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Breakfast with the Animals

Breakfast with the Animals is back at Roger Williams Park Zoo! Start your day with a hot breakfast buffet before joining a member of our keeper staff on one of our exciting, behind-the-scenes adventures. No matter what you choose, you’re bound to have a blast on this one-of-a-kind wild breakfast adventure! Additional details regarding each program, including dates and registration links, can be found below.

2022 Breakfast Programs

Breakfast with the Elephants (Ages 7+)

Rise and shine with the Zoo’s herd of African elephants in this exclusive experience before the Zoo opens.  We’ll start with an al fresco hot breakfast buffet before joining the zookeepers that care for the elephants to learn about elephant diets, care, training and more.  Guests will venture into the elephant yard to help prepare it for the day by providing enrichment and diet for our beloved elephant girls! Breakfast includes: slices of seasonal fresh fruit, freshly baked breakfast pastries, farm raised scrambled eggs, delicious crispy home-fried potatoes, and crispy hickory smoked bacon. Provided beverages include: orange juice, coffee and tea.*

Capacity is limited to 30 participants and openings will not last long.

*Food and beverage offerings subject to change based on seasonal availability and other factors beyond our control

Dates:  

  • 2023 Dates Coming Soon!

Time:  8:30 am

Cost:  Members: $76 / Non-members: $96

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required.  Ticket price includes a hot breakfast buffet, program, and admission to the Zoo post program. All children under 15 years old must be accompanied by a paid adult. The behind-the-scenes components of this program may not be wheelchair accessible.  Navigating sandy and uneven surfaces will be required as will the ability to wear a mask for extended periods of time.

Breakfast with the Giant Otters (Ages 7+)

Take a trip to the tropics and experience the Faces of the Rainforest exhibit behind-the-scenes!  After a hot breakfast buffet held in the nearby Meller-Danforth Education Center, you’ll join staff that care for the animals of the rainforest in opening for the day, preparing breakfast for the giant river otters, creating enrichment for some of the Rainforest residents, and inspecting life-support systems with the operations staff. Breakfast includes: slices of seasonal fresh fruit, freshly baked breakfast pastries, farm raised scrambled eggs, delicious crispy home-fried potatoes, and crispy hickory smoked bacon. Provided beverages include: orange juice, coffee and tea.*

Capacity is limited to 30 participants, so register early!

*Food and beverage offerings subject to change based on seasonal availability and other factors beyond our control

Dates:  

  • Saturday, November 19th – SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, December 4th – Register Here

Time:  8:30 am

Cost:  $76/members, $96/non-members

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required.  Ticket price includes a hot breakfast buffet, program, and admission to the Zoo post program. All children under 15 years old must be accompanied by a paid adult. The behind-the-scenes components of this program are not wheelchair accessible.  Climbing of stairs and walking on uneven surfaces will be required as will the ability to wear a mask for extended periods of time.

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