Ice Cream Safari

Join us for the Zoo's 5th annual Ice Cream Safari! This sweet event offers unlimited free samples from Chattanooga's best ice cream parlors, as well as many other sweet treats from around town! Enjoy a summer night at the Zoo with animal friends, face painting, bounce houses and more!

Please Note: The Chattanooga Zoo will close to the general public at 3pm on June 13th in preparation for the Ice Cream Safari event.


Tickets are on sale now!

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:


Coming soon!


ticket information

  • Adults $15

  • Children $12 (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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