This year, the Calgary Zoo is helping you to Spend the Day with Family and Friends...instead of in the kitchen!


Fall Harvest Dinner (Dine-in)

Celebrate everything you're grateful for this season at the Calgary Zoo! Spend the afternoon exploring the zoo with your friends and family, followed by an amazing four-course turkey dinner at our Fall Harvest Dinner. The best part? You'll spend the day with family and friends, instead of in the kitchen! An excellent way to appreciate the things we are grateful for in life and support Calgary Zoo’s wildlife conservation initiatives at the same time. 

WHEN: October 11, 2020

WHERE: Safari Lodge

SCHEDULE:
12:00 p.m. - Guests are welcome to enter the zoo starting at 12:00 p.m. to enjoy an afternoon exploring the zoo grounds
5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. - Doors open at Safari Lodge and table service is available for drink orders (debit/credit only)
6:00 p.m. sharp - Four-course Fall Harvest Dinner begins
8:30 p.m. - Evening concludes

MENU:
Download a PDF of our menu here.

TICKET PRICE*:
Adult: $54.95
Senior: $49.95
Child: (3-15) $34.95
*Ticket includes: Admission to Calgary Zoo starting at 12:00 p.m. (regular Adult $29.95, Senior $27.95, and child $19.95 value add), 4 course plated Turkey dinner, parking not included. **Engage and Inspire Members receive 10% off discount. 

buy tickets now! 


Additional Booking Information

PARKING is $12.00
Engage and Inspire members receive free parking.

MINIMUM PURCHASE of 4 tickets per group. 
Each table can hold a maximum of 6 people (including any children under 3). If you have a larger cohort you can purchase another table. AHS Covid guidelines do not allow tables larger than 6 people.  

EACH TABLE will be a minimum of 2 meters apart due to AHS COVID-19 guidelines.
Dinner will be plated to ensure minimum guest movement. This is an indoor event so in accordance with the Calgary City by-law, guests will be required to wear masks except when seated at their table eating and drinking. 

MEMBERS received a 10% discount (Engage & Inspire only).
Discount is applied by logging into your membership account. If you are unsure of your membership login DO NOT create your own login, please email [email protected] for assistance. 


FAQs

  • I am bringing a child/children under the age of 3 to dinner. Do they count toward the table limit of 6?

    Yes, each table can hold a maximum of 6 individuals (adults, children, or infants).

    For example, a family of 2 adults, 2 children aged 3-15 and an infant under the age of 3, would count as 5 individuals at the table.

  • What should I bring?
    • Mask - Face coverings are recommended for ages 2+ and are required inside Calgary Zoo buildings from August 1, in accordance with City of Calgary Bylaw 26M2020. While you are not required to wear a mask while walking the zoo grounds outdoors, please note that you will be required to wear a mask to enter: Penguin Plunge, Cequel Energy Lodge, Savannah building, Rainforest building, ENMAX Conservatory, Kitamba (except while enjoying food and beverages at our indoor tables!), Gift Shop locations, indoor washrooms and Lost & Found services. In addition, you will be required to wear a mask to enter Safari Lodge except when seated at your table eating and drinking.

    • Dress for the weather!  while the dinner itself takes place indoors, you are welcome to explore the zoo grounds beforehand. This event will take place rain or shine!

    • Wear Comfy Shoes! The zoo is a big place and you will be walking a large part of it if you choose to enjoy the grounds before dinner.

  • What else do I need to know?
    • The Calgary Zoo is a one-directional experience. Be sure to follow the important Health & Safety information below, all signage and the pink paw prints! We ask all visitors to practice safe physically distancing, to wash your paws often, and to only congregate in your personal cohort group. 

    • Our Zoo Crew will be sanitizing high touch surfaces throughout the day.

    • Face coverings are recommended for ages 2+ and are required inside Calgary Zoo buildings from August 1, in accordance with City of Calgary Bylaw 26M2020. Face coverings are not required to be worn in outdoor spaces. Calgary Zoo staff and volunteers will be wearing masks at all times.

    • This event is entirely accessible – if you need to rent a wheelchair or powerchair – please contact Guest Relations at 403-232-9300 at least 24 hours before the event. These services will not be open during the event without a pre-booking.

    • The Calgary Zoo closes to the public at 4:00 p.m. This special event ticket allows you to stay on grounds until dinner concludes at 8:30 p.m. You will need to keep it with you at all times, either on your phone or as a print out.

    • We will not be accepting cash on premises.

    • Events like these are crucial to our financial success. If you enjoy the Calgary Zoo's Fall Harvest Dinner, please share your evening on social media using #followusatthezoo; referrals are warmly welcomed!

  • Where can I park? And when should I arrive?
  • Important Health and Safety Information

    You 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 others 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.

    You will be asked to follow all Alberta Health Services Guidelines on Calgary Zoo grounds:

    • Practice physical distancing: keep 3 meters between your household and others.

    • Wash hands often for at least 20 seconds.

    • Face coverings are recommended for ages 2+ and are required inside Calgary Zoo buildings from August 1, in accordance with City of Calgary Bylaw 26M2020. Be sure to bring yours with you when you visit, and put them on and remove them safely. Expect to require one to enter: Penguin Plunge, Cequel Energy Lodge, Savannah building, Rainforest building, ENMAX Conservatory, Kitamba (except while enjoying food and beverages at our indoor tables!), Gift Shop locations, indoor washrooms and Lost & Found services. A limited supply will be available at our North Gift Shop while quantities last!


Fall Harvest Dinner (Takeaway)

Prefer dinner at home? We've got you covered! This year, you can bring home our chef created Fall Harvest Dinner with our new curb-side pick up options. Enjoy an amazing four-course turkey dinner in the comfort of your home without the hassle in the kitchen! The best part? You'll spend the day at home with family and friends while supporting the Calgary Zoo’s wildlife conservation initiatives at the same time.

WHAT:
Fall Harvest Dinner Takeaway
All dinner items will be packed separately and hot to ensure freshness.

WHEN:
Available for pick up on Sunday, October 11, 2020 or Monday, October 12, 2020
Timed pick-up available every 30 minutes from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Pick up orders from the Calgary Zoo South Security building located at 1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary

MENU:
Download a PDF of our menu here.

DINNER PRICE*:
Dinner for 6 people: $200 (price per person $33)
Dinner for 10 people: $300 (price per person $30)
*Engage and Inspire Members receive 10% off discount. 

Place Your order

Please note that all orders must be placed by 12:00 p.m. on October 8, 2020! 


Additional Booking Information

MEMBERS received a 10% discount (Engage & Inspire only).
Discount is applied by logging into your membership account. If you are unsure of your membership login DO NOT create your own login, please email [email protected] for assistance.