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Come and be a part of all the exciting activities taking place throughout the year at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Learn about the animals in their habitats while you play and have fun!

General Admission applies to all events. Save time at the gate by purchasing your tickets in advance online! Annual Zoo and Naturally Edmonton passes can also be used for these events.

Garden Festival

Grass and flowers at the Edmonton Valley Zoo.Date: Sunday, June 24, 2018
Time: 11am-4pm
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

The Zoo's gardens have gone to the animals! On June 24, wrap up Garden Days with the Edmonton Horticultural Society by exploring the Zoo's Enrichment Gardens and see how the Zoo uses plants grown by the Horticultural Society to enhance the animals' lives! Enjoy live music, tours and hands-on activities and help us celebrate gardening in our community. Find out more about public and private gardens in Edmonton and the value of home gardening, pollinators, and environmental stewardship with fun activities throughout the zoo!

Canada Day Birthday Celebration!

Burrowing Owls PhotoDate: Sunday July 1, 2018
Time: 11am - 4pm
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

Oh Canada! “Get Closer” as we celebrate Canada’s 151st birthday and the Zoo’s birthday as well! At the big birthday bash, take part in our scavenger hunt, enjoy live music and learn about all of our Canadian animal friends! Don’t forget to sing Happy Birthday and enjoy a mini cupcake!

Online Tickets

Buy tickets to the Edmonton Valley Zoo online.

Polar Bar PhotoArctic Sea Ice Day

Date: Sunday July 15
Time: Noon-4pm
CostGeneral Admission

Did you know that the Edmonton Valley Zoo is an ambassador for Polar Bears International? Join us for arctic crafts, science experiments, and other fun activities and learn how you, too, can be an ambassador for our Arctic Sea Ice! Together we will fight climate change to keep our arctic friends from losing their homes!

Tiger PhotoTiger Tails!

Date: Sunday, July 29
Time: Noon-4pm
CostGeneral Admission

Did you know there are as few as 3800 tigers left in the wild? Play some tiger games, watch the tigers’ tails swish and learn all about these wonderful cats! Make a tiger craft, get your face painted like a tiger and learn about what you can do to help save tigers as well as other endangered animals!

Bat PhotoAnimal Mythbusters!

Date: Sunday, August 12
Time: Noon-4pm
CostGeneral Admission

Will touching a toad give you warts? Do vampire bats really exist? Do porcupines shoot their quills? Uncover the truth at the Edmonton Valley Zoo! Put on your detective’s cap and come armed with your questions. Activities include game shows, hands-on science experiments, a myth-busting scavenger hunt and animal crafts!

Red Panda-monium!

Red Panda Date: Sunday, August 26
Time: noon-4pm
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

It’s Red Panda-monium at the Edmonton Valley Zoo!!! Come learn all about these cute animals and the challenges they face in the wild! Enjoy Red Panda crafts and games, find out what the zoo is doing to help Red Pandas, and get your face painted like one!

Zoo Event Volunteers

Help with crafts, science activities, animal-themed activities and much more!

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For More Information

Edmonton Valley Zoo

13315 Buena Vista Road (87th Avenue)
PO Box 2359
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7

Telephone In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

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