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Breakfast with the Animals

Join the wildest breakfast in town!

Enjoy a delightful breakfast buffet with your family and discover what makes animals amazing!
All breakfasts begin at 8:30 AM inside the Discovery Center's Oceans Gallery.
Each breakfast experience is unique, whether it's a visit behind the scenes, an upclose animal encounter or a chance to speak with the zookeepers or zoo educators, they are all sure to be a memorable experience!
The program will end around 9:30, and you’ll then have the opportunity to experience Niabi Zoo’s magnificent animals as our special guest before the zoo opens for the day. You can enjoy the Zoo without all of the crowds and stay the entire day at the Niabi Zoo!

Zoo Members: $18.00
Non-Members: $22.00

Registrations must be received at least one week prior to the event in order to attend the breakfast.

  • Payment must be received at least one week prior to the date of the event. All participants over the age of 2 years will require a paid admission.
  • Unpaid reservations will be removed on the Monday prior to the event and individuals on the wait list will be contacted. 
  • Guests will receive an email confirmation (and receipt) securing their place on our breakfast guest list.


If you have any questions or would like to register for any of the Breakfasts, please call 309-799-3482 ext 225 or email


2017 Season Breakfast

Date Theme
May 6

Big Cats-Registration is closed. 

June 10

Giraffes-Registration is closed. 

July 22

Monkeys-Registration is FULL. 

August 5


September 16

Big Cats-Registration is FULL. 

October 14


December 2 



Registrations must be received one week before the event in order to attend the Breakfast.