PLEASE NOTE: Effective, Monday October 25th, the Calgary Zoo will require all visitors ages 12 years and older to provide proof of one of the following before being permitted entry:
**Valid Identification that matches the vaccine record is required for adults 18 and over
  • Government-issued proof of COVID-19 FULL vaccination (14 days from final dose)
    • Valid Alberta vaccine record **effective November 15th only the ‘Alberta vaccine record with QR code’ will be accepted
    • Outside of Alberta accepted forms of proof of vaccination include:
      • First Nation, out-of-province, Canadian Armed Forces vaccine record, ArriveCan app and valid international travel identity document.
  • Proof of a negative COVID-19 test, taken within the previous 72 hours (either PCR or Rapid Test); or
  • Documentation of a medical exemption.
Those who are unable to show proof of one of the items listed above will be denied entry. This applies to all visitors, membership holders and ticket holders including attendees to Day visit, ZOOLIGHTS, special events, evening events, donor events, member events, weddings, celebrations and all corporate events.

ZOOLIGHTS: Adults Night Out (18+)

'Tis the season for an adults night out!

Leave the kiddos at home and enjoy a special ZOOLIGHTS evening for Adults (18+) Only! Enjoy all of the magic of ZOOLIGHTS plus adult beverages, hot food samplings, and additional activities. It's a fun and festive way to make your spirits brighter - with an adult beverage in hand - while supporting the Calgary Zoo’s wildlife conservation initiatives.

Here's what to expect for this experience:
WHEN: November 23rd, 2021
WHERE: Calgary Zoo
TIME(S): First timed ticket entry is 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Last time ticket entry is 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Guests will be staggered in 30 min intervals to ensure for a better customer experience. ZOOLIGHTS concludes at 9pm.
** Calgary Zoo Engage and Inspire Members enjoy 10% off – see Member pricing below.

Pre-purchased tickets only, No Walk-ups.

Enjoy the lights, chef attended food stations, adult beverage tasting and entertainment. ZOOLIGHTS admission, food and adult beverage tastings are included with your ticket purchase.

  • Dress for the weather! This event will be outdoors and will take place snow or cold!
  • Wear Comfy Shoes! The zoo is a big place and you will be walking a large part of it for this event.
  • Some zoo concessions will be open for holiday and signature beverage sales. We prefer debit or credit but will accept cash.

Member Pricing

Members (Engage & Inspire only) receive a 10% discount but must access the discount by logging into their membership account. If you are unsure of your membership login DO NOT create your own login, please email for assistance.

Member/Account Login


By purchasing tickets, you agree to and accept the following:

  • Ticket holders are not to enter the Calgary Zoo if:
    • You are ill or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. These include:
      • Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath, Runny nose, Sore throat and/or other symptoms listed on Alberta Health Services website.
    • You have been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with or has symptoms of COVID-19
    • You or someone in your household has traveled internationally in the past 14 days that are not fully vaccinated or required to quarantine as per Canadian Federal Guidelines
  • Ticket holders will follow all Alberta Health Services (AHS) Guidelines/Restrictions and City of Calgary bylaws that are in effect at the time of your visit