Great Smoky Mountains Salamander Ball

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Knoxville Zoo

This event includes a kids' table, free zoo admission with ticket purchase, Hors d’oeuvres, wine and non-alcoholic drinks. Local beer provided by Elkmont Exchange. We will have science tables where kids (and adults, too!) can talk to a scientist and learn about the critters of the Smokies! There will be kids' activities at each table, face painting, and a scavenger hunt. We’ll also have some animal ambassadors from the zoo to touch and learn about!

Plus, it's never too early for holiday shopping! The Ball includes an extensive silent auction full of biodiversity-themed items and exciting experiences (guided hikes, hotel stays, adventure packages, etc.).

Timing: Friday, October 4th, 2019 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM

Location: Zoo Knoxville (map), under a fabulous tent behind the Kids Cove. This is a rain or shine event.

Parking: Free parking is available at the zoo’s upper and lower lots.

Food and drink: Ticket purchase includes food (vegetarian options included) and drinks (beer by Elkmont Exchange, wine and non-alcoholic beverages).

Dress code: There is no dress code! Join us in your finest masquerade attire to celebrate our favorite Smokies critter, or in your favorite hiking attire; just join us! Discover Life America