We are open for 2021 & 2022 Private Event Bookings!

Celebrate summer, Stampede event, family celebration or a corporate party with a barbecue at the Calgary Zoo. You don’t even have to worry about flipping burgers; our chefs grill everything fresh. They will also customize your BBQ catering to suit your tastes or event theme. Plus, every barbecue hosted at the zoo helps support wildlife conservation efforts. 

A top spot for corporate barbecues and picnics with a fantastic natural backdrop the Eurasian Gateway Tent at the Calgary Zoo works double duty as both an indoor and outdoor venue for company events.  

We support a very flexible cancelation policy if you need to change your Event date. Please ask us for more details. 

  • Perfect for garden party receptions, Stampede breakfasts, picnics and barbecues 
  • Capacity: 100 – 1,000 (300 seated) 
  • Availability: May through September 


Important Health and Safety Update: Alberta’s Open for Summer Plan 

Alberta has entered Stage 3 as of July 1st, 2021.   

Please visit Alberta.ca for more COVID-19 Information. The 3-stage roadmap outlines how restrictions will ease while protecting the health-care system and increasing vaccinations rates in the province.   

Here is the reopening plan from an Event perspective:  

Stage 3:  

  • All restrictions lifted, including ban on indoor social gatherings