If you have a junior paleontologist and dinosaur fanatic in your house – you will not want to miss out on this safe, family experience at the Zoo. Not only, will you be some of the first people to see the Calgary Zoo’s new animatronic dinosaurs exhibit, but you can explore an entirely dino themed evening a the Zoo. This evening your dino fans can meet paleontologists, see Dino shows, discover fossils, name their own dinosaur and even try “Stump the Paleo”.

WHEN: Thursday, June 17, 2021

WHERE: Calgary Zoo

TIME(S): First timed ticket entry at 4:00 p.m.; Last time ticket entry is 5:30 p.m.

WHAT: Book tickets for your household. This evening will have timed tickets, limited capacities and safe distancing. Pre-order your dino-riffic meals as there will be limited food available.

CLICK HERE for details on this experience and up to date information on your visit to the Calgary Zoo.

Please note:

  • Families/groups must follow all AHS restrictions.
  • Dress for the weather – this is an outdoor experience

Ticket and Dino-riffic Meal Options

TICKET ONLY to the experience. Does NOT include dinner box.
select: Adult (18+)


  • Adult (16+): Experience: $35.00 Food: $15.00
  • Child (3-15): Experience: $25.00 Food: $10.00

**All meals are served hot off the BBQ grill and served with potato salad and corn on the cob (1/2 cob)


TICKET ONLY to the experience. Does NOT include meal.
select: General (16+)

T-Rex CRUINCH! Burger
select: General (16+) - Beef
Served with potato chips, burger sauce, pickles and lettuce

Herbivore CRUINCH! Burger (Vegan)
select: General (16+) – Vegan
Served with potato chips, burger sauce (vegan style), pickles and lettuce

Ultimate Carnivore “Foot Long” Dino Dog
select: General (16+) - Pork
Served with ‘House Smoked” pulled pork, smoky BBQ sauce drizzle and crispy onions


TICKET ONLY to the experience. Does NOT include meal.
select: Child (3-15)

Dino Chicken Nuggets
select: Child (3-15) – Chicken
Served with plum sauce

Kids Dino Dog
select: Child (3-15) - Dino Dog
Served with smoky BBQ sauce drizzle


You will be required to follow all Alberta Health Services Guidelines/Restrictions and to be in accordance with the City of Calgary Bylaw 26M2020 during your visit.

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.
  • Ticket holders will follow all Alberta Health Services Guidelines/Restrictions and City of Calgary Bylaws during the visit