A wedding at the Calgary Zoo can have more meaning than you can even imagine. Celebrating your special day at the zoo also helps to support our conservation efforts and bring awareness to the animals we share the earth with, especially those that are endangered.
Say "I do" at the Calgary Zoo!
Important Health and Safety Update
Due to Alberta’s high case numbers, aggressive action is required now to protect our health system from being overwhelmed. The current situation is critical. These mandatory restrictions apply provincewide and will be in place at least until January 12, 2021.
Alberta declared a State of Public Health Emergency to protect the health care system from COVID-19. Social gatherings are the top source of transmission. Effective Dec. 8, all indoor and outdoor social gatherings are prohibited. Please visit Alberta.ca for more COVID-19 Information
We are open for 2021 & 2022 wedding bookings!
We are confident that Alberta and AHS will allow social gatherings again in the near future.
If you are newly engaged or had to postpone/cancel your wedding, we encourage you to consider our unique venue - we have a setting for any style! The Calgary Zoo provides the perfect mix of elegance and fun for you and your wedding guests. Enjoy an unforgettable event with our one-of-a-kind venues and delicious locally sourced cuisine. Exploring St. George’s Island, your guests will be treated to unique encounters as the zoo is home to nearly 1,000 creatures across 119 species. Rain or shine couples can expect exquisite photos in our lush Dorothy Harvie Gardens. Your special day will also have a lasting impact, as proceeds will support conservation activities here at the zoo and around the world. In addition, we support a very flexible cancelation policy if you need to change your Wedding date. Feel confident in booking your Wedding with the Calgary Zoo! Please ask us for more details.
Facilities & Capacity
The Eurasian Gateway Tent
Available from May through September, this outdoor tented space offers your guests a great place to dine al fresco. Please contact us today for more information, including capacity.
The ENMAX Conservatory
This space is great for hosting receptions with both an indoor and outdoor feel plus a large pre-function area. Please contact us today for more information, including capacity.
This space makes you feel like you are dining in Africa! With a veranda overlooking giraffes, zebras and ostriches, this building creates a warm environment for you and your guests. Please contact us today for more information, including capacity.
Grazers Restaurant & Patio
This newly-renovated space is perfect for smaller weddings and is available all year. It has indoor/outdoor sound systems, along with a private outdoor patio. Please contact us today for more information, including capacity.
There is much to discover at the Calgary Zoo and that sense of wonder and excitement carries through in everything we do. Our chefs extend that feeling of discovery with inspired creations sure to delight your senses. By partnering with Calgary's top chefs, the cuisine offered by the zoo stays true to sustainable ingredients that are always fresh. The dishes include vegetables and herbs grown right in the zoo's Garden of Eatin'. Guests with allergies can also have menus designed specifically for them. With one of the largest catering teams in the city, we're confident your guests will enjoy a first-rate dining experience as civilized or as wild as you desire!