Hug-A-Bunny Days At The Chattanooga Zoo Is April 19-20

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The Chattanooga Zoo announces its annual Hug-a-Bunny Days to celebrate the arrival of spring and the Easter Holiday on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20.  
 
From 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days, the Zoo will be offering many springtime activities; some included in admission and some at an additional price. With regular zoo admission, guests will enjoy a golden egg hunt, special animal enrichment activities, photos with costumed characters and daily keeper chats. In addition to these activities, the Zoo will also be offering Zoo Choo for an additional cost. The zoo’s Wild Burger restaurant and snack carts will be open for food and drink purchases. Snack carts include ICEE, Dippin’ Dots and more.  
 
Coming back for the fourth year is the Bunny Zone. The Hug-a-Bunny Bunny Zone is an exclusive area with even more family fun. The Bunny Zone will include bounce houses, face painting, crafts, games, bunny, tortoise and other animal encounters and more. Bunny Zone unlimited activity wristbands are $5 each when pre-purchased online or at the Zoo prior to the event. Day of Bunny Zone activity wristbands are $6 for zoo members and $7 for non-members.  
 
Photos with the Easter Bunny will also be offered for $7 per print. 

“Hug-a-Bunny day is always such a fun springtime event for Zoo staff and guests,” says Dardenelle Long, Chattanooga Zoo president and CEO. “Every year, this event continues to grow and we are so excited to continue to expand upon our traditional Hug-a-Bunny Day happenings and kick off our event season with this family-fun event.” 

For more information on Hug-a-Bunny Day, call the Zoo Gift Shop at 423-697-1322.


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