Chattanooga Zoo Celebrates Hug-A-Bunny Day Saturday

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Chattanooga Zoo will celebrate the arrival of spring and the Easter holiday on Saturday at the Zoo’s annual Hug-a-Bunny Day.  

From 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Zoo visitors will be able to hug real bunnies, have their picture made with the Easter bunny, hunt for Easter eggs at different education stations throughout the Zoo, watch the Zoo’s animals hunt for their own eggs, participate in numerous games, crafts, and activities, and more.  All activities are free with regular Zoo admission.  

This year, the Chattanooga Zoo welcomes back the 2nd annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. This kick-off to Hug-a-Bunny Day will allow guests to enjoy a nutritious breakfast, exclusive time with the Zoo’s bunnies and the Easter bunny, as well as all the other Zoo animals, and more. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are available online at or in the Zoo Gift Shop. 

“Hug-a-Bunny day is always such a fun springtime event for Zoo staff and guests,” says Darde Long, Chattanooga Zoo president and CEO. “Every year, this event continues to grow and this year, we will have more bunnies to hug and more eggs to hunt than ever before.” 

For more information on Hug-a-Bunny Day, visit or call the Zoo Gift Shop at 697-1319. 

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