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The Big Screen Returns to Riverbanks this Summer

For Immediate Release: July 10, 2013

ZOOvie Nights are Back Beginning August 9

What: Family movie night will once again take on a wildly different twist when ZOOvie Nights return to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden on select Fridays this August.

Beginning Friday, August 9, guests are invited to enjoy family-friendly outdoor movies in the Zoo’s Palmetto Plaza. Seating is not provided, so don’t forget to bring a lawn chair. Guests are also encouraged to arrive early to grab a good spot for viewing.

Prior to show times, guests are invited to meander through the park (most animals will be off-exhibit). Concessions also will be available for purchase; no outside food or drink is allowed inside the park.

When: Friday, August 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2013
Gates open at 7:30pm; movie begins at dusk

Where: Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, SC 29210

Tickets: Admission is $3 for Riverbanks’ members and $5 for the general public. Tickets may only be purchased at the gate on the night of each show.

Note: Parking is on the main Zoo side only. To see a complete list of ZOOvie night "showings,” visit