Gorillas inside on the 23rd

Monday, October 23, gorillas will be viewable in their Day Room indoors; there will be construction in their outdoor habitat.

Zoo Closing Early Today

Thursday, October 5, we close early for our Flocktoberfest event. Last entry at 4 p.m., closing at 5 p.m.

sea lions off exhibit

Tuesday, October 10, sea lions will be behind the scenes while we clean and maintain their outdoor habitat.

Zoo Sprouts! Special Edition: Happy Halloween!

Calling all little goblins and ghouls. Zoo Sprouts! Special Edition Halloween class is sure to provide the cutest of frights! Dress your little one in their favorite Halloween costume and join us on a ghostly adventure though the Zoo. Along the way, meet some animals that know how to do Halloween right! Adults are welcome (and encouraged) to dress up too!

Ages 18 – 23 months: October 30, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2 – 3 years: October 31, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Ages 4 – 5 years: October 31, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Zoo Sprouts! Special Edition: Happy Halloween!

Calling all little goblins and ghouls. Zoo Sprouts! Special Edition Halloween class is sure to provide the cutest of frights! Dress your little one in their favorite Halloween costume and join us on a ghostly adventure though the Zoo. Along the way, meet some animals that know how to do Halloween right! Adults are welcome (and encouraged) to dress up too!

Ages 18 – 23 months: October 30, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2 – 3 years: October 31, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Ages 4 – 5 years: October 31, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Cub Scout Overnight

7 p.m. to 9 a.m.
$60 per person

Our Badge Nights offer Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts the opportunity to complete badge requirements while enjoying a fun and educational experience at the Zoo. Join us for an experience like no other and explore the Houston Zoo by moonlight! Search for nocturnal creatures on the prowl using all your senses and learn how the Zoo cares for its amazing animals!

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Little imaginations are encouraged to run wild, as sticks turn into wands, leaves become fairy wings, and sand is the main ingredient in the very best mud pie. Explore the Wild! is a nature play area designed to inspire children of all ages to use their imagination and discover the natural world around them.

Visit Explore the Wild on your next trip to the Zoo!
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Is there a 'hosing off' station? Asking for a friend.

My kids love this area, great new addition!!

Steve we better not forget extra clothes lol

Pam Adams Benton Olivia is gonna be so excited 😆

Maria Elena Esquivel-Melendez jay would love this

Fabian Izaguirre where was this?

David Aguinaga for Talia

Amber Loll

Brandon Padgett

Noel Gonzalez

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Zoo Boo weekend number two! Join us this weekend for Halloween activities. Bring your little gobblins, ghouls, and ghosts and have a spooktacular time!

All Zoo Boo activities are included in your Zoo admission or your Membership.
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Zoo Boo weekend number two! Join us this weekend for Halloween activities. Bring your little gobblins, ghouls, and ghosts and have a spooktacular time!

All Zoo Boo activities are included in your Zoo admission or your Membership.

 

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How much are the tickets?

I told u dude

Dina Reyes Dora Zmagaňa for the kids

Lets go Laura Sanchez

JD Tagle

TheMizzes Get Right

Suany Zambrano

Ruby Rodriguez Ruben Rodriguez

Alex Garza

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See "Hotel Transylvania" at the Zoo this Saturday at 7:15 p.m.
New this fall, we've got even more Halloween fun for the entire family. Dress in your best costume and visit the Zoo for a spooktacular Zoovie Night.

The movie begins at 7:15 p.m. Activities & games will run from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Only guests attending the movie screening will be allowed to remain in the Zoo after 7:00 p.m.
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See Hotel Transylvania at the Zoo this Saturday at 7:15 p.m.
New this fall, weve got even more Halloween fun for the entire family. Dress in your best costume and visit the Zoo for a spooktacular Zoovie Night. 

The movie begins at 7:15 p.m. Activities & games will run from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Only guests attending the movie screening will be allowed to remain in the Zoo after 7:00 p.m.

 

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Houston Zoo what are admission pricing for this event? There is no details on the website. :(

What the prices for the movie

How much

We didn't stay for the movie we were tired. We were at the zoo from 1 to 6 with 5 kids. We did how ever had a blast. Very professional workers! Had lots of fun.

Cory Bebee can we do this Saturday after the birthday party?

Shannon Harris, maybe we could do this? Activities are at 5.... I could just be Thurs wheel unless Jesse gets off lol

Gracias, no se si podremos ir pero si se acomoda todo ahí estaremos

Ok lobs, so we know where we will be 😎 Radnee okay kaya?

Boo, I’m just seeing this on my newsfeed. Do you have another movie night coming up?

Philip, movie night at the zoo? 😊

Laura Inman Ricky Heeth this may be fun for yalls kiddos

Sandra Ideker-Soulé dang it I wish I was gonna be here Saturday night I’d totally take ben!!!

Cat Patzen think baby boss would like this?

Mario Mancillas want to take juliette she likes this movie

Darleen is the movie on Saturday?

James Clancy we have to take Chloe!

Brian Williams we should take briley!!

What happens if it rains?

Let’s go I’m down

This looks like fun😃

Heather Bourg Lopez?

Amy let's take our babies??

Aaron I wanna go

Luis Flores let’s take Lauren

Go next weekend when Im off.

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