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Nashville Zoo Hosts Earth Day Celebration

Join the Nashville Zoo in celebrating Earth Day at our third annual Party for the Planet on Friday, April 20. Activities will include special keeper talks, docent-led conservation activities and games, a recycled art contest and more. Party for the Planet is free with Zoo admission or membership.

Visitors can enter a recycled art contest for a chance to win a free Zoo Family Membership. Art pieces will be displayed at the Zoo on April 20 between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. along the Savannah Loop. Judging of the art pieces will take place on the same day and there will be three winners in each of the three age categories. Pre-registration is required and can be done on the Zoo’s website.

The Zoo's Festival Field will also be filled with fun activities and games between 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Local organizations will be onsite to share tips about living green and how to become involved.

Thank you to our event partner Mix 92.9.

About Nashville Zoo Nashville Zoo is a nonprofit organization and an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry. The Zoo is actively engaged in conservation research, habitat protection, breeding programs and education initiatives around the globe as well as in our own backyard. The Zoo attracts more than 980,000 visitors annually and is considered one of the top attractions in Nashville. Nashville Zoo is located at 3777 Nolensville Pike and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. For more information about Nashville Zoo, visit


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