The Hattiesburg Zoo will be swinging and swaying with 🎷🎺Blues tunes on Saturday, July 9th. And what goes better with Blues music than 🍗Southern BBQ.
🎷 Admission costs are $10 for children and $12 for adults and includes 🚂train and 🎠carousel rides. Annual passes DO APPLY for this event, and the High Adventure Ropes Course will be open with discounted fees.
The schedule for the day is:
Gates Open—————-10:00 a.m.
🐅Keeper Chat in Asia—–10:30 a.m.
🎷Blues Band Performance-11:00 a.m.
Giraffe Pavilion…….Burns & Jane
🦉Animal Show————12:00 p.m.
Giraffe Pavilion
🎷Blues Band Performance–1:00 p.m.
Giraffe Pavilion…Ra’Shad The Blues Kid
🦆Keeper Chat————–1:30 p.m.
South America
🦎Animal Show————-2:30 p.m.
Giraffe Pavilion
🦒Keeper Chat————–3:00 p.m.
🖐🏼Zoo Closes—————4:00 p.m.
Keeper Chats will include a training exercise with one of the Zoo residents, and the attendees can ask questions about the animal, its care, keeper responsibilities and keeper qualifications. During the animal shows, keepers will highlight some of the zoo’s most unique animals and share information with the audience about each species.
BBQ will be the featured food for the day. Three different BBQ plates will be offered including a 🍔BBQ burger, 🐷pulled pork or 🐔chicken wings with baked beans and potato salad as the sides. 🐔Chicken nuggets, snacks and 🥤drinks will also be served at both the Safari Grill and Ladha’s Cantina, and grilled🌭 Hot Dogs and 🌽Street Corn will be available on the back side of the Zoo by the High Adventure Ropes Course. The 🥶“Get Cool Station”🥶, located by the Prairie Dog habitat will offer seedless watermelon slices🍉, Pop Bros Popsicles and Pop Bros Pop Tails.
The Splash Pad💦 will be spraying, a fun jump will ready for the kids, there will be a face🎨painting station and a blue🎶s music station.