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Events for Members

New to being a Member? Want to take even more advantage of your Zoo membership? Consider attending one of these exclusive, exciting events. They fill up fast, so don’t delay when you see that register button! Members-only events include Zoobilee, Member Mornings, and other exclusive events.

Member Mornings

2017 Member Mornings

November 5 (First Sunday of the Month) Okapi
December 2 Lions

*Dates and animal habitat are subject to change

On the first Saturday of each month (except November), Members can enter the Zoo one hour before opening to the general public. Enjoy cooler weather and see the keepers prepare enrichment and animal areas all around the zoo.

Each month, a different Meet the Keeper Talk (Presented by Phillips 66) is featured at 8:30 a.m. exclusively for Zoo members. Hear from one of our Zoo’s experts and gain professional insight about the featured animals. Learn from the best in the field about what it really takes to care for the diverse animals that call the Zoo home!

This event is always FREE for Zoo Members, and there’s no need to RSVP – just show up and enjoy!

Birthday Parties at the Houston Zoo, Exclusively for Members

Looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate your animal lover’s birthday? Hosting your child’s party at the Houston Zoo is the experience for you! As a Member, you have the exclusive opportunity to purchase a Birthday Party Package! With optional additions such as a special Animal Experience and professional face painting, a birthday party at the Zoo will be an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Reserve your party today!

Special Zoo Boo Member Morning

Join us for an extra hour of Zoo Boo on Saturday, October 28. The Houston Zoo will open at 8 a.m. Enjoy cooler weather and see the keepers prepare enrichment and animal areas all around the zoo. Members get an early start on Zoo Boo activities, including the Fiesta Mart Pumpkin Patch, the Monster Mural and candy!


Zoobilee is a Zoo-wide annual bash to celebrate and thank our Members! Details for Zoobilee 2018 coming soon.