Spring Break is a fun time to get outside, enjoy the beautiful spring weather and visit the Houston Zoo! Expect heavy traffic in and around the park during Spring Break. Parking is limited in Hermann Park, and motor vehicle access to the Park may be restricted to prevent gridlock. Find out your best parking options and how to best navigate the traffic, so you’ll have more time for Zoo fun!
Discover new techniques for exploring vocabulary and energizing your classroom! Identify strategies to build relationships and increase teamwork among your students. These tactics and techniques can be utilized with all grade levels.
Students losing focus? Hard to get them excited about concepts? Join us for a day full of boredom busting strategies, zoo tours and animal visitors. In this workshop, discover techniques that are sure to educate while entertaining students…EduTainment!
This event is currently sold out.
On your mark, get set, LEARN! In this fun-filled day, the whole family will get a chance to exercise their minds as well as their bodies as we play games to demonstrate concepts such as predator/prey relationships, working together as a pack, and more. Game time will also include data collection skills and interpretation.
Remember: If you are a Club H.S. member, this day is included in your membership.
Spend the night at the Zoo on a Wild Winks overnight for a fun-filled and totally unique after-hours experience. All overnights include interactive activities, touchable animals, pizza dinner, and a continental breakfast.
Wild Winks dates for Spring 2015 run through May 30. Get your reservation today to secure your spot! Online registration for overnights closes the Sunday before the scheduled program. Please note, a minimum of 15 participants must be in attendance to conduct overnights.
Girl Scouts can earn a variety of badges, achievements, and electives in these fun filled days, jam-packed with classroom activities and Zoo tours based on individual requirements.
The Houston Zoo is Bringing Silverbacks
Free city-wide block party
Saturday, March 21
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Houston Food Park
1311 Leeland St.
Houston, TX 77002
The Houston Zoo is Bringing Silverbacks in a BIG way and we want you to celebrate with us! You’ve seen the incredible murals around town celebrating the return of gorillas to the Houston Zoo, and we’re throwing a city-wide block party at one of the murals! Meet the amazing gorilla mural artists, enjoy food from local food trucks*, and learn more about our seven western lowland gorillas and their new Houston Zoo home.
Want to do something to help gorillas in the wild while you’re there? Bring a cell phone to recycle and participate in our Action for Apes campaign!
*food and beverages available for purchase