|May 10, 2011 - Knoxville Zoo is hosting a special day of make-believe fun! Princess and
Pirate Day, a swashbuckling celebration fit for royalty, will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 10:00
a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
On Princess and Pirate Day, rogues and royals ages 12 and under who come to the zoo dressed as
princesses and pirate receive free admission with a paid adult admission to Knoxville Zoo. (Free
admission cannot be combined with any other promotion or discount, and one child free with each
paying adult on May 14, 2011, only.)
Princess and Pirate Day will also feature special
activities. Visitors can stop by the Sparkle Station to
add some glamour to their royal wardrobe and pose for
photos with princess and pirate characters during the
event. As an added treat, the first 300 attendees aged
12 or under will receive a treat to help them celebrate
Special thanks to WIVK 107.7 FM for their support of
the Princess and Pirate Day.
Knoxville Zoo is Knoxville's largest year-round attraction. Located off exit 392A from Interstate 40, the zoo is
open every day except Christmas Day. Knoxville Zoo is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos and
Aquariums (AZA) and is committed to the highest standards in animal care and well-being, ethics, conservation,
and education. Currently, the zoo is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and from 9:30
a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission and ticket sales stop one-hour before the zoo closes. Nextday
admission is free after 3 p.m. For more information, please call 865-637-5331 ext. 300 or visit www.knoxvillezoo.org.