See larger-than-life scenes filled with colorful, whimsical imagery and fantastical beasts at Nashville Zoo (3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville) and enjoy the country’s largest Chinese lantern festival. Over 500 custom-made silk lanterns will be spread across 60 acres, creating elaborate displays with some of your favorite Zoo animals, holiday-themed scenes and even a 200-foot-long dragon.
This year, guests can also enjoy live entertainment from Chinese acrobats and entertainers who will perform each night at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. Plus, select animal exhibits will be open late, including Sumatran tiger, Andean bear, Carribean flamingos and Unseen New World. Happens from 5 – 9 p.m. nightly Nov. 17 – Jan. 7; then Thursdays – Sundays, Jan. 11 to Feb. 4. Tickets start at $23 for adults and $19 for ages 2 – 12.
3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211
DURING THE WEEK: $23 for adults; $19 for kids WEEKENDS: $26 for adults; $22 for kids
Contact Phone: 615-833-1534
Age recommendation: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Big Kids, Little Kids, Parents, Teens