|June 26, 2012 -
Knoxville Zoo is
hosting a very special evening of familygeared
fun this Saturday. Zoo To Do, an
after-hours event featuring kid-friendly food
and entertainment, will be held this
Saturday, June 30, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. at Knoxville Zoo.
Modeled after the zoo's extremely popular grown-up event Feast with the Beasts, this all-ages party will
feature samplings of food and treats from popular eateries Buddy's Bar-B-Q, Bonefish Grill, Chandler's
Deli, Earth Fare, Godiva Chocolate, Krispy Kreme, Papa Murphy's and Salsaritas.
In addition to lots of great food, there will be plenty of fun activities to take part in, including creative
crafting by Brunetti Confetti Art, rides through the zoo on the Barrel Train, inflatable fun from The
Zone, face painting by Spirited Art and games by the Knoxville Police Department Safety City. There
will also be lots of entertainment to enjoy, including live music by Sam Hatmaker, storytelling by
Danny Tepper, roaming master juggler Doug McCaughan, the Discovery Center plasma ball and dance
performances by Broadway Dance Academy. Little guests won't leave empty-handed either, with
giveaways from Discovery Toys, the Imagination Library, Knoxville Parties and More magazine and
What's Happening George part of the evening's lineup. Event-goers can also register to win four tickets
to the"Super WHY Live: You've Got The Power!" show, compliments of the Tennessee Theatre.
Tickets for Zoo To Do are $15 each and can be purchased online at www.knoxvillezoo.org, by phone at
(865) 637-5331 ext. 300 or at the zoo's ticket window during regular zoo hours. Zoo members receive a
$3 discount on tickets, and children under two are free.
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 daily from 9:30 a.m. until
6:00 p.m. Admission and ticket sales stop one-hour before the zoo closes. Next-day admission is free
after 3:00 p.m. For more information, please call 865-637-5331 or visit www.knoxvillezoo.org