Wild About Art (Adults Only 18+) 

An evening dedicated to art and wine 

​Our 3rd annual art and wine event! Support local artists and appreciate how nature inspires us all. Unique art of all kinds – painting, photography, sculptures, chalk, music, artistic performances and more will be paired with food and drinks throughout the zoo. Many artists will be demonstrating their skills live and welcome your questions and comments.

Here’s what to expect for this ART-tastic night out: 

Wild About Art: Your ticket includes admission to the event (at your timed ticket entry), alcohol tasting samples from participating vendors, chef attended art-inspired food stations, an art walk and sale, art demonstrations and live performances. 

**All guests must be 18+ years of age and will be ID'd at the gate before entrance as per our AGLC license – everyone will be checked.

WHEN: Saturday, March 18, 2023

TIME(S): Start entry 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - last entry 6:30 p.m.  Animal buildings close at 6:00 p.m. Last call will be at 8:30 p.m. and event ends at 9 p.m.

TICKET PRICE, Early bird** until March 2, 2023: $69.00 +GST
TICKET PRICE: After March 2, 2023: $79.00 +GST
Engage and Inspire members maintain early bird pricing - see MEMBERSHIP PRICING below
**Early Bird pricing is auto applied in the cart


Buy your tickets now to get Early Bird Pricing!


  • This is an 'adult only' (18+) experience. Guests arriving for Adult Night: Wild About Art accompanied by children/infants will not be admitted. No refunds will be provided. 

  • This experience 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 will close early to the public and members.        

  • 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. 

  • This event is also an art sale.  Support the artists that have made this nice special by purchasing a piece to take home.  

Buying Local supports local!

The Wilder institute / Calgary Zoo is proud to work with local artists in all forms of art to showcase their work, as well as demonstrate their skills and share their experiences. Explore, appreciate, learn and relax.

CLICK HERE for more information on this experience.

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. The discount is on the full price, not applied to the Early Bird Price.
IF you are unsure of your membership login DO NOT create a new login, please email for assistance.

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Adult (18+)

@ $0.00/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.