Locked Zoo: Living Large

Locked Zoo: Living Large (Adults Only 18+)

Locked Zoo: Living Large - are you ready to save the Larger than life species and the ecosystems they live in from extinction? Locked Zoo: Living Large is a 2-hour, zoo-wide escape game that challenges you to explore the zoo after hours, solve an elaborate series of puzzles, and learn about wildlife conservation.

This outdoor escape game will have you using your wits and getting your steps in, while solving challenging puzzles with a team of clever friends. Your team will explore select areas of the zoo to find the clues, solve the puzzles, and save the day! There's plenty of animals to see along the way, beverages (including adult ones!) will be available for purchase, and you can pre-order a delicious dinner box. The challenge will not be timed. Proceed at your leisure! You’ll be able to enjoy the zoo until dusk at 8:00 p.m.

WHEN: Saturday, September 10, 2022

TIME(S): First timed ticket entry at 4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Last time ticket entry is 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Entries will be staggered in 30 min intervals for a better customer experience.

WHAT: Book tickets for your team – and pre-order delicious dinner boxes! Get your game on - choose your path and enjoy an evening out exploring the beautiful zoo grounds!

Adult (18+): Experience: $45.00 +GST

Dinner Boxes are available for an additional $17.95 + GST.
You will be directed to the Dinner Box selections when you add your Locked Zoo tickets to the cart.


  • This is an 'adult only' (18+) experience. Guests arriving for Locked Zoo: Living Large accompanied by children/infants will not be admitted. No refunds will be provided. 

  • This game is intended to be enjoyed after hours. As such, some of our animals may not be available for viewing during this experience as they may be settling down for their evening sleep. 

  • The zoo remains open to the public until 5:00 p.m. as per normal operating hours.        

  • We encourage you to dress as a team (coordinate outfits, t-shirts or accessories) and have fun! A friendly reminder that full body costumes, full face masks, and blow up costumes are not permitted to be worn on zoo grounds.  

  • Your booking must include your Team Name – this is essential for the Locked Zoo packages you’ll receive on arrival. 

  • All team members must arrive at the same time to start the game – be sure that you register for the same time slot and pick up your Locked Zoo package together on arrival at the zoo. 

  • Cell Phone Required – this event REQUIRES a cell phone with data to participate. You will need one per team, fully charged. You will be watching videos and completing tasks through your phone. Phone charging stations are not available.  

  • Dress for the Weather (rain, cold, or shine)! This event takes place outdoors. 

  • Wear Comfy Footwear! The zoo is a big place and you will be walking a large part of it for this event. 

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By purchasing tickets, you agree to and accept the following:
Follow any/all Alberta Health Services (AHS) Guidelines/Restrictions and City of Calgary bylaws that are in effect at the time of your visit. International travelers will follow Federal Travel requirements. It is recommended to stay home if you are sick or not feeling well.

Adult (18+)

@ $45.00/ea

Dress for the weather! The zoo is open year round with plenty of areas to explore both outdoors and indoors. Day admission, events, experiences happen rain, snow or shine. Purchases/tickets are non-refundable. See our website Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo for more details.