Daily Activities

Nashville Zoo offers a world of excitement. In addition to exploring habitats and viewing animals from all over the world, there are activities, shows and events going on throughout the year. We encourage all of our guests to learn more about the different activities and take advantage of all of the opportunities Nashville Zoo offers.

Animal Shows

Animal Shows

Learn about animals from around the world at our fun and educational shows. You might even become part of the show!

Grassmere Historic Home

Grassmere Historic Home

Have you ever visited the Zoo and wondered where the name "Grassmere" came from or what it means? The answers can be found at the Grassmere Historic Home.

Highlighted Habitats

Highlighted Habitats

Learn more about Nashville Zoo, and get updates on our habitats and species.

Jungle Gym

Jungle Gym

Swing like a monkey on our 66,000 square foot playground!

Keeper Talks

Keeper Talks

Learn the ins and outs of keeper life as well as interesting tidbits about Nashville Zoo's residents.

Wild Animal Carousel

Wild Animal Carousel

Take a ride on a giraffe, a giant anteater, or even a cheetah on our Wild Animal Carousel!

Wilderness Express Train

Wilderness Express Train

Climb aboard Nashville Zoo’s newest adventure for a scenic ride through areas of the Zoo not normally seen by the public.

Scheduled events and activities are subject to change, so please be sure to check the schedules prior to your visit.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Nashville Zoo at 615-833-1534 or email pr@nashvillezoo.org.