After Dark Timeline
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Explore the Houston Zoo and see the animals – with no kids allowed!
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. The party starts! Entertainment begins.
Online ticket sales for the Silent Disco have ended and are available for purchase at the Zoo for $45.
Prices are reflective of online purchase and include event entry and activities plus one drink. Additional food and beverage available for purchase.
Every After Dark night will feature the amazing Houston Zoo animals, incredible experiences, and cold beverages, but that’s where the similarities stop! Each After Dark event is unique, so you’ll definitely want to check out all three! Grab your friends (or make new ones at the Zoo!) and make the Houston Zoo your spot on the third Thursday of the month!
- After Dark is an adults-only event. Guests must be 21 and up. No babies or children are allowed.
- Guests without a valid photo ID will not be permitted to enter.
- Smoking is not permitted at the Zoo.
- Parking is available at the Zoo’s main entrance.
- After Dark will be held rain or shine.
May 17, 2018
You know that time you were dancing to the music in your head only you could hear? Everyone will be doing that at our Silent Disco!
Guests will be provided headphones with three different channels of music – pick your favorite and dance to the rhythm!
Not a dancer? Watch as everyone else dances to music only they can hear!
This evening will also include animals you can see up-close, and you can even learn about how important dance is to one local species, the Attwater’s prairie chicken!
Tickets for tonight’s Silent Disco event are on sale at the Zoo for $45.
Sip and Sea
June 21, 2018
If you’ve always wanted to relax and sip a favorite glass of wine against the elegant backdrop of the Zoo’s beautiful Reflection Pool, this event is for you.
Wear your favorite white attire for this al fresco evening under the stars.
While you’re here, you can learn more about the Zoo’s aquatic animals, like sea lions and sea turtles, and how the Houston Zoo is helping save them in the wild. You can also unwind as you enjoy the smooth sounds of a live jazz band.
July 19, 2018
For the last After Dark event of the season, we’re kickin’ it country-style.
Break out your boots and get ready to two-step and line dance to our live band, or challenge your friends to a game of cornhole or horseshoes.
Plus, see who can stay on our mechanical bull for the longest ride! Some of our favorite party animals will also visit Masihara Pavilion so guests can learn more about them and the important role we all play in saving animals in the wild.
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