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Evening Chill: Texas Wetlands

Thanks to TXU Energy, the Houston Zoo is staying open late, so you can enjoy the animals in the cooler evening weather.

This Event Has Passed June 14 - June 15, 2019

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Come out and enjoy this special Evening Chill event in our new Kathrine G. McGovern Texas Wetlands exhibit! See the lush wetland habitat that houses three native Texas species—bald eagles, whooping cranes, and American alligators.

Guests can enjoy added family activities including a children’s DJ, special coloring mural, on-site airbrush artist, fun craft stations, giant lawn games, and a recycling activity called Jelly vs. Junk.

Hours: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
All activities are included in Zoo admission and are free for Zoo Members.

Animal Keeper Chats: 

  • 6:00 p.m. – Whooping Crane
  • 6:30 p.m. – Bald Eagle
  • 7:00 p.m. – Whooping Crane
  • 7:30 p.m. – American Alligator

TXU Energy $4 off after 4

All summer long, Zoo guests can save $4 per adult and child admission ticket when you purchase these special online-only tickets and visit the Zoo after 4 p.m.

Adult Admission: $15.95
Child Admission: $11.95
Dinosaurs Non-member Add-on: $6.95


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