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The Texas Zoo's Mission

The Texas Zoo connects people with wildlife from Texas and the rest of the world; inspires caring for nature; and advances conservation through education, recreation, science and action.


This all day family friendly event will highlight life in the early American days and Texas Tunes. 

From 10:00am – 4:00pm the zoo will feature several aspects of pioneer life including chuck wagons, story tellers, cowboy skits, quilters, blacksmiths, archery, gold mining, $3 pony rides, a chili cook off, great music, and more!

At 4:00pm judging for the Chili, pie, and bean cook off. 

At 5pm Jerry James will set off the evening and will be followed by Clay Crockett & The Shotgun Riders. Then the evening headliner, The Dirty River Boys, will wrap up the night. 

Cash bar opens at 1:00pm.

$8   - Passholder Admission
$15 - General Admission 
$50 - VIP Tickets (Includes drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres provided by The PumpHouse.)

Parties interested in becoming an event sponsor or cook off participant contact

Tickets can now be purchased at the Giftshop at The Texas Zoo.

Cowboys and Coyotes Raffle Bundle:

The Texas Zoo

Chili, Bean and Pie Cook-Off Registration Form and Rules

Due By: September 12, 2014 @ 5:00pm

Please contact The Texas Zoo for more information or email:

Cook-Off Registration Form

Cook-Off Rules