Penguin Walk
Zoo Activities

Birds of a Feather Walk Together!

2021 marks the 9th year of the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk!

The king penguin colony heads out on zoo grounds for a daily enrichment walk in the winter months to keep their brains and bodies healthy and visitors get to experience the fun! This incredible program allows visitors to get an up-close look at the group of king penguins as they explore, exercise, and waddle their way through the zoo. This is a free-choice activity for the penguins and is subject to weather conditions and animal inclination.

DATE(S): January 15, 2021 through mid-March (weather permitting)

TIME: 10:00 a.m. (first entry slot at 9:00-9:30 a.m., last entry slot at 9:30-10:00 a.m.)

Learn More and Get Timed Tickets Here!
Zoo Activities


Catch the morning light and the animals at their finest.

Shutterbugs (ages 16+) will have EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to the CANADIAN WILDS from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to capture stunning photography of iconic Canadian species - without any crowds! Photographers of all skill levels are welcome! Full day admission is included with your ticket, so be sure to stick around after the experience ends to explore the rest of the zoo. Tickets are limited to ensure safe physical distancing throughout your experience so don't delay - get your tickets today! 

DATE: Sunday, January 24 (open to ages 16+)

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Learn More and Buy Tickets Here!
Zoo Activities

Valentine's Day Curbside Takeaway

This year let the Calgary Zoo do the cooking for you - so you can spend more time with your boo!

Enjoy a 3-Course chef-created menu from the Calgary Zoo in the comfort of your own home with our new Valentine's Day Curbside Takeaway dinner. So, whether you plan to break out the good china or get cozy on the couch, all you need to do is heat and serve. Now's your chance to try something new and feel good knowing that you are supporting the Calgary Zoo's wildlife conservation initiatives at the same time.

DATE: Available for pick up on Friday, February 12, Saturday, February 13, or Sunday, February 14

TIME: Timed pick-up available every 30 minutes from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Learn More and Place Your Order Here!

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