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.

Love is in the Air!

The Calgary Zoo is thrilled to present the 28th annual In the Heat of the Night (Adults only 18+)!

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 up with a cheeky "adults-only" presentation (with pictures) about how animals show their love in the wild.. Book your table today!

WHEN: Choose from February 13 or February 14, 2022
WHERE: ENMAX Conservatory
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
SEATING AREA: Choose from 3 seating area: The Nutrien Garden of Life, Garden Gallery, or Orchid Garden
** Engage and Inspire members enjoy a 10% discount – Please see member pricing below

Pre-purchased tickets only, No Walk-ups.

Additional Booking Information:

  • This is an 'adult only' (18+) experience. Guests arriving accompanied by children/infants will not be admitted. No refunds will be provided.
  • SEATING: Tables are for 2. A maximum of 2 tables can be pushed together in the Nutrien Garden of Life and Garden Gallery, if they are beside each other on the seating map. A maximum of 3 tables can be pushed together in the Orchid Garden. Must be requested in advanced in the notes section below.
  • 3rd Course will be ‘Beef Striploin’ unless ‘Vegetarian’ course is requested in the note section below – Must be pre-ordered
  • Cash bar open all night in ENMAX

We appreciate your understanding.

Member Pricing

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

Member/Account Login


  • 5:30 p.m. – guests may begin arriving and proceed to ENMAX for seating. Cash bar open
  • 6:00 p.m. – official start of the event
  • 6:30 p.m. sharp – Dinner service begins. Table service
  • 8:00 p.m. - guests move into theatre for evening presentation (Naughty talk)
  • 10:00 p.m. – Evening Concludes


1st course
Tuna/Rhubarb Ponzu/avocado cream/taro crisp - DF (can be GF must be pre-ordered in notes below)

2nd course
Roasted cauliflower/seared scallop/leek ash - GF

3rd course
Whole roasted Beef Striploin
Smoked Potato croquet/ Charred bitter greens/Demi-glace - GF

Vegetarian (must be pre-ordered in the notes below)
Roasted Cauliflower
Smoked Potato croquet/ Charred bitter greens

4th course
Red Berry Galette
Raspberry + Strawberry/vanilla diplomat cream/Sweet dough - V


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

Click HERE to learn more about the experience.

****When picking your table, both seats must be purchased. Please call Guest Relations at 403-232-9300 if you would like to purchase separately.