Savanna Nights

June 24, July 8, and August 12

The all-new summer craft cocktail series at Zoo Atlanta

Monthly on select Fridays: June 24, July 8, and August 12

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Anyone who has ever experienced nightfall on the African Savanna will tell you that when the sun goes down on one of Earth’s most legendary landscapes, nothing is ever the same. That experience is closer than you think when you toast the wildlife of the savanna at the all-new Savanna Nights at Zoo Atlanta!

Join us on select Fridays this summer for a casual, inspirational evening of cocktails.

Admission includes animal viewing until dusk at the African Savanna; four craft cocktail tasting tickets; and access to live music and Keeper Talks. Taste something you love? Full-sized adult beverages will also be available for purchase.

Capacity is limited – get your tickets today!

Tickets will be $35 for Zoo Atlanta Members; $40 for non-Members.

This is an after-hours, adults-only event. ALL GUESTS must be 21 or older and must bring a valid ID to the event. No exceptions made for any reason. Please drink responsibly.


Will the entire Zoo be accessible?
Savanna Nights will be hosted in our scenic African Savanna. Other areas of the Zoo will not be accessible to during Savanna Nights.

Will I see any animals?
Yes! Keep in mind, though, that Zoo animals aren’t party animals, and will head to bed at a reasonable time! Be sure you make it to the event before 8 p.m., before animals will head indoors for bed.

Will food be served?
Food will be available for purchase from select food trucks during the event.

Will the rides or attractions be open?
All rides and attractions will be closed during Savanna Nights.

Can I bring my baby/child, or anyone under the age of 21?
Savanna Nights may only be attended by ticketholders 21 or older. Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputies will be checking IDs at the gate. Visit our event page to see our full calendar of events appropriate for the entire family!

What should I wear?
Dress comfortably and wear your walking shoes!  

Will the event be canceled if there is unfavorable weather in the area?
Savanna Nights is a rain-or-shine event! Please note that event tickets are non-refundable.

Where should I park?
Paid parking is available in the Cherokee Avenue parking lot and the Grant Park Gateway parking facility on Boulevard. These lots are owned by the City of Atlanta and are managed by AAA Parking. Most guests prefer to carpool, take MARTA, or use a rideshare option like LYFT. Remember, you should never drink and drive.

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