Dining Events

Breakfast at Penguins

Location: Africa Rocks

Date: Saturday, December 16

Visit the Zoo before it opens to enjoy a buffet breakfast while you watch our African penguins waddle, swim, and play! You'll enjoy an exclusive view of our new Penguin Beach, along with a special keeper talk, and an animal presentation with an African animal. 

Guests will meet at the Zoo front gate at 7:45 a.m., then walk to Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks' Cape Fynbos.  Please allow extra time to walk from the Zoo's entrance to Africa Rocks. 

Cost is $49, plus tax. Nonmembers add Zoo admission.

For reservations, call 619-718-3000 or book online.

Watch the Breakfast at Penguins video.


Albert's Mildly Wild New Year's Eve Dinner

Location: Albert's Restaurant

Date: December 31, 2017

Join us to celebrate another fantastic year at the San Diego Zoo, and enjoy a gourmet dinner prepared by Albert's Chef Charles Boukas. Seating begins at 5 p.m.

Cost is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Admission is required for nonmembers.

For reservations, please call 619-685-3200 or reserve online at zoo.sandiegozoo.org/alberts.

Winter Brewmaster Dinner featuring Fall Brewing Company

Location: Albert's Restaurant

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Albert's Chef Charles Boukas has created a four-course gourmet meal to accompany the exceptional craft brews of Fall Brewing Company.

The event begins at 6 p.m. with a reception with animal ambassadors in the Treetops Banquet Room, followed by dinner at Albert's Restaurant starting at 7 p.m. 

Maximum party size is eight people. Guests will be seated at tables of eight. Menu substitutions are not available for this event. All guests must present an event ticket to gain entrance into the San Diego Zoo.

Cost is $82, pus tax and gratuity. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Make reservations online, or call 619-718-3000.

Please note: for this event, the Treetops guest elevator will not be available. Please plan on using the stairs to reach Treetops and Albert's.

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