GNCA Events

Special GNCA Member Discount for Zoolumination: Chinese Festival of Lights at Nashville Zoo!

In addition to our 2020 Chinese New Year Gala on January 11, GNCA is partnering with the Nashville Zoo for Zoolumination, the country’s largest Chinese lantern festival!

This unique event features over 500 handmade silk lanterns spread throughout the Zoo, including a 200-foot-long dragon, a replica of Beijing’s Temple of Heaven, dozens of your favorite zoo animals, a Christmas-themed North Pole Village, and much more. Chinese acrobats and entertainers will perform nightly at 6:00, 7:00 and 8:00 pm, and special foods and crafts will be available.

GNCA has secured a special discount for its members throughout the month of January! Normal tickets are $19 (children $14); with our discount you only pay $14 (children $9). Just click on the following link and make this a part of your Chinese New Year celebration:


Note: The GNCA discount price is available from Jan. 2 to Feb. 2. When purchasing tickets, you will need to choose a specific date. Shows run every Thursday-Sunday, 5-9pm. For additional details, visit the Zoolumination website.