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Houston Zoo

TXU Energy Presents Dragons

Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020 – Monday, Sep. 7, 2020

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Come face to face with massive, mythical creatures - only at the Houston Zoo.

March 7 - September 7, 2020

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Event Highlights

Your imagination comes to life at TXU Energy presents Dragons at the Houston Zoo!

Guests of all ages are invited to experience the thrill of seeing these mythical beasts move, roar, and even breathe smoke. Explore the enchanted forest filled with magical animatronic creatures like the towering East Asian dragon, the serpent-like Basiliskthe medieval Western Dragon, and many more! 

Exhibit dates: 
March 7 – September 7

Come face to face with massive, legendary creatures – the first exhibit of its kind in the U.S. – only at the Houston Zoo. 

 

Ticket Information

SAVE with a Value PassThis all-day access pass includes unlimited walks through TXU Energy presents Dragons, general Zoo admission, a souvenir conservation bracelet, and unlimited Wildlife Carousel rides. 

Pricing: 
Adult Value Pass: $27.95
Child Value Pass: $24.95

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Dragons Add-On Pass
Zoo Members: $5.95
Non-Members: $6.95
Includes single-day admission to Dragons and unlimited Wildlife Carousel rides. General Zoo admission is already FREE with your membership!

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Please note, tickets for TXU Energy Presents Dragons are only valid for March 7, 2020 through September 7, 2020. 

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
    www.houstonzoo.org/plan-your-visit/hours/ www.houstonzoo.org/plan-your-visit/prices-and-discounts/
  • Adults 12-64: $22.95 Children 2-11: $17.95 Seniors 65+: $17.95 Children 1 and under are free. | Free daytime admission to the Houston Zoo is provided once a month from open until closing. Online reservations are required for all guests and members during this time. Tickets will not be available at the gate. Free Tuesdays are sponsored by PNC Bank.

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

Make sure to stop by our Cypress Circle Café during your Zoo visit! It provides 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!

 

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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