Evening Chill: Snowin’ In The South
Friday, Jun. 22, 2018 – Saturday, Jun. 23, 2018
04:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Join us for these fun-filled Friday & Saturday nights!
Thanks to TXU Energy, the Houston Zoo is once again staying open late, so you can enjoy the animals in the cooler evening weather. Join us for Evening Chill every Friday & Saturday evening from June 22 through August 18. From 5 to 8 p.m. guests can enjoy added music and fun family activities that are sure to entertain kids and adults alike! All activities are included in Zoo admission and are free for Zoo Members.
Snow in Texas? In June? Only at the Houston Zoo! We’re making it snow for the first weekend of Evening Chill! Be on the lookout for a snow blizzard while making a snowman or snow angel and learn how the Houston Zoo helps save animals here in Texas.
Guests can also enjoy a variety of fun Meet the Keeper Talks Presented by Phillips 66.
Save $4 after 4
Looking for a cool discount? All summer long, save $4 on regular Zoo admission (adult and child tickets!) when you arrive after 4 p.m.
Purchase anytime, valid for one use May 26 – Sept 3
Online only – cannot be purchased at the Zoo
HOURS & ADMISSION
Daylight Savings Time, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm (last admission 6pm)
Central Standard Time, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (last admission 5pm)
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, All hours subject to change - See website for more details
Zoo Lights Times: Daytime 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Zoo Lights: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
- Adults 12-64: $19. Children 2-11: $15. Senior 65+: $12.50. Children Under 2: Free. | The Houston Zoo offers free admission to guests on the first Tuesday of each month September through May from 12:00 p.m. until closing. Does not apply to June, July and August.
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Paid Parking
- The Houston Zoo does not have its own parking lot; free parking is available in Hermann Park. Please note, parking is limited so consider arriving early or using public transportation.
Special Offers / Dining
Wherever you are in the Houston Zoo, you’re never far away from a snack. Cafes, carts and kiosks are located throughout the Zoo and feature items such as burgers, salads, hot dogs, soft pretzels, popcorn, fresh fruit, beverages and more.
Our chefs are constantly working to provide Zoo guests with exciting new options for refreshments. The latest addition includes themed food trucks with a variety of savory and sweet options. Visit the Masakan truck located near our jaguar habitat for Asian inspired cuisine, and our BBQ Americana trailer for smoked meats and classic sides.
The perfect place to grab a quick bite as you enter the Zoo, Macaw Café offers a seasonal rotation of market salads and wraps, sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, fries, and a variety of treats such as parfaits, cookies, trail mix, and fresh fruit.
Herzstein Trading Post
Feeling the need for a sweet treat? Here’s your place. Located at the entrance of African Forest, the Trading Post offers Dole Whips as well as a variety of other snacks and treats, including cookies, large pretzels, and popcorn. You’ll also find beverages like soda, juice and Saint Arnold beer.
Events at Houston Zoo
Sep. 3 – Sep. 3, 2018
Programs & Activities
Final Day – TXU Energy Presents Chill Out at the Houston Zoo
Within Walking Distance
Join the Houston Museum District
Join our mailing list for sneak peeks to upcoming events and insider information on the best museum district in the world