July 3, 2012

CONTACT: Kyle Shepherd

(Media Cell for press inquiries only: 502-744-5639)



Great American Date Nights
At The Zoo With WAKY

The Louisville Zoo and WAKY go classic in July for Great American Date Night at the Zoo! Two dates are set to celebrate classic cars, classic hits and classic films — the first will take place July 14 and features Caribou and the classic film American Graffiti  and then again July 28  with The Headstones and Elvis Tribute artist Don Goodfleisch and the movie Viva Las Vegas.

Music begins at 7 p.m.in the Oasis Field, the movie begins at sundown. Zoo exhibits will be open until 8 p.m. as part of the Zoo’s extended Summer Twilight Hours in July (Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays).

The event is free with Zoo membership or admission. Guests may bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. No tents or canopies allowed. No alcoholic beverages or glass bottles permitted. Concessions will be available.

# # #

The Louisville Zoo, a non-profit organization and state zoo of Kentucky, is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the American Association of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA.


Become a friend/fan of the Louisville Zoo on Facebook and Twitter.