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Memphis Zoo to Host Several Events During May

May 03, 2013

Several events are happening around Memphis during the month of May, including annual events at the world-famous Memphis Zoo. During your trip to Memphis, be sure to check out these exciting events.

Zoom Through the Zoo
May 23, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
$25 Early Bird/$30 Race Day
(901) 333-6500

Lace up your tennis shoes and get ready to run! Compete in a four-mile race or a one-mile fun run through the Zoo and Overton Park. After the race, enjoy live entertainment in the Courtyard.  Post-race refreshments will be provided by Hog Wild for runners who participate in the event. Learn More.

Macy’s Zoo Brew (ages 21 and up only)
May 24, 2013 at 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
$35 members/$40 nonmembers
VIP Tickets: $55/Members; $60/Nonmembers
(901) 333-6572

Macy's Zoo Brew returns Memorial Day weekend, and Zoo members can begin purchasing tickets April 1!  Enjoy this one-of-a-kind beer-tasting event with beers from around the world, live music and great food. Don't miss out on the V.I.P. Lounge in Teton Trek. You can order your tickets by phone at (901) 333-6572, purchase online starting April 13 or stopping by the Membership office.

The Memphis Zoo is open daily and features more than 3,500 animals representing 500 species. It's one of four U.S. zoos to exhibit giant pandas and new exhibits feature polar bears, sea lions, large cats, primates and farm animals. Discounted tickets to this attraction are available for purchase at Graceland. Learn more about visiting the Memphis Zoo at

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