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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, with the exception of the Senior’s Tea. 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.

Hop to It! Easter Monday at the Edmonton Valley Zoo

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Date: Monday April 2, 2018
Time: Noon-4pm
Cost: Regular Admission Applies


It’s an EGG-stravagant Easter event! Hands-on science experiments, crafts, airbrushed tattoos and a touchtable that are all EGG-related! “Get Closer” with various animal encounters and watch as the resident animals of the zoo go on their very own Easter egg hunt! Which animals will eat the eggs, play with them or smash them?

Be sure to bring a donation for Edmonton’s Food Bank! Volunteers will be on site to collect food or monetary donations. 

Senior’s Spring Tea

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Tuesday April 24 and Wednesday April 25, 2018
Time: 1–3pm
Cost: $20, advance registration required

Enjoy spring by joining us for tea! Listen to musical performances by local children and learn through engaging animal encounters and talks. We will finish with complimentary tea, cold drinks and baked goods. A lovely spring afternoon for seniors!

Register in advance online, by calling 311, or in person at a City of Edmonton Recreation Centre or City of Edmonton Attraction. Use the following course code to register:
- Tuesday, April 24 - 625122
- Wednesday, April 25 - 625123 

Mother’s Day at the Zoo

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Date: Sunday May 13, 2018
Time: noon–4pm
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

We will be putting a spotlight on moms -- animal and human -- this Mother’s Day! Our resident animal moms will be getting special enrichment treats throughout the afternoon. Enjoy magic shows, airbrush tattoos, animal encounters, planting activities and live music, or pick up a present for mom at our arts market!

Online Tickets

Buy tickets to the Edmonton Valley Zoo online.

Zoo Event Volunteers

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

Dreamnight at the Zoo

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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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