Holly, Jolly Houston

Where to See the Best Christmas Lights in Houston

It's lit.

10/28/2019 By Nicki Koetting

spoopy

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 18-20

We're really just looking for the best Halloween events at this point.

10/17/2019 By Morgan Kinney

I'll Have What She's Having

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 9–11

Elephant artists, Wild Moccasins, and film screenings await.

08/09/2019 By Morgan Kinney

paw-some times

Bear Witness to This Revamped Peter and the Wolf

A Houston Zoo–ROCO partnership brings the Prokofiev classic to an expanded black bear habitat.

01/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

Start your engines

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 25–27

If you like cars, you'll love this weekend.

01/24/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Charity

KoonsFuller Commemorates 40th Anniversary by Awarding Houston Charities

Friends, colleagues and charity representatives gathered at the Houston Zoo to celebrate the grant award winners and KoonsFuller’s success.

11/29/2018 By Laura Tracy

Santa, Baby!

All the Outdoor Holiday Events You Need to Know About

From Downtown to Bayou Bend, here's where Santa will be popping up.

11/28/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Ice House

How the Houston Zoo Is Trying to Save the Attwater Prairie Chicken

This chicken's numbers have perilously dropped in recent decades.

09/21/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

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

Ice House

Houston Bars Join the Fight Against Plastic With Straw Bans

A pilot program run by the Houston Zoo's conservation team helps local bars ditch the straws.

08/17/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Ice House

June's Perfect Party: Meeting-of-the-Divas Edition

Who's the bigger diva, Trixie Mattel or Max the Sea Lion? You decide.

05/29/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Wildlife

It's National Endangered Species Day! Do You Know Houston's At-Risk Animals?

Get familiar with our endangered friends.

05/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Fit To Print

Axes and Openings: Houston Food News This Week

Say hello to Fig & Olive, goodbye to Underbelly and get the latest on another axe spot.

03/08/2018 By Cory Garcia

Wolf Wolf

Peter and the Wolf Ventures into the Houston Zoo

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, alongside Horse Head Theatre and Magpies and Peacocks, will perform Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf inside Houston's animal kingdom.

01/12/2018 By Holly Beretto

Add to Calendar

52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Go Wild

Feast With the Beasts Is More Fun Than You Knew

Eating a bundt cake while meeting a sloth? Heaven.

11/06/2017 Videography by Alice Levitt

Zoo Babies

Checking In On Houston’s Zoo Babies

Because we know it’s your No. 1 concern right now.

09/22/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Neighborhood Guide

Everything You Need to Know About the Museum District

Exploring the ins and outs of Houston's cultural hub.

08/15/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Jolie Laide

Meet Gus, Houston Zoo's Newest Baby

You'll be surprised how cute a baby warthog can be.

06/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

June's Perfect Party: Is-All-News-Really-Good-News Edition

Houston has seen it all lately, from illegal seafood scams to baby giraffes.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Matusow