Nashville Zoo Hosts Earth Day Celebration
Join Nashville Zoo in celebrating Earth Day at our second annual Party for the Planet on April 21. Activities will include special keeper talks, docent-led conservation activities and games, a recycled art contest and more. Party for the Planet is free with Zoo admission or membership.
Visitors can enter a recycled art contest for a chance to win a free Zoo Family Membership. Art pieces will be displayed at the Zoo between 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required and can be done on the Zoo’s website: https://www.nashvillezoo.org/upcoming-events/entry/earth-day/instance/4-21-2017.
As part of our Party for the Planet, students from Croft Middle School will be showcasing their completed conservation projects for Zoo guests around the Education Outpost Trail from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Zoo's Festival Field will also be filled with fun activities and games between 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Local organizations will be onsite to share tips about living green and how to become involved.
About Nashville Zoo
Nashville Zoo is a nonprofit organization and an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry. The Zoo is actively engaged in conservation research, habitat protection, breeding programs and education initiatives around the globe as well as in our own backyard. Celebrating 20 years at Grassmere, the Zoo attracts more than 890,000 visitors annually and is considered one of the top attractions in Nashville. Nashville Zoo is located at 3777 Nolensville Pike and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. For more information about Nashville Zoo, visit nashvillezoo.org.