Seasonal attraction maintenance: The Carousel will be closed August 22-25. | Zoo will close early at 4pm on Wednesday, Aug. 23. for a private event.
We have many exciting events daily at the Nashville Zoo. We encourage all of our guests to learn more about the different activities and take advantage of all of the opportunities Nashville Zoo offers.
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Freshwater Stingray Feeding
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Cassowary Keeper Talk
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Animal Show: Destination Conservation
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Hyacinth Macaw Keeper Talk
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Zebra, Ostrich & Antelope Keeper Talk
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Cougar Keeper Talk
We're Growing Wild! Here's our most recent construction update.
Read the update
Spider Monkey: Treetop Passage is now open!
White Rhinoceros are now roaming at the Zoo!
Friday, September 1, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zoovie Night, Presented by Southern Icee
Saturday, September 2, 2017
4:00 PM - Sunday, September 3, 2017 9:00 AM
Saturday, September 23, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Heritage Music Festival
Thursday, September 28, 2017
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunset Safari, presented by UBS
Nashville Zoo's experienced staff is actively involved in research, habitat protection, breeding programs and education initiatives around the globe as well as in our own backyard.
At Nashville Zoo more than 28 clouded leopard cubs have been born since 2009.
Nashville Zoo's staff is literally writing the book for anteater care.
Nashville Zoo has released more than 11,000 Puerto Rican Crested Toad tadpoles back into their native habitat.
Nashville Zoo contributes financially to a wide array of organizations around the world, including the Red Panda Network.
Nashville Zoo was first to breed Eastern hellbenders, and first to breed any type of hellbender using biotechnology.