Sunset Safari, presented by UBS

Upcoming Events

Sunset Safari, presented by UBS

09/19/2019, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

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Eats, drinks and animals galore await you at Sunset Safari, Nashville Zoo's premier annual fundraising event.

Named one of NFocus magazine's Best Parties, wildlife meets nightlife at this unique social event, featuring food and drinks from over 50 of Nashville's best restaurants, plus live entertainment and special animal hosts.

Get your tickets today and join us for this wild occasion on Thursday, September 19!

*Please note that the Zoo will close at 2:00 on Sept. 19 to prepare for this event.

Event Details

Thursday, September 19  |  6:30 - 10:00 pm
  • Benefactors & Patrons enjoy early entry at 5:30pm.
  • Dress: Safari Chic. Wear your strolling shoes.
  • Ages 21+ only. No exceptions.
  • Event will be held rain or shine.

Ticket Types

Tickets on sale June 19!

Admits two guests to the Patron Party in the VIP Lounge with unique animal experiences and special hors d'oeuvres, reserved parking and early entry at 5:30pm to the Main Event. All responses received by August 1 will be included on the invitation.

Admits one guest to the Patron Party in the VIP lounge with unique animal experiences and special hors d'oeuvres. Includes early entry at 5:30pm to the Main Event.

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

Buy tickets

Online ticket sales end on 9/18/19 at 11:59 PM.
Tickets will be available for purchase at the Zoo on the night of the event.

Unable to attend? Make a tax-deductible donation to Sunset Safari.

Food & Drink Vendors

Sunset Safari features culinary delights from over 50 of Nashville's best restaurants and beverage purveyors. Check back in August to see the line-up!


Event Hosts

Presenting Benefactors

Cathy and Jerry Johnson, Nora and Kent Kirby, Wanda and Jerry Lyle

Event Co-Chairs

Allison DeMarcus, Julie Dretler, Karly Hart and Jennie Garth Lowe

Honorary Chairs


Questions? Contact us.

For more information about Sunset Safari, please contact Amanda Holler at or 615-833-1534 x129.

Presenting Sponsor


Supporting Sponsors