The Edmonton Valley Zoo is open!
View our safety measures and guidelines.
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(Effective May 1, 2021)
|Child (Ages 2-12)||$10.50|
|Youth (Ages 13-17)||$13.50|
|Adult (Ages 18-64)||$14.95|
|Senior (Age 65+)||$13.50|
|Tot (0-23 months)||Free|
(Effective May 1, 2021)
Last timed ticket is 3:30-4pm. The Zoo will be closed and cleared at 5pm.
Book your timed entry online at MoveLearnPlay or drop in and pay your admission at the front counter.
Please follow all safety guidelines.
Edmonton Valley Zoo Annual Members receive unlimited admission during regular public hours for a year from the date of purchase.
When the zoo reopened on March 25, memberships were extended for the number of days the zoo was closed to ensure members receive the full 12 months purchased.
At this time, memberships cannot be purchased for other individuals as a gift online. Gift cards can be purchased in person at the Zoo, anytime during operating hours. The gift card recipient must redeem their gift card in person to purchase a membership.
|Child (Ages 2-12)||$29|
|Youth (Ages 13-17)||$30|
|Adult (Ages 18-64)||$46|
|Senior (Ages 65+)||$30|
A family is all members of the same household related by birth, legal status or marriage up to a maximum of 7 people.
Additional benefits include:
The following service adjustments will be made for your safety and the safety of our staff and animals:
Please follow all guidelines for physical distancing. This may result in wait times at points of entry, indoor spaces, and service during peak visitation.
For further details, see Frequently Asked Questions.
We are delighted to welcome you back to the zoo!
For the safety of all our guests and animals, we do not allow the following at the zoo:
Food service options are available - Sandwich and Sons is located in the Plaza. The 40 Acres restaurant and Moo at the Zoo are located at the Urban Farm.
Water fill stations are operational, but water fountains are turned off.
The Zoo-tique gift shop will have modified operations.
Stroller rentals will not be available at this time. You are welcome to bring your own.
Wheelchair and mobility scooter rentals are available.
Parking at the Edmonton Valley Zoo is free of charge. There is a large parking lot immediately outside of the zoo entranceway.
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We ask that you please arrive during the window of time you selected for your ticket. We will be closely monitoring capacity to ensure everyone has a safe and comfortable visit.
When the zoo reopened on March 25, memberships were extended for the number of days the zoo was closed to ensure members receive the full 12 months purchased. We also extended existing memberships by 1 month to offset the inconvenience of our indoor experiences remaining closed due to current provincial health orders.
Your membership is still active and will count toward your admission.
There is no requirement to leave the zoo at a certain time. You're welcome to explore the zoo at your own pace. We have reduced our daily capacity to help accommodate people who wish to stay longer.
No. Animal talks are currently cancelled.
Rides and play structures will remain closed for the time being.
The play structures are open. They are not cleaned or sanitized so please take the appropriate precautions.
Our online map and the Edmonton Valley Zoo app have been updated to show the paths you will be asked to follow. Directional signage is also in place, and staff will be onsite to help maintain the flow of traffic.
The elephant house remains closed due to physical distancing requirements.
The Elephant House is closed due to physical distancing requirements.
All closures are subject to change. Please adhere to physical distancing requirements in all areas of the zoo.
We ask that you do not back track. If you missed a section of the zoo, please follow the map and directional signage to get to that area with the correct flow of traffic.
No, the contact yard will not be open but you will be able to see the animals in the contact yard.
As of July 1, 2021, masks or face coverings are recommended but are not required.
All bathrooms will be cleaned and sanitized regularly throughout the day. Please practice good hand hygiene.
The Zoo-tique gift shop will be stocking a small supply of masks for sale.
Yes, we will ensure hand sanitizer is available at locations around the zoo, including at the entrance and exit. We also encourage you to bring your own sanitizer and to wash your hands often with soap and water.
In the unlikely event that this does happen, the City of Edmonton will work with Alberta Health Services to ensure all proper processes and protocols are followed.
Edmonton Valley Zoo
13315 Buena Vista Road (87th Avenue)
PO Box 2359
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7
In Edmonton: 311
Outside of Edmonton: 780-442-5311