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New to being a Member? Want to take even more advantage of your Zoo membership? Consider attending one of these exclusive, exciting events. They fill up fast, so don’t delay when you see that register button!
April 5 - Rhinos
May 3 - Wortham World of Primates
June 7 - Komodo Dragon
July 5 - Flamingos
August 2 - Sea Lions
September 6 - Children’s Zoo
October 4 - Bears
November 1 - Meerkats
December 6 - West Hoofed Run
The Zoo will open one hour early at 8:00 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month for Members only. Enjoy cooler weather and see animals just as they come outside for the day, a time of day when they are most active.
You’ll also get a special Meet the Keeper Talk at 8:30 a.m. Hear from one of our Zoo’s experts and gain professional insight about these select animals. Learn from the best in the field about what it really takes to care for the diverse animals that call the Zoo home! This event is always FREE for Zoo Members, and there’s no need to RSVP – just show up and enjoy!
Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4
Zoobilee is an annual family party in April exclusively for Houston Zoo Members! Children are invited to embark on an expedition within the Zoo to meet some of our remarkable residents and get a special passport stamped from exotic lands.
This year’s event is packed with fun! Guests will get to know our animals better at our Meet the Keeper talks, play a variety of games, get your adrenaline pumping on our giant inflatables, dance along with our children’s DJ, enjoy an ice cream treat, and more! All entertainment, games and activities are FREE!
Sunday, April 6, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Per Person - $65
It will be a wild morning when you start your day with the Sea Lions. You will have the opportunity to mingle with and learn from our wonderful Sea Lion Trainers, see special behaviors, unique animal enrichment, and get fantastic photo opportunities. All this while you enjoy a hot breakfast buffet.
Tickets go on sale approximately 1 month prior to each event.
Saturday, May 10 – Tigers
Saturday, June 21 – Chimpanzees
Sunday, October 5 – Orangutans
Saturday, November 15 – Giraffes
Sunday, April 13, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
It’s going to be an Eggs-travaganza this year at our annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event!