Chat­tanooga Zoo’s Ice Cream Sa­fari event to be held June 9

Calhoun Times - - GORDONLIFE -

Staff Re­ports

Chat­tanooga, Ten­nessee- The Chat­tanooga Zoo is proud to present its 3rd an­nual kid’s sum­mer event, the Ice Cream Sa­fari. Ice Cream Sa­fari will take place at the Chat­tanooga Zoo on Satur­day, June 9 from 4 - 7 p.m. The Zoo will close to the gen­eral pub­lic at 3 p.m. to pre­pare for the event, and gates will re­open at 4 p.m. for Ice Cream Sa­fari.

Ice Cream Sa­fari guests will have the op­por­tu­nity to add to their ex­pe­ri­ence by pur­chas­ing a $5 wrist­band that al­lows them to en­joy ice cream through­out the en­tire zoo. The Ice Cream Sa­fari wrist­band will in­clude de­li­cious sweet treats from all ven­dors, face paint­ing, spe­cial an­i­mal en­rich­ment, and an­i­mal en­coun­ters. Wrist­bands do not in­clude event ad­mis­sion. Ice Cream Sa­fari ad­mis­sion is $10 for adults and $7 for chil­dren (ages 3-12). Chat­tanooga Zoo mem­ber re­ceive 50 per­cent off ticket price and all chil­dren ages 2 and un­der are free.

Chat­tanooga Zoo CEO and Pres­i­dent, Dar­denelle Long adds, “We are al­ways look­ing for dif­fer­ent ways for our guests to en­joy the Zoo while beat­ing the sum­mer heat, and we think Ice Cream Sa­fari proved to do just that and we look forward to the growth of this year’s event!”

Ice Cream Sa­fari event tick­ets and wrist­bands are now avail­able for pur­chase on­line. The Zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. If not sold out, wrist­bands will be sold the day of the event for $8 each.

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