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Events in January 2013

  • January 1, 2013 - Free Admission From 2 p.m. Until Closing and 1 other event
  • January 2, 2013 - Zoo Lights
  • January 3, 2013 - Zoo Lights
  • January 4, 2013 - Zoo Lights
  • January 5, 2013 - Members First Saturday / Member Morning and 1 other event
  • January 9, 2013 - 4D and Carousel Closed Today and 2 other events
  • January 20, 2013 - Peter and the Wolf Live Performance and 2 other events
  • January 26, 2013 - Dinosaur Train Discovery Tour
  • January 27, 2013 - Teen Career Conference
Alerts

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.

The Houston Zoo will close early on Thanksgiving Day at 3:00 p.m. Last entry at 2:00 p.m. We will be open for TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights.

Events in January 2013

  • January 1, 2013 - Free Admission From 2 p.m. Until Closing and 1 other event
  • January 2, 2013 - Zoo Lights
  • January 3, 2013 - Zoo Lights
  • January 4, 2013 - Zoo Lights
  • January 5, 2013 - Members First Saturday / Member Morning and 1 other event
  • January 9, 2013 - 4D and Carousel Closed Today and 2 other events
  • January 20, 2013 - Peter and the Wolf Live Performance and 2 other events
  • January 26, 2013 - Dinosaur Train Discovery Tour
  • January 27, 2013 - Teen Career Conference
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Today's Shows, Feedings, and Meet the Keeper Talks
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Today’s Meet the Keeper Talks & Grounds Programming

Thursday, November 27, 2014

10:00  Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30  Meet the Keeper Talk at Reptile House
10:30  Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug House
11:00   Meet the Keeper Talk at the Swap Shop
11:00   Meet the Keeper Talk at Rhinos in the 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 in Natural Encounters
11:30   Meet the Keeper Talk at Cougars
12:00  Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:30   Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in the African Forest
1:00     Natural Encounters: Snake Encounter at Indoor Drylands
1:30     Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30     Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
1:30     Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00    Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00    Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:30    Meet the Keeper Talk at Mongoose in the Children’s Zoo
2:30    Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World