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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!

Family Events

Note: Admission at the door or purchase tickets in advance online.

Tiger PhotoTiger Tails!

Date: Sunday July 30, 2017
Time: Noon-4pm
CostGeneral Admission

Did you know there are as few as 3800 tigers left in the wild? Play some tiger games, watch the tigers’ tails swish and learn all about these wonderful cats! Make a tiger craft, get your face painted like a tiger and learn about what you can do to help save tigers as well as other endangered animals!

Owl PhotoAnimal Mythbusters!

Date: Saturday August 13, 2017
Time: Noon-4pm
CostGeneral Admission

Will touching a toad give you warts? Do vampire bats really exist? Do porcupines shoot their quills? Uncover the truth at the Edmonton Valley Zoo! Put on your detective’s cap and come armed with your questions. Activities include game shows, hands-on science experiments, a myth-busting scavenger hunt and animal crafts!

Monkeys PhotoAnimal Mythbusters!

Date: Sunday August 13, 2017
Time: Noon-4pm
CostGeneral Admission

Let your inner monkey loose at the Zoo! See the monkeys get a special treat, create a monkey craft, get a monkey airbrush tattoo and play some monkey games. Have fun learning all about our little hairy friends and other primates living at the zoo!

Adult Events

Pre-registration is required for these events. Register online, in person at a Recreation Centre or City Attraction, or by calling 311. Course code needed when registering.

Halloween Paint Night PhotoHalloween Paint Night!

Date: Saturday October 14, 2017
Time: 7-10pm
Cost: $75
Course Code: 611707 (registration opens July 19, 2017)

Find Halloween-themed inspiration through the animals around you while you cast a creative spell through a paint brush! Guided by an instructor, enjoy a glass of wine and some appetizers as you create your own animal-themed acrylic painting to take home with you.  And of course, “Get Closer” to some of our spook-tacular creatures!

Caribou PhotoWine & Wildlife – Caribou!

Date: Friday November 17, 2017
Time: 7-9pm
Cost: $50
Course Code: 611706 (registration opens July 19, 2017)

Caribou are iconic Canadian animals, but are at risk from human landuse throughout the country. Enjoy a glass of wine and some appetizers as you join Dr. Stan Boutin from the University of Alberta and learn about the latest research into how best to preserve Alberta's caribou in these challenging times. 

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
Email attractions@edmonton.ca

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