Whether you give Zoo Lights tickets, an adopted Zoo animal, a gift membership, or an unforgettable animal encounter, they’ll love their unique gift, and you’ll give twice — to your recipient and to Houston Zoo! View our Holiday Gift Guide below to get started on your holiday shopping and make it one to remember.
TXU Energy presents Zoo Lights
Give the gift of Houston’s favorite holiday event with Zoo Lights tickets! Zoo Lights season is Nov. 17-Jan. 7. Buy early for the best price!
Give a Houston Zoo Membership
Give the gift that keeps on giving all year long! A Houston Zoo membership is a unique present everyone is sure to enjoy.
From paw prints to broad brush strokes, each artist’s creation is one of a kind. Your purchase includes a custom painted canvas and a photo of the animal artist. Prices range from $30 to $200.
Adopt an Animal
Celebrate your special someone’s love of animals by adopting an animal at the Houston Zoo. Adopt at the Guardian, Protector, Classroom, or Birthday level to receive a cuddly plush animal! Adoptions start at just $35!
In-Person Animal Encounters
Give the gift every animal lover wants, an animal encounter gift certificate. Step into a zookeeper’s world to learn all about the incredible animals from the people who know them best – the zookeepers! Prices range from $90 to $220.
Gift of Grub
This holiday season, give the Gift of Grub to your favorite animals at Houston Zoo! Your donation could help provide nutritious meals to our animals, like a feast of fish for our Humboldt penguins.
Book a Cameo
Send your friends and family a festive season’s greetings with a personalized Cameo message from Zoo favorites like Shasta the cougar, Fiesta the llama, Curly the sloth, and more. Prices: $25-$65