Wild at Heart Valentine’s Day Dinner

February 14

Seating 1: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.  |  Seating 2: 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Celebrate with your special someone at the all-new Wild at Heart Valentine’s Day dinner at Zoo Atlanta!

The evening begins with a buffet dinner in the brand-new Michael & Thalia Carlos Ballroom, overlooking the African Savanna in the newly-renovated historic Savanna Hall, with live music, appearances from ambassador animals and a special “Love in the Wild” talk on wildlife courtship and mating rituals from Zoo Atlanta’s Animal Care Team! *disclaimer* Our “Love in the Wild” presentation was designed for mature audiences!

After dinner, guests will enjoy a dessert reception on the ballroom’s mezzanine level.

Member Tickets    Non-member Tickets

Tickets are $220 per couple for non-Members, and $198 for Zoo Atlanta Members. Pre-paid reservations are required, and seating is limited.

Registration ends at 5 p.m. Thursday, February 13. Tickets will not be available at the door.

This event is for ages 21 and up only. IDs will be checked at the door.

Questions? Please contact the Public Events Team at publicevents@zooatlanta.org.


Tickets include:

  • Admission to Wild at Heart
  • Buffet dinner and soft drinks
  • Two complimentary glasses of sparkling wine per couple
  • Two drink tickets per couple
  • Access to a premium cash bar
  • Non-touch Ambassador Animal Encounters

Menu Details

Dinner Buffet:

  • Seasonal berry salad with goat cheese, seasonal berries, heirloom tomatoes, mix greens and a balsamic drizzle
  • Roasted rosemary balsamic chicken breast
  • Miso glazed salmon
  • Chef carved new york strip loin with charred green onion chimichurri
  • Caramelized vidalia onion potato mash
  • Wild mushroom risotto
  • Burgundy braised brussel sprouts
  • Warm rolls and butter

Dessert Reception:

  • Assorted posh puddings & baby cakes
  • Seasonal fruit tarts
  • Mini pecan pie tarts
  • Chocolate covered strawberries
  • Make your own smore’s station


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