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Sip & Sparkle

Enjoy Zoo Lights without the kids during our 21 and up event!

Thursday, November 17, 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Event Details

Enjoy TXU Energy presents Zoo Lights without the kids – at Sip & Sparkle at the Houston Zoo! Stroll through the Zoo and take in the sparkling holidays lights, stopping to taste wine or sip your favorite Saint Arnold beer along the way. While you’re there, don’t miss the illuminated interactive dance floor, colorful holiday light tunnel, sparkling photo ops throughout the Zoo, and much more!

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Event Highlights:

  • Taste wine from a variety of regions, including California, France, Argentina, and more
  • Enjoy live music from The Ziggy Band, games, 360 photo booth, and more
  • Visit Natural Encounters and the Reptile & Amphibian House from 5:30-9:30 p.m. 

Event Tickets

Ticket are no longer available for purchase for this event.

Tasting Pass – $49
Includes an event pass and five 2oz. wine samples or two Saint Arnold Brewing Co. beers. Additional tastings, pours by the glass, and beer will be available for purchase. 

Event Pass Only – $39
This ticket allows you full access to Sip & Sparkle without the wine tastings or beer.

Adults 21+ only. No one under 21 will be permitted to attend the event. Last entry at 8:00 p.m. Last pour at 9:30 p.m.

Spiked hot chocolate will also be available for purchase during this 21 & up event. Tasting Passes are ONLY valid toward wine or beer 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this event only open to guests 21 and up?

Yes, Sip & Sparkle is an adults-only event for guests 21 and up. No babies or children are allowed. Guests without a valid photo ID will not be permitted to enter.

Is the event only limited to wine?

The tasting pass includes five 2oz. wine samples or two Saint Arnold Brewing Co. beers. Additional tastings, pours by the glass, and beer will be available for purchase.

Spiked hot chocolate will also be available for purchase during this 21 & up event. Tasting Passes are ONLY valid toward wine or beer

What food options will be available?

There will be plenty of food options available during Sip & Sparkle, including our full menu from Cypress Circle Café, as well as our kiosks around the Zoo. Place your order online ahead of time from Cypress Circle.

Where should I park?

Our main parking lot is located at 6200 Hermann Park Drive, and parking will be available throughout the Hermann Park parking areas.

What happens if it rains?

This event is rain or shine. There are no refunds.

Is smoking permitted?

No, smoking is not permitted at the Zoo.

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTING SPONSOR