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.
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Hours are effective October 10 - November 26, 2023.
Please reserve your spot before your visit!
Holiday hours: Open stat holidays 10am-4pm
The last admission window is an hour prior to closing time. The zoo will be cleared at the closing time listed.
Annual members receive unlimited admission during regular public hours for a year from the date of purchase.
|Category||Regular Membership||Membership Plus||Conservation Membership|
|Child (ages 2-12)||$29||-||$48.25|
|Youth (ages 13-17)||$30||-||$50|
|Adult (ages 18-64)||$46||-||$64.40|
|Senior (ages 65+)||$30||-||$50|
|Wild Edmonton Membership||$178.45||-||-|
*applies to all members of the same household related by birth, legal status or marriage up to a maximum of 7 people.
Gift cards can only be purchased in person at the Zoo. The gift card recipient must redeem their gift card in person to purchase a membership.
Interested in sharing your Regular Household Membership with your extended family and friends? Receive all those benefits plus get 2 extra guest admissions per household member to share with anyone you choose!
Example - if there are 4 members in your household, your account will receive 8 non-member guest passes.
Receive all the benefits of Membership Plus, contribute to conservation programs at the zoo and get some extra conservation perks along the way!
The Wild Edmonton family membership is valid for unlimited visits to both the zoo and John Janzen Nature Centre. Simply buy online then register your family members at Guest Services the next time you visit either attraction.
Valid for up to 7 people in the same household related by birth, legal status or marriage. Please bring a list of family members, birth dates and proof of address for adults.
Open Thursday-Sunday, from 10am-4pm
Location: Entry Plaza
The cafe offers espresso crafted beverages, tea, cold drinks, and blended drinks. Sandwiches are available as are many delicious cafe treats, along with non-coffee items including pop, juice, and lemonades.
Open daily, from 11am-4:30pm
(Seasonal, May - September)
Location: Urban Farm/Red Panda Exhibit
A large selection of scooped ice-cream, ice-cream novelties, mini donuts, refreshments and bagged popcorn can all be found here, and more!
Open daily, from 11am-4:30pm
Location: Northern Leopard Frog/Reindeer Exhibits
Scooped ice-cream, ice-cream novelties, mini donuts, hotdogs, refreshments, and bagged popcorn can all be found here!
Open Thursday-Sunday, from 10am-4:30pm
Closed during November, except for special event days
Location: Urban Farm
A classic hot menu with lots of goodies available, including ice-cream novelties, fresh and bagged popcorn, cotton candy, chocolate bars, refreshments and even some healthy alternatives!
Closed for refurbishment
Cost: by donation
Location: Meltwater Play
Take a spin on the conservation carousel! Each of the carousel animals represents an endangered animal that calls the zoo home. Rides on the carousel are available by donation and all proceeds will be donated to conservation programs supported by the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Riders must be below 54 inches and 50 lbs. Learn more about the carousel at the Valley Zoo Development Society.
Open daily, 10am-4pm
(Seasonal, weather dependant, May - Sept)
Cost: Free with admission
Location: Near Camel Exhibit
Back on track! Hop onboard the miniature train and take spin around the zoo!
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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