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BALTIMORE, MD- The Maryland Zoo serves up a wild way to start your day with the 2020 “Constellation presents Breakfast with the Animals” events. This VIP experience lets guests get up-close-and-personal with their favorite animals and the keepers who care for them. Each Breakfast includes a one-of-a-kind dining experience next to Zoo animals, special keeper chats, education stations, unlimited photo opportunities and a great take-away gift to remember the early morning experience.

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            This year, celebrate all that’s new at the Zoo. Rise and shine with lions, giraffes, and elephants, in a number of Breakfast programs in the recently expanded and renovated African Journey. Watch chimpanzee baby, Lola, and her mom, Bunny, at Breakfast with the Chimps. These events are fun for the whole family. You can help the animal lover in your life celebrate every birthday, anniversary or a special holiday with an experience they will never forget at a “Constellation presents Breakfast with the Animals.”

            Tickets for each of the Breakfast with the Animals are $59.99 for members and $69.99 for non-members. Children under 2-years-old are free but still require a ticket. Same day entry to the Zoo is included in the price.

  • Breakfast with the Chimps

March 14, July 11 │ 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. │ Chimp Forest

  • Breakfast with the Penguins

March 22, April 18, May 2*, June 26, Sept. 26 │ 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. │ Penguin Coast

  • Breakfast with the Bears

April 26, Sept. 12 │ 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. │ Polar Bear Watch

  • Breakfast with the Giraffes & Okapi

May10, June 28, Aug. 1*, Aug. 23│ 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. │ Giraffe House

  • Breakfast with the Elephants

June 13, Sept. 6* │ 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. │ Giraffe House

  • Breakfast in Africa (Zebra, Rhino, Ostrich)

June 20, Aug. 16 │ 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. │ Giraffe House

  • Breakfast with the Lions

July 19, Oct. 4* │ 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. │ Giraffe House

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*For starred dates, the Breakfast runs from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

For tickets and information about each breakfast, please visit  or e-mail Space is limited and these Breakfast events do sell out!

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