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After-hours summer series kicks off on Friday, June 23

WHAT: Time is running out to get tickets for the first of the season’s Savanna Nights, Zoo Atlanta’s after-hours summer series, kicking off on Friday, June 23, 2023, with Pride Night.

Guests will start the event with a complimentary themed welcome cocktail, the Lion’s Pride, a summer libation featuring dark rum, passionfruit-infused syrup, pineapple, and citrus, as they begin their evening in the Zoo. Evening wildlife viewing will include all animal habitats with the exception of those in the Lower Zoo and KIDZone areas, which will not be open. Animals will begin to go indoors for the evening around 8 p.m.

Full-sized mixed drinks, beer, wine, and a variety of nonalcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Food and snacks will also be available for purchase.

Highlights will include meet-and-greets and Drag Bingo from House of Alxndr; country line dancing with Dance Out ATL; the sidewalk chalk artistry of Art Additive; a Vendor Village; and music from DJ Lyris.

The event 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.

Savanna Nights continues on Friday, July 21 with Superhero Night and Friday, August 18 with 90s Block Party Night. Each event will feature a complimentary themed welcome cocktail and entertainment highlighting that month’s theme.

Purchase tickets or learn more here at zooatlanta.org. Savanna Nights is open only to ages 21 and up with photo ID; guests under 21 will not be admitted.

WHEN: Friday, June 23, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; last entry at 8 p.m.

Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Avenue, S.E.
Atlanta GA 30315

Rachel Davis
Director of Communications
404.624.2812 – office

Gavin Johnson
Public Relations and Communications Specialist
404.624.5980 – office

About Zoo Atlanta
A proud accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the gold standard for animal care and welfare, Zoo Atlanta has a mission to save wildlife and their habitats through conservation, research, education, and engaging experiences. The Zoo is home to more than 1,000 animals representing more than 200 species from around the world, many of them endangered or critically endangered. Highlights include giant pandas, including Ya Lun and Xi Lun, the only giant panda twins in the U.S.; one of North America’s largest zoological populations of great apes; and a global center of excellence for the care and study of reptiles and amphibians. Recent transformations include the African Savanna, featuring new and expanded habitats for African elephants, giraffes, zebras, ostriches, bontebok, warthogs, meerkats and rhinos; Savanna Hall, a state-of-the-art special event destination in the newly restored historic former home of the Atlanta Cyclorama; and the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Plaza. For more information, visit zooatlanta.org.

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