It's Gonna Be Lit

Yeah, We're Still in a Pandemic, but Come November There'll Also Be Zoo Lights

The Houston Zoo's annual display of colorful holiday cheer kicks off November 14 and runs through the beginning of January.

10/16/2020 By Emma Schkloven

That’s one big bundle of joy

Houston Zoo Herd Trumpets Birth of Baby Elephant

The new addition brings the zoo’s herd up to 11.

05/15/2020 Photography by Emma Schkloven

Critter Cam

Tune into the Houston Zoo for a Virtual Field Trip

The animals are welcoming visitors through Facebook Live.

03/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Year in Review

Our 10 Most Popular Stories of 2019

Travis Scott, rare books, Drag Queen Storytime, and more topped the list this year.

12/30/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Thanksgiving Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 28-Dec. 1

Holiday lights, festive shows, and all kinds of perfectly good reasons to leave your house post-turkey.

11/28/2019 By Dianna Wray

Holly, Jolly Houston

The Ultimate Holiday Family Fun Guide

How to make the most of the best time of the year.

10/28/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Holly, Jolly Houston

Where to See the Best Christmas Lights in Houston

It's lit.

10/28/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Bear Conditioning

Get Closer Than Ever to Black Bears This Weekend

The Houston Zoo debuts its new bear habitat on Friday, August 31.

08/30/2018 By Alice Levitt