Chattanooga Zoo Ice Cream Safari Is June 17

  • Tuesday, June 6, 2023

The Chattanooga Zoo's 7th annual Ice Cream Safari is set for Saturday, June 17, from 4-7 p.m. Guests will enjoy unlimited sweet treats and ice cream tastings while exploring the zoo.

In addition to the treats, guests will have the chance to see some of the animals enjoying special ice treat enrichments. Keepers will create species-specific ice treats for the animals. Games, activities, and a take-home craft will also be included with a ticket purchase. Animal encounters throughout the zoo will give guests an up-close and personal wildlife experience.

Tickets are expected to sell out and are encouraged to be purchased online at before the event. Adult admission is $16, and children ages 3-12 are $12, and, as always, children two and under are free. Members receive a 50 percent discount on admission, making tickets $8 for adults and $6 for children. The Chattanooga Zoo will close early at 3 p.m. on June 17 to prepare for the event. 

The Ice Cream Safari 2023 sponsors as of June 6 are Ben & Jerry's, Cold Fusions, Clumpies, Ice Cream Show, Mayfield Creamery, Moonpie, Card My Yard, Food City, Children's Hospital at Erlanger and Winn Smiles.

For more information on Ice Cream Safari: visit  or call the Zoo at 697-1322. To learn about daily activities and monthly events, follow on social media to stay up-to-date. Facebook/Instagram/TikTok: @ChattanoogaZoo

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