Zoo After-Hours

3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
(865) 637-5331
  • Date(s): July 29, 2021 to September 30, 2021
  • Event Times: From: 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Price: Zoo admission prices
  • Location: Zoo Knoxville



Zoo Knoxville’s all-new After Hours are a special way to experience the Zoo in the evenings.

Featuring special menu items created by the Zoo’s executive chef, a new food truck each week, and of course craft beer, wines and specialty cocktails, it’s a perfect way to wind down each week with friends and family.

Always kid-friendly and always wildly fun! The Splash Pad is open all day and evening!

July Menu:
• Steak Fried Rice
• Chicken Tinga Tacos
• Tajin Ranch Corn Dogs
• Popcorn & Pork Rinds

• Printshop Neon Renaissance Pink Guava
• Frosé
• Tequila Frozen Margarita
• Schulz Brau, Blackhorse, Yazoo, Black Abbey, and Yee-Haw Canned Beer
• High Noon

Food Trucks:
July 1: Capt. Muchachos
July 8: Orale Mexican Food
July 15: EnjoyLatin
July 22: Crazy Cubans
July 29: Just Say Queso

Is it a family-friendly event?
– Yep, After-Hours is open to all ages.

Are food and drink included with my ticket?
– No, all food and beverage are an additional purchase.

If I come earlier in the day, can I come back that evening for After-Hours?
– Yes, you can re-enter the zoo with your same day general admission ticket.

What about weather?
– After-Hours is open rain or shine.

Zoo After-Hours