Hermann Park – Zoo

Address: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 We’ve had the swimsuit in my purse all week… just waiting for a warm up… and now the Kathrine McGovern Water Play Park at the Houston Zoo is open for the season! From April 1 through September 23, the splashpad is open daily from

Zoo Boo started today!  On Friday, Saturday and Sundays through Halloween, you can take your costumed kids to trick-or-treat, play games and decorate (tiny) pumpkins at the zoo. Zoo Boo is included with zoo admission… and can get crazy busy. To beat the crowds, try to go on Fridays during

It’s back-to-school time, and for us, that means it’s also back-to-the-Houston-Zoo time. Every morning my preschooler wakes up talking about the zoo… and we go several times a week. So how do we keep the Houston Zoo fresh, beat the crowds, stay cool and not spend a ton of money?  I wrote down

Address: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 The Kathrine McGovern Water Play Park at the Houston Zoo is open for the season! From April 1 through October 12, the splashpad is open daily from 10:00am to 6:00pm (as long as it’s over 70 degrees).  We stopped by this week and it’s still one of

Each night through January 14, 2018, the Houston Zoo closes at 5:00pm… only to reopen with millions of lights at 6:00pm. When I ask Houston parents for their favorite holiday event, Zoo Lightsis usually what they tell me! Open each night, except December 14, 24 & 25, families can walk through the zoo

Address: 6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030 I cannot tell you how happy we are about the new Wild! Nature Play Area at the Houston Zoo. This play area is free with zoo admission or zoo membership and it’s full of messy fun. Instead of playground equipment, kids play

Have you seen the Lego bricks at the Houston Zoo?  At Nature Connects, you can see giant animals made from more than 770,000 LEGO bricks! Members can enter Nature Connects for $3.95 per person (includes unlimited Texas Direct Auto Wildlife Carousel & Nature Connects All-Day Pass).  Others can purchase a special ticket

Address: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 The Kathrine McGovern Water Play Park at the Houston Zoo is open for the season! From April 1 through October 31, the splashpad is open daily from 10:00am to 6:00pm (as long as it’s over 70 degrees).  We stopped by this week and it’s

When I ask Houston parents for their favorite holiday event, the answer I hear most often is… Zoo Lights! So, how can you take the family, beat the crowds and save a little money? The Houston Zoo is filled with 2 million lights and each night at 6:00pm, it reopens

Each night through January 9, 2016, the Houston Zoo closes at 5:00pm… only to reopen with millions of lights at 6:00pm. When I ask Houston parents for their favorite holiday event, Zoo Lights is usually what they tell me! Open each night, except December 24 and 25, families can walk