Brunch in the Wild

Sunday, March 24, 2024
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience (ages 7+) at Chimp Haven’s beautiful 200-acre sanctuary!

Brunch in the Wild is an unforgettable way to experience life at Chimp Haven. In addition to behind-the-scenes sanctuary access, guests will enjoy a beautiful seated brunch with views of Chimp Haven’s forested habitats and the chimps who call them home.


  • A private tour of the sanctuary
  • Behind-the-scenes demonstrations and activities
  • Q&A with staff
  • Special, private opportunity to view the chimps in their forested habitats
  • Delicious brunch
  • Observation of a chimp painting session
  • Private access to the Chimp Haven merch store

What to Expect at This Event

In addition to behind-the-scenes sanctuary access, guests will enjoy a beautiful seated brunch with views of Chimp Haven’s forested habitats and the chimps who call them home.

I loved having time observing the chimps after lunch and all of the tour information. Another highlight was having staff sit at the table and just open to questions. We sat with the vet and loved her!”

Past Event Attendee

Event Guidelines

Event Details

Reservations for Brunch in the Wild events are limited to 25 guests, ages 7+. All travel arrangements and transportation to and from the sanctuary are the responsibility of the attendee. Chimp Haven is happy to provide recommendations for lodging, dining, and things to do during your visit.

What to Know Before you Arrive
  • We are located at 13600 Chimpanzee Pl, Keithville, LA 71047. As you arrive, follow the sign to Tours & Event Parking and park in the lot. From there, you’ll enter the black iron gate.
  • This event is held primarily outdoors – comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended. You may also want to bring a water bottle, hat, or sunscreen.
  • Not feeling well? If you or anyone in your group has not been feeling well or has been around anyone who has been sick, we ask that you please make plans to attend a future event.
  • Certified service animals are allowed, but please leave all other animals and pets at home.

Chimp Haven welcomes and encourages visitors to take photographs for personal use and to share their experience at the sanctuary with friends and family. We would love for you to tag us on social media @ChimpHaven or using the hashtags #ChimpLife and #ChimpHaven.

While on the grounds, please know that visitors may be photographed or recorded on video by Chimp Haven photographers and videographers, and that these images and likeness therein may be used for the purpose of promoting Chimp Haven. You may choose to opt out by informing the photographer.

Commercial photography and filming at the sanctuary is prohibited without prior permission from Chimp Haven. For commercial photography and filming requests, contact or call 312.558.1770.


Chimp Haven strives to provide a memorable and educational experience for every visitor. Please be aware that our events and tours take place outdoors in the sanctuary’s rural setting, and that certain areas may be difficult to navigate for those with limited mobility. Our parking lot and walkways may also be muddy in the event of rain. While Chimp Haven vehicles are not wheelchair accessible, we may be able to accommodate individuals whose mobility allows them to stand briefly and ride in a golf cart. If someone in your party has limited mobility, please note this on your reservation form or reach out to us at so we can discuss and plan suitable accommodations.


Chimp Haven events typically occur rain or shine. No refunds are available for Brunch in the Wild, and all unused tickets are considered a donation to Chimp Haven. If an event must be cancelled by Chimp Haven, ticket holders may receive a refund or they may use their ticket to attend a rescheduled event (if available).

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in becoming an event sponsor? We’d love to chat! Please contact us at for more information.

More Questions?

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