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10/4: The Galápagos Islands exhibit will be closing early at 4:30pm for a private event.

Party for the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day with us at the Houston Zoo!

This Event Has Passed Saturday, April 20, 2019, 9:10 a.m to 3:00 p.m

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Party for the Planet Presented by CenterPoint Energy

Join us for Party for the Planet, and learn how protecting our environment helps save wildlife!

All event activities are included with your paid Zoo admission. This event is free for Zoo Members.

We will have plenty of activities, crafts, music, and more to make this Earth Day memorable.


Activities include:

  • I SPY Game
    • Explore the Zoo looking for ways the Zoo (and you!) helps save animals in the wild.
  • Dance Party at the Reflection Pool
    • What’s a party without music? Dance, sing, and hula-hoop along with the DJ!
  • Reusable Mural
    • Channel your inner artist as you color the giant reusable mural. No paper required!
  • Ladybug Release
    • Meet with a Zoo Horticulturist and learn how you can protect pollinators in the wild!
  • Festival of Fun
    • Challenge your friends to a game of cornhole, giant jenga, or giant Connect-4!
  • Jelly or Junk?
    • Hungry sea turtles love to snack on jellyfish. But sometimes, they can mistake a plastic bag for a jellyfish! Take our challenge to see if you can tell the difference between Jelly or Junk!
  • Race to Recycle
    • We’ll provide you with various items you can guess how they need to be recycled!
  • Tree Giveaway
    • CenterPoint Energy has teamed up with Trees for Houston to provide a limited supply of tree seedlings for our guests. These will be distributed on a first come first served basis.

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