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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.

Mother's Day Zebra PhotoMother’s Day

Date: Sunday May 14, 2017
Time: Noon-4pm
CostGeneral Admission

We will be putting a spotlight on moms - animal and human - this Mother’s Day! Our resident animal moms will be getting special enrichment treats throughout the afternoon! Enjoy a visit to our Canada 150 Tulip Garden or pick up a present for Mom at our Arts Market. Enjoy magic shows, airbrush tattoos, animal encounters, planting activities, live music and more!

Wolves PhotoCanada Day Birthday Celebration

Date: Saturday July 1, 2017
Time: 11am-4pm
CostGeneral Admission

Oh Canada! “Get Closer” as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and also the Zoo’s and Lucy’s birthdays as well! At the big birthday bash, take part in our scavenger hunt, learn to paint like Lucy, enjoy live music and learn about all of our Canadian animal friends! Don’t forget to sing Happy Birthday to Lucy and enjoy a mini cupcake! 

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.

Tulip Garden Tea for Seniors PhotoTulip Garden Tea for Seniors

Date: Tuesday May 9, 2017
Time: 1-3pm
Cost: $12 
Course Code: 599191

Be a part of Canada’s year-long birthday celebration by joining us for tea! Visit our Canada 150 Tulip bed and listen to performances from the children of 100 Voices Preschool, as well as engaging animal encounters. We will finish with complimentary tea, cold drinks and baked goods.

Wine & Wildlife – Bees! PhotoWine & Wildlife – Bees!

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017
Time: 7-9pm
Cost: $50 
Course Code: 599363

Bees have been in the news lately as global populations decline and urban beekeeping becomes more popular. Enjoy a glass of wine and some appetizers as you learn about the latest research into bees native to Alberta. Visit the zoo’s bee hives and sample some honey made by the Zoo’s bees!

Zoo Event Volunteers

Help with crafts, science activities, animal-themed activities and much more!

Dreamnight at the Zoo

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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

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