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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.

Free Admission Day

Photo of stating "Free Admission Day 2018. A celebration of recreation!"

Date: Sunday September 30, 2018
Time: 10am-6pm
Cost: Free

Once again, this September 30th, the City of Edmonton’s Free Admission Day will be at the Edmonton Valley Zoo! This is the perfect opportunity to come and “Get Closer” to the animals at the Zoo, and witness amazing animal talks, and activities! There is no cost for gate admission. The Edmonton Food Bank will be accepting non-perishable food donations at the gate. 

Parking at the zoo is limited so visitors are encouraged to take public transit. On September 30, ETS route 594 will provide direct transit from West Edmonton Mall to the zoo. Regular fares apply. Visit etstripplanner.edmonton.ca for times and details.

Check out all locations, events and activities at edmonton.ca/freeadmissionday.

Boo! at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo - Lemur photo

Date: Sunday October 28, 2018
Time: 11am-4pm
CostGeneral Admission


Get Closer... Be not afraid this Halloween! Wear your coolest costume, bring your reusable trick-or-treat bags, and "get closer" to the spooky wonders of the animal kingdom. Hands-on science experiments, crafts, an extinct animal graveyard, and a witch's den are just some of the fun activities that will make this Halloween one to remember!

Candy Cane Tea

Rabbit next to Christmas PresentsDate: ​Tuesday and Wednesday, December 4 and 5, 2018
Time: ​ 1-3pm
Cost: ​$20, advanced registration required.

 

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 311.

Course Codes:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 4: 639365
  • Wednesday, Dec. 5: 639366

A Christmas celebration just for seniors, the perfect way to relax on a cold December day! Guests can enjoy special performances from the children of 100 Voices preschool, as well as engage in amazing educational animal encounters and talks. To wrap up a perfect afternoon, guests will enjoy complimentary tea, hot chocolate, and festive baked goodies.

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

We could not run this event without our amazing sponsors.

Zoo Event Feedback

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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
Email attractions@edmonton.ca

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