Zoo Hosts Superhero Saturday

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Zoo Hosts Superhero Saturday

Posted: 09/18/2012
Avenger fans are invited to Knoxville Zoo for Superhero Saturday featuring Iron Man and Captain America. On Saturday, September 22, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., zoo visitors will have the chance to meet these famous superheroes, get their autographs and pose for photos with two of Marvel Comics' most popular characters.

Zoo-goers don't have to have superpowers to get close to Captain America and Iron Man-they invite fans of all ages to come by for a personal introduction. Superhero Saturday featuring Captain America and Iron Man is included with paid zoo admission.

For more information on Superhero Saturday featuring Iron Man and Captain America, visit Knoxville Zoo's Web site at www.knoxville-zoo.org, Knoxville Zoo's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/knoxvillezoo or call the zoo at 865-637-5331.

MARVEL, Iron Man, Captain America and the distinctive likenesses thereof are trademarks of Marvel Characters, Inc., and are used with permission. TM & 2012 - Marvel and Subs.

Knoxville Zoo is Knoxville's largest year-round attraction. Located off exit 392 from Interstate 40, the zoo is open every day except Christmas Day. Knoxville Zoo is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is committed to the highest standards in animal care and well-being, ethics, conservation, and education. Currently, the zoo is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and weekends from 9:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Admission and ticket sales stop one-hour before the zoo closes. Next-day admission is free after 3 p.m. For more information, please call 865-637-5331 ext. 300 or visit www.knoxvillezoo.org.