Rise and shine with the Zoo’s celebrity creatures. This exclusive VIP experience is part of a private event before the Zoo opens. Enjoy dining al fresco at our beautiful penguin coast. Our ambassador animals can only be seen at special events like this, so enjoy this unique opportunity to dine with them!

A full breakfast menu is served buffet-style while guests are treated to special ambassador keeper chats. Interact with your favorite zoo animals and enjoy an up-close, personal experience! Don’t forget to bring your camera for these one of a kind family memories.


  • Member: $59.99
  • Non-member: $69.99 (includes same-day Zoo admission)
  • Children under 2 years old are FREE but still require a ticket.

Zoo members, to receive your ticket discount you must first register on the Zoo’s online store. Click below to register. Once you do, you’ll automatically receive your discounts at checkout.

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Did you know that Zoo members save $10 on tickets? To learn more about becoming a member of The Maryland Zoo, click here!

*This event is rain or shine. All ticket sales are final and are non-refundable.

* If your reservation requires special seating (Please note, high chairs are not available) for this breakfast, please email the events department after you have booked your reservations at events@marylandzoo.org.