Upcoming Events

Sunset Safari, presented by UBS

09/22/2016, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

No location provided


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 our new white rhinoceros exhibit. Get your tickets today and join us for rhinormous fun on Sept. 22!


Event Details

Thursday, September 22 | 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 25 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 9/22/16 at midnight.
Tickets will be available for purchase at the Zoo on the night of the event.


Event Hosted By


Lisa Henderson
Cile Scanlan
Melanie Tigrett

Honorary Chairs

Lily Aldridge
Caleb Followill



Food & Drink Vendors

Aquarium Restaurant
Bajo Sexto Taco
Ben and Jerry's
Blue Chair Bay Rum
Chauhan Ale and Masala House
City House
City Winery
Dick's Last Resort
Edley's Bar-B-Que
Flip Burger Boutique
Frothy Monkey
I Love Juice Bar
Kickin Coffee and Tea
Krispy Kreme
Little Debbie
Nashville Sweets
Noshville Deli
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Olive and Sinclair Chocolate Co.
Padrino's Pops
Paul's Chocolate
Seersucker Candy Co.
Stones River Baking
TailGate Beer
Tempered Cafe and Chocolate
The Bridge at Renaissance Hotel
The Honeysuckle
The Hook
The Melting Pot
The Row
Trattoria II Mulino
Vui's Kitchen
Wildhorse Saloon



Presenting Sponsor:


Sponsored by:

Blue Chair Bay Rum
Brasfield Gorrie
Coca Cola
Park 'N Fly