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Holiday Gift Guide

Skip the typical holiday hassles and shop online for great gifts from the Houston Zoo.

This holiday give your loved ones a wild gift! View our Holiday Gift Guide below and choose from membership certificates, animal art, Adopt an Animal, up-close animal encounters, the Gift of Grub, and Zoo Lights tickets. Make this holiday season one to remember!

Membership Gift Certificates

This year, give the gift of a Houston Zoo Membership. Give the gift that keeps on giving all year long! Membership is a unique present everyone is sure to enjoy.

Purchase a Membership Certificate

Animal Art

Zookeepers at the Houston Zoo work to enrich the lives of the animals in their care every day by introducing fun and interesting activities, such as painting, to the animals’ daily routine. Purchase a one-of-a-kind creation. Prices range from $75 to $225

Buy Animal Art

Adopt an Animal

Celebrate your special someone’s love of animals (and yours) by adopting an animal at the Houston Zoo. Adopt at the Guardian, Protector, or newly added Classroom level, to receive a cuddly plush animal!

Adopt an Animal

Animal Encounter Gift Certificates

Step into a zookeeper’s world and get up close with your favorite animal in one of our unique Animal Encounters. Prices range from $90 to $220. Zoo Members receive a $25 discount!

Explore All Animal Encounters

Gift of Grub

During this season of giving, don’t forget your favorite animals at the Houston Zoo! Give the Gift of Grub to help provide for the care and feeding of our animal family.

Give the Gift of Grub

TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights

Give the gift of one of Houston’s most beloved holiday traditions with Zoo Lights tickets this season! Zoo Lights season is Nov. 23-Jan. 12.

Buy Zoo Lights Tickets

Donor Club Memberships

A membership in the Asante Society or Flock is the perfect gift for any Houston Zoo enthusiast who wants to get closer to our animals and our mission. Among the many benefits, both groups include exclusive events and Zoo admission. Whichever membership you pick, your recipient will enjoy a full year of fun events and special benefits!