Family Events

Hug-A-Bunny Day

Saturday, April 4, 2015


A spring celebration for all ages! Visit the Easter Bunny and see the Zoo’s live rabbits.

Q n' Brew

Saturday, July  18, 2015  4:30pm-7:00pm

Old and young alike can come and taste the best BBQ the city has to offer while also enjoying the Zoo. Tasty beer and a great bluegrass band will be around to keep folks rocking.

Boo in the Zoo

October  16, 17, 18,  23, 24, & 25, 2015


A family oriented, non-scary Halloween celebration. The most Spooktacular event of the season! Join us for our 

annual Boo in the Zoo celebration with some of your most lovable cartoon characters, trick-or-treat stations, costume contests, and more! Admission: $8.95 for adults, $5.95 for children, and ages 2 and under are FREE. Members receive half off admission. Tickets may be purchased online in advance or in the Zoo Gift Shop.

Activities include: bounce houses, pony rides, games, face painting, hay rides, and more! Activity tickets are .25 cents each or unlimited activity wristbands can be purchased for $10 each. Activity tickets and wristbands can be purchased upon arrival to the Zoo. 

CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets online now!

Boo in the Zoo 2014 Sponsors:

Holiday Lights

December 5, 6, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20th


Join the Chattanooga Zoo for our annual Holiday Lights event! Come see the Chattanooga Zoo transformed into a magical winter wonderland, visit the animals and watch them open their gifts, enjoy holiday games and crafts, get your picture made with Santa Claus and more! Our annual Holiday Lights event signifies the holiday season at  the Chattanooga Zoo! 

Holiday Lights admission is $8.95 for adults, $5.95 for children, ages 2 and under are free. Members receive half off admission. Tickets may be purchased in advance online or in the Zoo Gift Shop. Photos with Santa Claus are an additional cost to admission. 

**Note: All animals will be on exhibit during the Holiday Lights event. However, they will have access to their indoor areas and may not always be visible. 

CLICK HERE to purchase your Holiday Lights tickets now!

CLICK HERE to see Chattanooga Zoo's 12 Days of Christmas List!

J103 Lights up the Zoo 

December 4, 2014


J103 and the Chattanooga Zoo have partnered together to welcome in the Holiday season! J103 Light Up the Zoo will kick off the Chattanooga Zoo's annual Holiday Lights event with a Christmas village, holiday creafts, carolers, giveaways, and more! Tickets are $8.95 for adults, $5.95 for children, and ages 2 and under are FREE. Members receive half off admission. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. 

Special Events

Copyright © 2009 - 2014 Chattanooga Zoo