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The Houston Zoo will close early on Christmas eve (last entry 2 p.m., close at 3 p.m.) and will be closed on Christmas Day.
A few buildings will be closed on various nights starting at 4:00 p.m. for holiday parties. Check the TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights webpage for the complete list.
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Aug 8, '14
August 8, 2014 –
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SpongeBob Squarepants! Join us this Friday night for a special Cool Nights to meet your favorite underwater sea sponge in person. Guests can meet SpongeBob SquarePants from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Brown Education Center – be sure to bring your camera to capture the moment. Then head over to the 4-D Experience* to watch SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: The Great Jelly Rescue.
Aug 9, '14
August 9, 2014 –
Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants will be at the Houston Zoo Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10! SpongeBob SquarePants will make appearances on the hour every hour from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Brown Education Center, greeting guests and posing for photos – so be sure to bring your camera!
Sunday, December 21, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug House
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Rhinos in African Forest
11:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
11:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
11:30 Meet the Aquarium Keeper at the Piranha Exhibit
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Carnivores
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in African Forest
1:00 Meet the Keeper Armadillo Talk at Natural Encounters inside porch
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk for Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:00 Alligator encounter in the Swap Shop
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at De Brazzas monkey in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Meerkat Keeper Talk