Get Out and Play
Saturday, Sep. 24, 2016
09:00 AM – 02:00 PM
Can you jump like a jaguar or migrate like a monarch? Find out at Get Out and Play! This fun filled day encourages families to get outside and explore nature together. A special Zoo map will show exactly where activity stations are located, and a prize is awarded for completing all seven games! All ages are welcome.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Open 7 days a week, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (last admission 4:00 pm)
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, All hours subject to change; see website for more details -
- This event is free with your paid Zoo admission, and is free for Zoo members.
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.
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.
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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