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FREE admission for moms on Mother's Day and RSVP for brunch!
Sunday, May 12
This Mother’s Day, show your mom she’s the best—and show her the world! All mothers receive free admission when their kids bring them to the Zoo.
Give Mom a great Mother’s Day experience by taking her to the Zoo. You can also treat her to our superb Mother’s Day Brunch that takes place in our Nairobi Pavilion. Brunch details are listed below.
Mother’s Day Brunch:
Please note: The Mother’s Day brunch is completely sold out.
2013 Mothers day menu
Fresh cut fruit tray
Scrambeled eggs, shredded cheese, salsa, roasted peppers and onions, ketchup, assorted hot sauces
Roasted redskin potatoes
French toast, syrup, warm apple cinnamon topping
Strudels, bagels with whipped butter, jelly packets, cream cheese
Soup and salad station:
Tomato bisque, crakers
French onion, cheese crostinis
Fresh spinach, mixed greens, croutons, spiced nuts, kalamatas, grape tomatoes, feta, cukes, carrot slaw, assorted dressings.
Top round of beef, au jus, horsey sauce
Pineapple glazed bone in ham with honey mustard and grilled pineapple salsa
Roasted button mushrooms
Garlic cream cheese smashed poatoes
Carmelized onion and bacon penne and cheese
Assorted breads and herb butter
Chocolate fountain: pineapple, strawberries, marshmellows, pretzels, graham crackers
Apple tarts with dulce de leche
Mac & Cheese plain
Chocolate and White Milk
10:15 am SOLD OUT
10:45 am SOLD OUT
11:15 am SOLD OUT
11:45 am SOLD OUT
12:15 pm SOLD OUT
12:45 pm SOLD OUT
$18.25 Adults (12-59)
$14.00 Seniors (60+)
$12.00 Child (6-11)
$8.25 Child (2-5)
Free under 2
$20.00 Adults (12-59)
$16.00 Seniors (60+)
$14.00 Child (6-11)
$10.25 Child (2-5)
Free under 2
*Due to limited availability, High Chairs must be reserved in Advance.
*This reservation does NOT include admission to the Zoo; Mothers bringing their children to the Zoo on Mother’s Day will receive free admission at the gate
*This is a non-refundable reservation.
*Total amount paid includes tax.
* Please arrive at least 30 min. prior to your reservation time to ensure enough time to park and walk to The Nairobi Event Pavilion.
To Make Reservations
Please call Group Sales at 419-385-5721 ext. 6001.
Polar Bear Enrichment at Arctic Encounter®
Mother’s Day will also be a treat for Crystal the polar bear who is the mother of our twin cubs Suka and Sakari. They will be treated to a whole salmon for enrichment at 10:15 am. Our other adult polar bears, Marty and Nan, will also receive a whole salmon at approximately 4:15 p.m. Special thanks to Meijer, our Mother’s Day sponsor and donors of the salmon enrichment treats for the polar bears.