The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of a highly pathogenic strain of avian flu in Alberta.
The health and well-being of our animals is our top priority. We have made the difficult but necessary decision to move all of our birds off exhibit until further notice. The Urban Farm has re-opened with non-avian animals.
Thank you for your patience and support during this time.
Come and explore one of Edmonton's premier attractions!
Home to more than 350 animals, focused on conservation, offering fun and education for the whole family.
Book your timed entry online or drop in and pay your admission at the front counter. Reserving in advance will guarantee admission and avoid line-ups. Children ages 13 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Edmonton Valley Zoo Annual Members receive unlimited admission during regular public hours for a year from the date of purchase.
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.
A 10% discount in the Zootique gift shop. The Zootique is run by the Valley Zoo Development Society, a registered charity mandated to raise funds and awareness for the Edmonton Valley Zoo. All purchases at the Zootique support building our zoo! Discount does not apply to online orders or original artwork.
Free or discounted admission at participating zoos across Canada and the US
Call the zoo or aquarium prior to your visit to confirm their continued participation.
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.
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.
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.