The Houston Zoo’s 14th annual Feast with the Beasts presented by Bank of America is back! Enjoy cuisine from Houston’s best restaurants, beer and wine, and a live concert performance on the H-E-B stage by The Suffers!
The event features spectacular animal experiences throughout the evening, and animal feedings sponsored by Comcast, so guests may watch the animals dine as they get their own taste of Houston’s best cuisine.
Friday, November 1, 2019
Note: Members must be logged in to their account in order to receive their discount.
- $119 General Admission
- $109 General Admission for Zoo Members
Each ticket includes two free drinks!
VIP ticket holders can also take advantage of the exclusive Bud Light VIP lounge in the H-E-B Lone Star Pavilion, and are able to enter the event 30 minutes before the general public. Note: VIP tickets are sold out.
- 7:00-9:00 p.m. – The Aquarium, Natural Encounters, and Reptile House will be open.
- 7:30-9:30 p.m. – Giraffe feedings will be available.
- 8:30 p.m. – Guests can see a live ice carving demo.
See the full schedule for Meet the Keeper Talks, presented by Comcast, below!
2019 Participating Restaurants
Below is the list of restaurants that will be participating in this year’s Feast with the Beasts. More restaurants will be added closer to the event date. Be sure to check back for updates!
Bosscat Kitchen & Libations
Black Walnut Café
Fluff Bake Bar
Grazia Italian Kitchen
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Memorial Hermann Sodexo
Mi Pueblito Restaurant
Michael’s Cookie Jar
Napa Udon House & Wine Bar
Omni Houston Hotel
Patagonia Grill & Café
Saint Arnold Brewing Co.
Sweets by Belen
Taste of Texas
The Melt on Wheels
The Tasting Room
Meet the Keeper Talks, presented by Comcast
- Piranha (Natural Encounters)
- Komodo Dragon
- Whooping Crane (Texas Wetlands)
- Giraffes (Giraffe Yard)
- Elephants (Elephant Cow Yard Pool)
- Sea Lions (Sea Lion Pool)
- Tiger (Tiger Deck)
- Sloth (Natural Encounters)
- Lion (Lion Window)
- Anegada Island Iguanas (Reptile & Amphibian House)
- Elephants (Elephant Bull Yard)
Feast with the Beasts FAQ
How can I purchase tickets?
Tickets may be purchased from this event page by clicking on the green Buy Tickets button. If you have a promo code, please type it in when prompted, and if you’re a Zoo Member, be sure to log in so you receive your discount.
What does my ticket include?
Your admission ticket will allow you to enjoy sample-size food from any or all of the participating restaurants, two beverages (beer and wine), animal presentations, and live musical entertainment by The Suffers. Additional beverages can be purchased for $7 each – cash and credit cards will be accepted.
What is the VIP experience?
The VIP experience will allow you to enter the Zoo 30 minutes early so you can enjoy Feast with the Beasts with no lines! Your VIP ticket also grants you access into the VIP party, where you’ll enjoy beer and wine, and special animal experiences just for you.
Non-alcoholic beverages, including soda and water, will also be available.
How old do I have to be to attend?
This event is for guests 21 years of age and older. IDs will be checked prior to entry that night.
Will there be any animal guests?
There will be Meet the Keeper Talks presented by Phillips 66 and animal experiences scheduled throughout the evening. A schedule will be posted on this event page closer to the event date.
What is the dress code?
Guests usually dress casually since you will be outside and walking.
What if I have to cancel prior to the event?
We’re sorry, but payment for this event is non-refundable.
What if it rains?
This event is rain or shine. There will be a few animal buildings open, but most of the event is outdoors.
Who should I call if I have any other questions?
Call our call center at 713-533-6500 with event questions, questions about purchasing tickets, or our online ordering system.