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Hispanic Heritage Festival with Conexion Americas @ Nashville Zoo

September 24, 2022 @ 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Nashville Zoo is excited to partner with Conexion Americas to host Hispanic Heritage Festival at the Zoo for a celebration of culture and community. The festival will include dance performances,  a puppet show, and a variety of musicians. The Zoo will also offer animal shows and tours of the Croft Historic Home in Spanish at various times throughout the day. 

Event Schedule


10:00 am – Storytelling from Nashville Public Library
11:00 am – Puppet show from Nashville Public Library
12:00 pm – Folkloric Dance
1:00 pm – Animal Show
2:00 pm – Animal Show
2:30 pm – Folkloric Dance 

Festival Field

All Day – 7 booths for Conexion & community partners
3:00 – 5:00 pm – Performance by Luna Morena
Time TBD – Performance by Dance Azteca


Special Concessions Menu

Quills Cafe & Grill 
Arroz Con Leche – cinnamon rice pudding 
Steak Empanadas- chipotle & lime aioli 

Screaming Gibbon Pizza Kitchen
Cubano Torta – ham, pork, Swiss, Dijon, pickles and kettle chips 
Elote “off the cobb” grilled corn salad, cotija cheese, chipotle mayo 

Concessions Carts
Strawberry, Strawberry & Cream, and Raspberry Lime paletas 

Snake Bites 
Chicharrones – BBQ rub 

Fat Cow Creamery 
Horchata – rice, milk, cinnamon, sugar 

BBQ Depot 
Chilaquiles- salsa rojo, lime crema, cilantro 
Street tacos – (3) Carnitas, onion, and cilantro flour tortilla 

Margarita – lime tequila 
Paloma- grapefruit, tequila 
Tecate or Modelo Especial  


September 24, 2022
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Nashville Zoo
3777 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211 United States
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