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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.

Family Day Fun PhotoFamily Day Fun!

Date: Monday February 20, 2017
Time: 12-4pm
Cost: General Admission

Pay at the door or purchase tickets ahead of time 

Bundle up your family and 'Get Closer' for some Family Day Fun! Stay warm while you visit the Polar Bear craft table (indoors) or participate in the Animal Families scavenger hunt indoors and out! Learn why the Edmonton Valley Zoo is an Arctic Ambassador Centre for Polar Bears International and visit our free photo booth to take home a family memory!

Hop to It! Easter Monday

Date: Monday April 17, 2017
Time: 12-4pm
Cost: General Admission

It’s an EGG-stravagent Easter event! Hands-on science experiments, crafts, airbrushed tattoos, touch table, and a scavenger hunt all EGG-related! 'Get Closer' with various animal encounters and watch as the resident animals of the zoo go on their very own Easter egg hunt! Which animals will eat the eggs, play with them, or smash them?

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.

Where The Wild Things Art – Paint Night photoWhere The Wild Things Art – Paint Night!

Date: Tuesday February 14, 2017
Time: 7-10pm
Cost: $75 
Course Code: 590163

Our first in a new series of art-making evenings! Delight your special someone by joining us on Valentine’s Day as we create an animal-themed painting while enjoying a glass of wine and some appetizers. And of course, 'Get Closer' to some of our Zoo’s charmers with some animal encounters!

Wine & Wildlife - Coyotes!

Date: Friday March 17, 2017
Time: 7-9pm
Cost: $50 
Course Code: 590162

Coyotes have long lived in and around the City of Edmonton, but mostly in the green spaces of the river valley. As we have expanded into coyote habitat, coyotes have adapted to expand into urban neighbourhoods. Enjoy a glass of wine and some appetizers while finding out more about how to coexist with these amazing animals!

Zoo Event Volunteers

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

Dreamnight at the Zoo

We could not run this event without our amazing sponsors.

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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