Pirates & Princesses Day

Jul 29 2017  |   10:00AM   |   Length: 5 hours

Ahoy matey! Join us for a magical day with princes, princesses, and pirates at the Chattanooga Zoo! Guests will get to meet and get their photos made with all different princesses & pirates, get their faces painted, make crafts, and more! Chat with our keepers and watch our animals enjoy their themed enrichment to learn how you can help keep them "part of your world!" Be sure to wear your prince, princess, or pirate outfit to receive 50% off regular Zoo admission.


Happy 80th Birthday Chatt Zoo

Aug 05 2017  |   All Day Event   

The Zoo is celebrating 80 YEARS! Join us as we learn all about Zoo history, and show some love to the ChattZoo!

Sensory Safari

Aug 08 2017  |   8:30AM   |   Length: 3 1/2 hours

Sensory Safari a special safari time dedicated to those with Special Needs and sensory processing barriers. The Zoo will open its doors a half an hour early to begin the safari and families can come and enjoy the Zoo without the worry of over stimulation. There will be sensory huts available with low light and sound as well as many sensory activity and education stations.

Member Appreciation Night

Aug 17 2017  |   6:00PM   |   Length: 2 hours

We want to show you just how much we appreciate your support and offer you an after-hours VIP event! This is a members only event. Reservations are required. Please RSVP to membership@chattzoo.org. We ask that members choose to attend only one of the two nights of fun that is most convenient for them.

Teddy Bear Check Up

Jun 24 2017  |   11:00AM   |   Length: 3 hours Aug 26 2017  |   11:00AM   |   Length: 3 hours

All animals need check ups, even your teddy bears! Bring your favorite plush friend to the Teddy Bear Check up from 11am-2pm for a full physical from the veterinarians at the Northgate Animal Hospital. If you forget your plush at home, be sure to stop by the Zoo Gift Shop to pick one up!

Labor Day at the Zoo

Sep 04 2017  |   All Day Event   

Join us for family fun as you enjoy your day of free labor!

Patriot Day

Sep 11 2017  |   All Day Event   

Red, White, & ZOO! All active military and veterans receive free admission!

Star Wars Day

Nov 11 2017  |   10:00AM   |   Length: 5 hours

Guests from the galaxy are coming to the Chattanooga Zoo! Join us for Star Wars Day filled with activities, meet-and-greets with stormtroopers, and animal enrichment that is out of this world!

Thanksgiving at the Zoo

Nov 25 2017  |   All Day Event   

Bring your friends and family as our animals show thanks and enjoy special animal enrichment to celebrate the first Thanksgiving dinner! 

Hug A Bunny Day

Hug-a-Bunny day is a spring celebration for all ages! Guests will have the chance to get their photo made with the Easter Bunny, enjoy springtime games and crafts, gather Easter eggs, watch as our Zoo animals enjoy their egg hunt enrichment, encounter the Zoo’s real bunnies, and more!

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