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After-hours summer series kicks off June 23 with the first of three themed monthly evenings

ATLANTA – June 1, 2023 – Laid-back summer nights are made for exploring the wild with a date, friend, or happy hour crew at Savanna Nights, an after-hours series at Zoo Atlanta. Tickets are on sale now for the 21-and-up event, which will take place monthly on Friday, June 23; Friday, July 21; and Friday, August 18, 2023, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Each event will be an experience of its own, with a new theme and entertainment each month. Each night will feature evening wildlife viewing until dusk and a complimentary specialty welcome cocktail. 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 23: Pride Night – Enjoy nonstop party vibes with DJ Lyris; games and activities; and opportunities to check out local artists and organizations supporting the LGBTQ+ Community.

July 21: Superhero Night – Enjoy meet-and-greets with strolling characters; dynamic superhero performances; live jams from RTW and DJ DMark; and more.

 August 18: 90s Block Party – Relive the 90s with tunes from DJ DMark; double dutch lessons; sand art; and a chance to check out creations by some of Atlanta’s best chalk artists.

Savanna Nights events are for ages 21 and up only; guests under 21 will not be admitted.

Get tickets or learn more here at

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

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