Private Sleepovers

Spend the Night

Imagine slumbering next to a bathing hippopotamus, or waking up to the playful antics of river otters. Choose from a private sleepover for groups of 20-50 or public dates offered throughout the year.

  • Sleepovers are offered year round, on weeknights or weekends, except for penguins which is only available April - August.
  • Booked on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Children must be five or older.
  • A ratio of one adult for every four children is required.
  • Commemorative crests are available to purchase.

All sleepovers include a bedtime snack and delicious breakfast, as well as free day admission to the zoo.


Get your printable booking form here.
Email completed booking form with payment information to [email protected] or mail with deposit cheque to 1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7V6, Attention: Sleepovers

Northern Nights Sleepover

What does an otter do for fun at night? Find out when you experience the mystery and magic of sleeping in Cequel Energy Lodge.

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Penguin Sleepover

What does a penguin do once everyone has gone home for the day? Learn that and find out what goes into keeping the zoo’s birds happy and healthy at our Penguin Plunge sleepover.

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Savannah Sleepover

Spend the night with giraffes, hippos, red river hogs and other animals from the African Savannah.

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All tickets purchased are non-refundable and non-transferable to another event or future program date. Unauthorized duplication or sale is prohibited. The Calgary Zoo is not responsible for unauthorized duplication or lost tickets.