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Houston weather is hot, but the Houston Zoo is cool. Even in the heat you can head to the Zoo for a relaxing day filled with fun, education, and amazing animals.
Our animals enjoy Chill Out-themed enrichment activities that keep them happy and cooled off. From ice-pops for our bears, to daily baths for our elephants, our animals will be enjoying Chill Out enrichment all week long.
Be sure to check the Daily Update on the Plan Your Day Kiosk when you arrive at the Zoo for a complete list of the day’s chilly happenings.
|9:15||Thursday||Carnivores||Ice Pops for Spectacled Bear|
|12:30||Daily||Primates||Ice Pops and Meet the Keeper Talk|
|1:00||Saturday||Natural Encounters||Otter – Water Fun and Meet the Keeper talk|
|1:30||Daily||Sea Lions||Ice Pops and Chilly Enrichment|
|2:00||Saturday||Hoofed Run||Ice Pops in West Hoofed Run|
|3:00||Wednesday & Sunday||Children’s
|Ice Pops for the Otters|
|3:30||Daily||Primates||Ice Pops and Meet the Keeper Talk|
Travel to Manitoba and see polar bears in the wild! You can win a trip for two to visit Churchill, Manitoba, Canada this November! See the world’s greatest concentration of polar bears, in the company of experienced expedition guides. Enter by scanning the QR codes on the Chill Zone signs during your next Zoo visit, or by completing our entry form.
The Houston Zoo is staying open late on select dates so you can enjoy the cooler evening weather! Introducing “Cool Nights” Fridays this summer, June 28 – August 23, where the Zoo will be open until 8:30 p.m. Bring your family and enjoy the animals, music, and kid-friendly activities too. Regular Zoo admission applies. Cool Nights is FREE for Zoo Members.
The Houston Zoo is filled with spaces to cool down and re-energize. If you need a break from the sun, you can always stop into one of the Zoo’s thirteen indoor, air-conditioned Chill Zones or splash into the Kathrine McGovern Water Play Park:
You can also learn to Chill Out at home with TXU Energy. Just pick up a handy Chill Out guide on your next Zoo visit, or go to www.txu.com/energysolutions.
Download, print out, and bring the coupon below with you to the Zoo to save $4 on your Zoo admission after 4:00 p.m. (offer valid May 25-September 30)!