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Spring Break 2014 at the Houston Zoo

Spring Break is over for 2014. Check back with us in 2015 for more Spring Break info. Spring Break 2014 Dates: Saturday, March 8 – Sunday March 23

Save Time: Buy Tickets Online

During Spring Break, regular Zoo admission rates apply. Purchase your tickets now (they’re good for 90 days) and skip the ticket lines. Or purchase a Houston Zoo Membership and get in free all year long!         
Houston Zoo guests and visitors to other attractions in Hermann Park can expect very heavy traffic in and around the Park during Spring Break. Parking is limited in Hermann Park and motor vehicle access to the Park will be restricted during Spring Break. Parking options include parking garages in the Texas Medical Center and along the METRORail route in the Midtown area north of Hermann Park.

Driving Directions to Houston Zoo Alternate Parking During Spring Break

From Texas 288 South
From Texas 288 North
From Loop 610 East
From US 59 North
From US 59 South
Texas Medical Center Shuttle Routes

Where to Park

Parking Information From the City of Houston: click to expand the parking map. springbreak2014map-445

Live Traffic Updates

Visit the links below to get live traffic information. Note: None of the sites below are maintained or operated by the Houston Zoo.


  • Save $2 off an adult Zoo admission and $1 off a child’s admission when you present your METRO Q Card or any METRO bus or METRORail ticket at the Zoo admission booth (one offer per person).
  • Catch METRORail at the Fannin South Park & Ride lot (1604 West Bellfort between Knight and Fannin), or park in a Downtown parking lot, and head to the METRORail station.
  • There are two METRORail stations that serve the Houston Zoo – Hermann Park/Rice U Station (at Fannin and Sunset) and the Memorial Hermann Hospital/Houston Zoo Station (on Fannin between Cambridge and Ross Sterling) From there it’s a short walk to the Zoo’s Medical Center Gate entrance on Cambridge Street.
Visit the METRORail website for a map, schedule and more information. houston-citypass-445x254

Directions to Other Destinations During Spring Break

If you are travelling to the Museum District, Texas Medical Center or the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo during Spring Break, below are directions provided by the City of Houston.
Museum District
Texas Medical Center
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo