Sunset Safari

UBS Sunset Safari

Sunset Safari is our annual celebration in support of Nashville Zoo. Spend a memorable evening enjoying food and drinks from the city’s best restaurants, live entertainment and special animal hosts. This year’s event celebrates the opening of a world-class spider monkey exhibit in 2016. Get your tickets today and swing on by for the best party in town.

Event Details

Thursday, October 1 | Main Event 6:30 - 9:30 pm
  • 6:00 pm - Benefactors Reception begins in the VIP Lounge
  • 6:30-8:30 pm - Patrons Party in the VIP Lounge
  • 6:30-9:30 pm - Main Event

Dress: Safari Chic. Wear your strolling shoes.
Ages 21+ only. No exceptions.
Event will be held rain or shine. All ticket sales are final.

Ticket Levels

Benefactors - $1000

Admits two guests to the Benefactors Reception, which includes early admission to the VIP Lounge, more intimate conversation with Zoo President Rick Schwartz, reserved parking and access to the Patrons Party and Main Event. All responses received by July 27 will be included on the invitation.

Patron - $250

Admits one guest to the Patrons Party in the VIP lounge with unique animal experiences and special hors d'oeuvres. Includes Main Event.

Main Event - $150

Admits one guest to enjoy unlimited food and beverage from Nashville's finest restaurants and beverage providers.

Junior Main Event - $75

Admits one guest ages 21 to 29 to enjoy unlimited food and beverage from Nashville's finest restaurants and beverage providers.

Buy tickets

Online ticket sales end on 9/30/15 at 3:00pm.
A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the Zoo on the night of the event.



Hosted By

Event Chairs

Shelley Logan
Anne Elizabeth McIntosh
Brenda Oslin

Junior Chairs
Eileen Campbell Hart
Ashley Herod Brockman

Honorary Committee

Jennifer and Josh Turner
Anne Davis & Mayor Karl Dean

Host Committee

Lydia and George Armistead
Cynthia and Dave Arnholt
Kelley and Lee Beaman
Shannon and Mick Beisel
Angela and Jerry Bostelman
Kathryn and David Brown
Amanda and Josh Brummett
Susan and Reuben Buck
Kathy and Crom Carmichael
Sally and Neely Coble
Cindy Comperry
Katie and Kevin Crumbo
Cathy and Van East
Allison and Andrew Fowler
Cynthia and Ed Freeman
Jennifer and Billy Frist
Karlen and Louis Garrard
Martha and Matt Gorham
Rose and Doug Grinstaff
Barbara and Greg Hagood
Connie and Carl Haley
Tracie and Scott Hamilton
Misty and Matt Hardin
Eileen and Chris Hart
Karly and Clay Hart
Lisa and John Henderson
Amber and Phil Hertik
Lisanne and John Hitt
Laurie and Steven Hooper
Rebecca and John Howard
Betsy and Jim Hunt, Jr.
Sally and Jim Hunt, Sr.
Sarah and David Ingram
Kerrie and John T. Johnson
Nora and Kent Kirby
Brandon Kuvara
Traci and Arthur Laffer
Elizabeth and Mike Lewis
Lisa and Jim Littlejohn
Shelley and Gage Logan
Tom Loventhal
Maxine and Frank Majors
Debbie Mathews and Shannon LeRoy
Jody Mattison and Jordan Asher
Elizabeth and Whit McCrary
Holly McDaniel
Neely and Frank McGrew
Anne Elizabeth McIntosh
Shannon and David McIntosh
Adrienne and Richard McRae
Faye and Tony Meluch
Whitney and Matt Musser
Kady and Ian Navarro
Brenda and Bryan Oslin
Elizabeth and Larry Papel
Robin and Richard Patton
Kathryn and Harry Peffen
Andra and Scott Perkerson
Susan and Larry Ramsey
Lorie and John Richard
Sheryl Rogers
Robin and Gary Satyshur
Cile and Pride Scanlan
Mary Jo and Steve Shankle
Melissa and Terry Shirey
Tonya and Rob Stevens
Meredith and Michael Stewart
Perian and Sam Strang
Melody Telfer
Emme and John Templeton
Julie and Breck Walker
Linda and Don Ware
Olivia and Frank Waters
Barby and Govan White
Julia and Chris Whitson
Mary and Paul Wilson
Jennifer and Keith Woodruff
Maury and Mark Woolwine



Cynthia and Dave Arnholt
Josh and Amanda Brummett
Kathy and Crom Carmichael
Will and Donna Chapman
Sally and Neely Coble
Amy and Overton Colton
Elise and Harvey Crouch
Kevin and Katie Crumbo
Kim and Eddie DeMoss
Wayne and Laura Dugas
Donna and Jeffrey Eskind
Andrew and Allison Fowler
Cynthia and Ed Freeman
Jennifer and Billy Frist
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew D. Giacobone
Joel and Bernice Gordon
Barbara and Greg Hagood
Joanne Hayes
Laney Heard
Phil and Amber Hertik
Jim and Sally Hunt
Suzanne Iler
Mr. William C. Ireland
Gail and Jeff Jacobs
Marc and Lindsay Jenkins
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond G. Kalil
Laura and William Lawson
Pamela Lewis
Don and Patti Liedtke
Shelley and Gage Logan
Maxine and Frank Majors
Lisa and David Manning
Anne Elizabeth McIntosh
Richard and Adrienne McRae
Lynn and Ken Melkus
Sanders and Matt Miller
Clint Newman, DDS
Brenda and Bryan Oslin
Robin and Richard Patton
Phillip and Zan Picardo
Anne and Charles Roos
Stan Ruta Cile and Pride Scanlan
Joe and Dorothy Scarlett
Patti and Brian Smallwood
Betty and Jim Stadler
Barbara and Rick Turner
Julie and Breck Walker
Mary and Paul Wilson