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Halloween Zoovie Nights

NEW THIS FALL! We’ve got even MORE Halloween fun for the entire family to enjoy this October. Dress in your best Halloween costume and visit the Houston Zoo for spooktacular Zoovie Nights! Hocus Pocus is showing on October 13, and we are showing Hotel Transylvania on the 21st!

Friday, October 13 & Saturday, October 21
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

During Zoovie Nights, guests can:

  • Create a BOO-tiful animal mask
  • Dance to the music of our DJ
  • Play a variety of fall festival games
  • End the night watching a classic Halloween film on a giant inflatable movie screen!

Fall Zoovie Nights event activities are included with your Zoo admission and are FREE for Zoo Members.

Zoovie Night Schedule

5 – 7 p.m. Zoovie Nights activities – near the Herzstein Trading Post inside the entrance to the African Forest

7 p.m. The rest of the Zoo closes, while Zoovie Night guests gather in the Masihara Pavilion. Spread your blanket on the lawn or grab a chair to sit back and watch the evening’s movie.

7:15 p.m. Showtime! The movie begins. Each night will feature a different favorite Halloween film.

Please note the Houston Zoo will close at 7 p.m. All guests will either enter Masihara Pavilion to watch the movie or leave the Zoo. Roaming the Zoo during the movie is not permitted. All guests will be escorted to the exit gates at the end of the film.

Friday, October 13

Hocus Pocus

Three 17th-century witches, hanged for their murderous crimes, are resurrected on Halloween in modern-day Salem by an unsuspecting boy, who must now figure out how to get them back in the ground.

Saturday, October 21

Hotel Transylvania

The votes are in – over a thousand of them! Thank you for your choice of the zoovie night special on October 21: Hotel Transylvania!

Zoovie Nights are part of our annual Zoo Boo festivities.
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