It’s tea time at Oakland Zoo and you are cordially invited! Bring an adult, bring your stuffie, and learn all about one of our Zoo’s special animals. Enjoy a morning of snacks, activities, books and play while making and delivering an enrichment gift straight to the zoo animal you’ve been learning about. When the fun is done, your child will receive a surprise-filled treat bag to take home.
Check dates below to find out which animal you will be joining for tea!
Stay tuned for more dates and more animals!
Ages: 4-8 plus their stuffed animal/doll and an adult
Length of Time: 2 1/2 hours
Availability: Select Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year. See above for the next available dates.
Where: Education Center, Classroom #4
Attendees: Size is limited to 24 participants. Because of class size limits, please, only one adult for each child, though a single adult may bring up to 2 children.
Pricing: Children: $23.00 for current Oakland Zoo members / $26.00 for non-members.
Adults: 12.00 for members / $15.00 for non-members
Parking Fees: $8.00 per car
Our programs are very popular, so we recommend that you send in or email your request form 3-4 weeks in advance of the date you would like to reserve.
Payment is required at the time of reservation.
One change to your reservation date can be made as long as it is requested at least 14 days prior to your originally-scheduled program. Should you need to make a change, we will gladly work with you to reschedule a later date, if space is available, and any previous payments will be applied to the new reservation.
Please note that once you register and pay your fee, we are not able to offer refunds for cancellations.
Programs take place rain or shine.
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