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2015 TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights

November 20, 2015 – January 9, 2016
Member Preview Nights November 17 – 19
Closed December 24 & 25

ZooLights_WebCalendar-2015Value Nights:
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

(Last entry at 9 p.m.)
Prime Nights:
6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

(Last entry at 9:30 p.m.)

Prices and Ticket Purchase

Member Preview Nights: $6.95
Value Nights: Member $9.95 Non-Member $14.95
Prime Nights: Member $14.95 Non-Member $19.95
Children 1 and Under – FREE

Choose your night from the drop-down list below and click GO.

Online ticket sales end at 5 p.m. for that night; after 5 p.m., get your tickets at the gate.

This is a separate event from general Zoo admission.
The Zoo closes for the day at 5:00 p.m. and re-opens at 6:00 p.m.

Become a member today – it lasts for a full year, gets you a discount on Zoo Lights, and many other benefits! Find out more:


Event Details

Will Zoo Creatures Be Stirring?
Private Holiday Parties
Musical Entertainment
Dining and Drinks
Recycle Your Holiday String Lights Here

Parking and Free Shuttle

The Zoo’s Medical Center entrance will not be open, so be sure to go to the main entrance. Lots near the Zoo’s main entry fill quickly. A later arrival (8 p.m. rather than 6 p.m.) may improve your parking options.

On Prime nights, an additional parking option is our overflow lot at 7100 William C. Harvin – Entrance 35. Parking is $10 per car. Free shuttle, easy in, easy out! Last parking entry at 9 p.m.

You can catch METRORail at the Fannin South Park & Ride lot (1604 West Bellfort) Ride to the Hermann Park/Rice U Station (at Fannin and Sunset) and walk through the park to our main entrance.

Here is a map of all the Hermann Park parking lot areas, including the lot in front of the Zoo.

Video: See What Made 2014 Sparkle!

2014 Slideshow: Magical Scenes From Last Year

Get a preview of the artistic creations and beautiful scenes you can experience this year at TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights!

Thank You To Our Cornerstone Partners


Thank You To Our Supporting Sponsors

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