Welcome the Year of the Rat at Nashville Zoo during our Chinese New Year Celebration. The event takes place on January 25 in the evening during Zoolumination. From 5:00 - 8:00 pm guests can make puppets, watch amazing performances and even participate in a parade among giant Chinese lanterns.
The first 500 guests into Zoolumination that night will receive a cute mouse plush toy!
5:00 - 6:30 | Paper Mouse Puppet Workshop
Kids have a chance to make puppets that will be incorporated into the puppet show.
6:30 - 7:00 | Puppet Show: The Mouse Bride
7:00 - 8:00 | Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville performances
Group Drumming, Lion Dance, Long Silk Fan Dance, Tasseled Sword, Chinese Martial Arts Demonstration, Tai Chi Circle, An Indigenous Dance of Taiwan, Dragon Dance & Lion Dance Performance, Dragon Parade