Houston Zoo

Brew Lights Presented by TXU Energy

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 – Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019

07:00 PM – 10:00 PM


Missed Oktoberfest? Join us for the newest beer holiday, Brew Lights!

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m


Event Details

Enjoy Zoo Lights without the kids! Stroll through the Zoo with your favorite Saint Arnold brew, glass of wine, or spiked hot chocolate during this 21 & up event. Your Brew Lights general admission ticket includes two free 12 oz pours of Saint Arnold beer! Last entry at 9:00 p.m.

General Admission: $45
Designated Driver: $25


Adults 21+ only. No one under 21 will be permitted to attend the event.


Brew Lights FAQ

  • Brew Lights is an adults-only event. Guests must be 21 and up. No babies or children are allowed.
  • Guests without a valid photo ID will not be permitted to enter.
  • Designated drivers have access to the event and free water and soda all night.
  • Smoking is not permitted at the Zoo.
  • Parking is available at the Zoo’s main entrance.
  • Brew Lights will be held rain or shine.


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. See parking options in Hermann Park.

Special Offers / Dining

Make sure to stop by Cypress Circle Café! This Green Restaurant Certified conscientious café focuses on providing locally sourced, sustainable fares that are delicious and wholesome for the entire family. You can skip the line and place your order online here.

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.


Food Trucks

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.


Twiga Café

Visit Twiga’s spacious, cool dining room to snack on everything from hamburgers to salads to chicken tenders. Pizza, a variety of other kids’ options, and snacks like fresh fruit, cookies, trail mix, and more are also available. Sit outside and watch the giraffes or rhinos while you eat!


Albert & Ethel 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.


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