protected] or 513-487-3481

 

Reservations are limited to 36 people; Event may be rescheduled or cancelled if less than 10 guests will be in attendance. Ticket price includes all day admission, parking, breakfast, and animal experience. This event is geared towards adults. No child or member discounts. In the case of inclement weather, a reschedule date will be announced by 5pm the day prior. Tickets are non refundable.

 

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