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Summer nights are perfect for exploring the wild with friends, a date, or happy hour crew at Savanna Nights, Zoo Atlanta’s signature series for ages 21 and up. Events will take place monthly on Friday, June 21; Friday, July 19; and Friday, August 9, 2024.

Evening themes and entertainment will change with each event, with reasons to attend all summer long. Each night will feature evening wildlife viewing of animals such as African elephants, zebras, flamingos, and more; a complimentary specialty welcome cocktail or mocktail; live music; Ask-a-Keeper opportunities; and themed activities and entertainment. Full-sized mixed drinks, beer, wine, and a variety of nonalcoholic beverages will be available for purchase, as will food and snacks at select locations in the Zoo.

June 21: Pride Night – Let your fabulous self go wild and celebrate all types of love. Learn a new line dance with DanceOUT Atlanta; enjoy live entertainment from House of Alxndr; and get moving to dance jams from DJ Dmark.

July 19: Staycation – Bask in tropical vibes without leaving Atlanta. Enjoy performances highlighting the cultures of the Pacific Islands and the Caribbean from Mahealani’s Polynesian Entertainment and the Caribbean Dancers of Atlanta, with party music from DJ Dmark.

August 9: Wild & Nerdy – Get nerdy with Zoo Atlanta on an adventure without the kids. Enjoy live music and covers from The Enrichments; a bird presentation at the World of Wild Theater; pop culture and animal trivia; and educational activities highlighting knowledge sure to impress your friends at your next happy hour.

Savanna Nights events are for ages 21 and up only; guests under 21 will not be admitted. Events will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., with the last entry at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $35 for Zoo Atlanta Members; $40 for non-Members. An All-Summer-Long Ticket Package, inclusive of admission to all three events, is available at $90 for Zoo Atlanta Members; $105 for non-Members.

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