Sat., Mar. 12, 2022

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Sat., Aug. 13, 2022

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Rise and shine as this VIP experience takes you inside the Chimpanzee Forest before the Zoo opens. Enjoy dining while the chimpanzees curiously peek out their viewing windows at the guests! A full menu will be served as a freshly cooked pre-packaged meal.

After breakfast, guests are treated to a special chimpanzee keeper chat. Last but not least, the keepers will give the chimps a special enrichment treat. Don’t forget to bring your camera to this unique dining event!

female chimpanzee with baby.


  • Member: $65
  • Non-member: $75 (includes same-day Zoo admission)
  • Children under 2 years old are FREE but still require a ticket.

Tickets Include:

  • Breakfast (Please note guests will be seated at tables of eight 8)
  • Zoo admission
  • A takeaway animal plush
  • A coloring activity placemat
  • Special keeper chats, animal enrichment & activities


  • 9:00 – 10:00 – Selfie spot
  • 9:15 – Keeper chat
  • 9:30 – 10:00 – Ask a keeper table with enrichment/training/husbandry items
  • 9:30 – 10:00 – Education station
  • 9:30 and 9:45 – Animal activity: lemur training

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