Member Events & Discounts

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Mark Your Calendars

As a member, you can look forward to special events just for you throughout the year, such as four seasonal private talks with zookeepers throughout the year. Enjoy 10 per cent off at the gift shop and various programs at the zoo.


Mark your calendars for these special events* throughout the year:

  • For the Love of Animals Day (February)
  • In the Heat of the Night – adults only (February)
  • Easter Eggstravaganza (April)
  • ENMAX Conservatory Butterflies (May to August)
  • Mother’s Day Brunch (May)
  • Father’s Day Brunch (June)
  • Zoogala – adults only (September)
  • Member-only Animal Antics with the Zookeepers (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter)

*Additional charges may apply.


As an Engage or Inspire member, receive 10 per cent off eligible behind-the-scenes programs, including Otter Encounter, Big Cat Behind the Scenes, Breakfast with the Penguins and more! You can also save on family programs like Family Photo Safari, Penguin Preschool Program, Butterfly Preschool Program, and Preschool Dig a Dino! 

Upcoming Member Events

Engage & Inspire Members Only Monthly Mornings

Enjoy the zoo starting at 8:00 a.m.

North Gate Main Entrance is the ONLY Access for Member Monthly Mornings. Engage & Inspire Parking is valid for these mornings starting at 7:45 a.m.

March 1, April 12, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 9,
September 13, October 4 2015

Engage and Inspire members have the opportunity to be at the zoo before the public, and to enjoy the natural surroundings of the early morning and see what happens at the zoo as we get ready to open.

Notice for March 1, 2015: Due to previous planned programming, Savannah building and Cequel Energy Lodge will not be open for the member morning. The two buildings will not open until 9:00 a.m. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Please Note: Concessions and Penguin Plunge building will not be open until 9 a.m. There is no guarantee animals will be out at 8 a.m., as that is subject to the Animal Care schedule.

*This is an Engage and Inspire member event only- Connect members can enter the zoo during regular visiting hours.



The Eurasia February tour is now full.

Date: Sunday February 22, 2015

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

To put your name on a wait list please email [email protected]  with the first and last names of requested attendees.

*Watch your email for upcoming tours

Join us for special events and programs at the zoo.

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