Ice Cream Safari

The Chattanooga Zoo invites you to our annual Ice Cream Safari event! Join us for an afternoon of sampling delicious sweet treats from a variety of vendors and family-friendly fun!

Please Note: The Chattanooga Zoo will close to the general public at 3pm on June 8th in preparation for the Ice Cream Safari event.



Included with Ice Cream Safari Admission:
  • Visit the zoo & our animals
  • Animal Meet & Greets
  • Animal enrichment (Schedule coming soon!)
  • Education Stations 
Additional Cost:
  • Ice Cream Safari Wristband
  • Camel Feedings - $2 (at camel ride area)
  • Zoo Choo Train Rides - $4 for non-members and $2 for members (outside zoo on this day)
  • Zoo Gift Shop
  • Wild Burger and snack carts

Ice Cream Safari Wristband:

  • $5 prior to the event day. Purchase online or in the zoo gift shop during normal operating hours
  • $8 day of, if not sold out
  • Includes all you can eat ice cream from vendors, games, crafts, face painting, and more! 
  • All those who wish to enjoy unlimited sweet treats are required to purchase a wristband. Wristbands are not included with event admission. 
Schedule of animal enrichment:


4:30 Cougars (Walkin' the Tracks)
5:00 Spider Monkeys (Corcovado Jungle)
5:30 Sloth (Forests of the World)
6:00 Chimpanzees (Gombe Forest)
6:30 White-tailed Deer (Walkin' the Tracks)


ticket information

  • Adults $10

  • Children $7 (ages 3-12)

    Children ages 2 and under are free. 

    Zoo Members receive half off Ice Cream Safari admission.  

  • All you can eat ice cream wristband:

    $5 online | $8 day of



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