Zoo Knoxville will be closed this weekend due to heavy snow/ice accumulation, plans to reopen Monday, Dec. 28

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — UPDATE: Zoo Knoxville CEO Lisa New told WATE 6 On Your Side Saturday afternoon that the zoo will remain closed on Sunday due to the recent storm that hit the region.

The zoo plans to reopen on Monday.


Zoo Knoxville will be closed Saturday, December 26 for daytime admissions and Zoo Lights due to heavy snow and ice.

The zoo says that daytime admissions for Sunday are also closed, and they’re making every effort to reopen for Zoo Lights Sunday night.

If you’re a ticket holder, you can use tickets or any other night or you can contact Zoo Knoxville’s Guest Experience support center for a refund.


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