Sep 24 2022
Hispanic Heritage Festival with Conexión Américas

Hispanic Heritage Festival with Conexión Américas

Presented by Nashville Zoo at Grassmere and Conexion Americas at Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

Hispanic Heritage Festival with Conexión Américas

Nashville Zoo is excited to partner with Conexión Américas 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. 


Amphitheater -

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 Conexión & community partners

3:00 - 5:00 pm - Performance by Luna Morena

Time TBD - Performance by Dance Azteca


Quills Cafe & Grill 
Arroz Con Leche – cinnamon rice pudding 
Steak Empanadas- chipotle & lime aioli 
Screaming Gibbon Pizza Kitchen
Torta Cubana – 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  

Source: Nashville Zoo

Admission Info

Entry is free with Zoo membership. Non-member pricing varies daily.

Dates & Times

2022/09/24 - 2022/09/24

Location Info

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211

Parking Info

$8/Parking per vehicle, free for zoo members

Accessibility Info

Nashville Zoo is a member of the Inclusion Network of Nashville and is committed to being both accessible and inclusive for our community!

The Zoo makes a concerted effort to ensure our pathways, exhibits and facilities are accessible to all visitors. For more information about using wheelchairs at Nashville Zoo, please visit their Accessibility page.