PLEASE NOTE: Effective, Monday September 20th, the Calgary Zoo will require all visitors ages 12 years and older to provide proof of one of the following before being permitted entry:
  • Government-issued proof of COVID-19 double vaccination (between September 20 – October 25, proof of a single dose will be accepted if given two or more weeks prior to attendance);
  • 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.
Sorry this event has been cancelled

Animal families come in all shapes and sizes and we would love to introduce you to many of the hairy, scaley, fluffy and prickly ones that live at the zoo. This family themed night will have animal talks, biofacts, games, entertainment and of course the animatronic dinos will stay up late to see you too… This evening will have timed tickets, limited capacities and safe distancing.

WHEN: Thursday, September 23, 2021
TIME(S): First timed ticket entry at 3:30 p.m.; Last time ticket entry is 5:30 p.m.

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You will start your visit in the Canadian Wilds and then feel free to venture onto the Zoo Island, grab your dinner then explore Prehistoric Park. Book your ticket and pre-order your Family – Nite! dinner box!
Please note there will be limited food and beverage options available for purchase onsite. Debit or credit is preferred but cash will be accepted.

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

Please note:

  • Dress for the weather (rain, cold, or shine)! Family-Nite takes place entirely outdoors.
  • Wear Comfy Footwear! The zoo is a big place and you will be walking a large part of it for this event.
  • This event is entirely accessible. If you need to rent a wheelchair or powerchair, please visit our North Gift Shop upon arrival and before 5:00 p.m. If you plan to arrive after 5:00 p.m., please contact us 24 hours in advance at (403) 232-9300 ext.115.
  • The Calgary Zoo will close at 4:00 p.m. and all members of the general public are expected to vacate the zoo grounds by 4:30 p.m. This special event ticket allows you to stay on grounds until 8:00 p.m. You will need to keep it with you at all times, either on your phone or as a printout.

Ticket and Family-Nite Meal Options

PRICING:

  • Adult (16+): Experience: $35.00 Food: $16.95
  • Child (3-15): Experience: $25.00 Food: $11.95

ADULT TICKETS

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

Canadian Burger
select: General (16+) - Burger
Served with Canadian back bacon, Canadian Cheddar, fries and Bubly sparkling water
(GF – sub bun, sub fries for coleslaw – must pre-order by adding request in NOTES BELOW)

“Beyond” Meat Burger (V, DF, VE)
select: General (16+) – Beyond Meat
Served with fries and Bubly sparkling water
(GF – sub bun, sub fries for coleslaw – must pre-order by adding request in NOTES BELOW)

Smoke House Brisket Mac N Cheese
select: General (16+) - Brisket
Served with garlic bread and Bubly sparkling water

3 pc. Ocean Wise Fish and Chips
select: General (16+) - Fish
Served with coleslaw, tartar sauce and Bubly sparkling water

CHILD TICKETS

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

Chicken bites and fries
select: Child (3-15) – Chicken
Served with plum sauce and Bubly sparkling water
(GF – sub chicken skewers and coleslaw – must pre-order by adding request in NOTES BELOW)

Mac N Cheese (1/2 portion)
select: Child (3-15) – Mac N Cheese
Served with garlic break and Bubly sparkling water

2 pc. Ocean Wise Fish and Chips
select: Child (3-15) - Fish
Served with coleslaw, tartar sauce and Bubly sparkling water

IMPORTANT HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATION:

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
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED