In the Heat of the Night SOLD OUT!

In the Heat of the Night (Adults only 18+)

Love is in the air! 

The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo is thrilled to present the 29th annual In the Heat of the Night event. This unforgettable zoo-nique experience is the perfect way for you and your special someone to enjoy a date night out. Start the evening with a romantic four-course dinner made with love by our award-winning culinary team as we turn up the heat with a cheeky "adults-only" presentation (with pictures) about how animals show their love in the wild. This event sold out last year so make sure to secure your spots! 

WHEN: Saturday, February 11 or Monday, February 13, 2023 or Tuesday, February 14, 2023
 ENMAX Conservatory
SEATING AREAS: Choose from three seating areas within the ENMAX Conservatory: The Nutrien Garden of Life, Garden Gallery or the Orchid Garden. Tables are for 2.
TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
TICKET PRICE: $115.00 plus GST per person ($230.00 plus GST per table)
** Members receive a discount – see Member pricing below for details


All attendees must be 18 years or older.

5:30 p.m. – Guests may begin arriving and proceed to the ENMAX Conservatory for seating. The bar opens (accepts debit, credit or cash) 
6:00 p.m. – Official start of the event 
6:30 p.m. sharp – Dinner service begins 
8:00 p.m. - Guests move into the theatre for the evening presentation (i.e., the naughty talk)  
9:30 p.m. – Evening concludes  


  • All attendees must be 18 years or older.

  • Seating are tables for 2 - Requests to sit together can only be accommodated for maximum of 2 tables and tables must be booked beside each other on the map. Must be pre-booked and requested in note field below. Tables will not be moved on the evening of the event.

  • Cash Bar

  • You MUST enter your chose of entrée in the note field below. Beef or Vegetarian

Click HERE to learn more about your visit, the experience, and MENU.

Member Pricing

Members (Engage & Inspire only) receive a 10% discount but must access by logging into their membership account. MUST BE SIGNED IN PRIOR TO ADDING TICKETS TO THE CART to receive discounts (pricing will be auto applied). Note: Membership must be valid on the date of the visit/experience to receive a discount.
IF you are unsure of your membership login DO NOT create a new login, please email for assistance.

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