Celebrate Red, White and Zoo

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 11:45pm
Staff reports

Celebrate Independence Day with animals of every stripe at the Nashville Zoo’s annual Red, White and Zoo, Saturday, July 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The all-American celebration will include food, games and entertainment for all ages.

Taking place on the zoo’s Festival Field,

An inflatable bounce house, obstacle course, hula hoops, bean bag toss, horseshoes and special docent stations are only part of the fun planned for the zoo’s Festival Field this weekend. A pie-eating contest will be available for the first 10 guests registering in three age groups (5-12, 13-17 and 18-plus.)

At the center of Red, White and Zoo is an all-you-can-eat buffet of classic cookout favorites, including hot dogs, baked beans, coleslaw, potato chips, assorted cookies, bottled water, iced tea and soda. The buffet will run from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

All games and activities for Red, White and Zoo are included with Zoo admission. The all-you-can-eat buffet is $7 per person for registration received by noon on July 2. Guests may register online at www.nashvillezoo.org. After July 2, the buffet cost is $10 per person and can be paid at the event.