Mill Mountain Zoo is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated event, Breakfast With the Animals, for the year 2024. This engaging and educational program, held once a month, offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy a delightful catered breakfast amidst the captivating backdrop of our animal residents and mountaintop zoo.

Saturday, April 13, 2024, will kick off our 2024 schedule with "Nibbling With the Natives". This program promises an unforgettable morning filled with good food and wonderful native Virginia wildlife. Prepaid guests will indulge in a light breakfast buffet while having the exclusive chance to meet one of the zoo's captivating education outreach animals up close.

On April 21, 2024, Mill Mountain Zoo invites our esteemed members to an exclusive 'Nibbling With the Natives' Breakfast With the Animals event. This members-only occasion promises a private and intimate experience, ensuring our valued members the coveted opportunity to indulge in our highly sought-after Breakfast With the Animals program without the worry of missing out due to capacity constraints.

"We're delighted to welcome guests back to Mill Mountain Zoo for another season of Breakfast With the Animals," says Kiana Nowall, Zoo Educator at Mill Mountain Zoo. "This event offers a fun morning of yummy food and wildlife education, creating a memorable experience for guests of all ages."

Following the breakfast, attendees will be treated to a special chat with our knowledgeable zoo educators, who will charm guests with fascinating insights into the diets, behaviors, and personalities of our beloved animal residents. This intimate experience aims to deepen visitors' understanding and appreciation of the diverse wildlife found in our local ecosystems.

But the excitement doesn't end there! After the informative chats, there will be a child-focused and parent-assisted craft activity designed to further foster enthusiasm and knowledge about the featured animals. It's an opportunity for families to bond over creativity while learning more about the natural world around them.

“Celebrate the magic of wildlife at Mill Mountain Zoo's Breakfast With the Animals! 'Nibbling With the Natives' promises a morning of discovery and fun for the whole family." says Katie Harlow, Zoo Educator at Mill Mountain Zoo.

Secure your spot today for a morning of delicious food and wildlife wonders at Mill Mountain Zoo's Breakfast With the Animals. Don't miss your chance to nibble, mingle, and marvel at nature right in your own backyard!

Breakfast With the Animals will be held once per month from 8:30am – 10:30am for members and non-members. Space is limited. To reserve your tickets for Breakfast With the Animals, please visit We encourage participants to capture their breakfast fun and share it on social media using #mmzbwta.

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