FREE admission for moms on Mother's Day and RSVP for brunch!

Mother’s Day Celebration
Sunday, May 10

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.

The Mother’s Day brunch is a popular event that fills up quickly so we encourage you to place a reservation as early as possible. We will begin taking reservations on Wednesday, April 1. Please call our Group Sales department at 419-385-5721, extension 6001, Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. To make reservations online click here (If you are a Zoo Member, please have your Member ID ready)

Brunch Admission Rates:

Member Rates:
$30 for Adults
$25 for children 12 and under

Non-Member rates:
$35 for Adults
$30 for children 12 and under

Seating times

11:30am SOLD OUT


African Lodge

Mother’s Day Brunch buffet:

• Scrambled eggs with shredded cheese on the side
• Pancake bar with syrup,  apple topping, whipped topping, & chocolate chips
• Bowls of cheerios &  rice crispies, milk
• Fresh Fruit salad
• Whole fruit: green &  red apples, oranges, bananas
• Roasted redskin potatoes
• Sausage patties
• Assorted bagels with cream cheese & grape jelly
• Biscuits with sausage gravy
• Minestrone soup
• Assorted breads, rolls and crackers, butter pats & herb butter
• "Western" quiche (peppers, onions, cheese)
• House salad with balsamic & ranch dressings
• Bone-in ham carving station, with whole grain honey mustard
• Assorted Dessert Bars
• Banana bread pudding with Dulce de Leche
• Snicker doodle &  chocolate chip cookies
• Toffee brownies

Beverage options:
Coffee, Water, Iced Tea,  Orange Juice, White Milk

Make Your Reservation Today!

To make reservations online click here (If you are a Zoo Member, please have your Member ID ready)

You can also call Group Sales at 419-385-5721 ext. 6001, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Additional Reservation Information
*Due to limited availability, High Chairs must be reserved in Advance.
*This reservation includes 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 African Lodge.