Calgary Zoo - Member Events

Member Events

Your member perks and privileges never stop. There are special events just for you throughout the year, like member monthly mornings.

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Keep a look out for special events throughout the year.  Stay tuned for details about giant panda Engage and Inspire member previews in April prior to opening to the public on May 7, 2018! 
*Additional charges may apply

Monthly Member Mornings

(Engage & Inspire Members only)

Members-only early access to the Calgary Zoo on select dates.

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Easter Eggstravaganza


Easter family fun at the Calgary Zoo.

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Mother's Day Brunch


Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Calgary Zoo.

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Annual Zoo Ranch Tour

(Inspire Members only – early fall)

Invitational Calgary Zoo Ranch Tour exclusive to Inspire Members.

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Winter family fun at the Calgary Zoo.

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ENMAX Conservatory Garden Butterflies

(May to August)

Butterflies emerge at the Calgary Zoo.

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Father's Day Brunch


Celebrate Father’s Day at the Calgary Zoo.

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Summer Camps

(July  August)

Take a walk on the 'wild' side and join us at camp this summer.

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Zoo Year's Eve


New year’s eve for the whole family at the Calgary Zoo.

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In the Heat of the Night

(Adults only – February)

Unique and romantic Valentine’s dinner at the Calgary Zoo.

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Engage & Inspire Members-Only Monthly Mornings

Member Mornings for 2018 will run January through to March and September to December. The mornings will be held on a Friday or a Saturday. Please watch for updates on member mornings dates and themes.

Enjoy the zoo starting at 8:00 a.m.
Building closures may change. Please check back and watch your email for updates on each member morning.

Member mornings will be held on Fridays and

Only child, Engage, and Inspire members may attend member mornings. Please note that Connect Adult, Senior, Student and Guest members must UPGRADE to attend member mornings.

January Member Morning

Join our education team in the Discovery Centre Atrium to learn more about king penguins, play games and have a chance to win zoo prizes. Coffee, tea and snacks will be available while supplies last.

Date: January  26, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Location: Karsten Discovery Centre Atrium

An RSVP is not required for member mornings. All Child, Engage and Inspire members are welcome to attend.

January 26, 2018Penguins
February 16, 2018The Smaller Side of Savannah
MarchGarden Tips
NovemberBiomimicry and Yoga

Inspire Member-Only Tours


January Inspire Tour

Take a unique tour of ZOOLIGHTS with the creator of the event Roz Freeman. Meet a few of the people behind the event that make this all possible and learn about what was done differently this year!

Date: January 3, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

How to Register: Registration opens Wednesday December 27, 2017 at 5 p.m. Email [email protected] with the names of inspire member attendees and membership numbers.

Upcoming Inspire Tours

PLEASE NOTE: The locations and themes of the upcoming tours may be subject to change due to availability of staff.

Watch your email for updates and details on when registration opens for upcoming inspire tours!

Stay tuned for details on more 2018 tours.

January 2018ZOOLIGHTS
February 2018TBD
March 2018TBD
April 2018TBD
May 2018TBD
June 2018TBD
July 2018TBD
August 2018TBD
September 2018TBD
October 2018TBD
November 2018TBD
December 2018TBD

ZOO Devonian Wildlife Conservation Centre Inspire Member Tour

This is a rare opportunity to visit the Zoo  Devonian Wildlife Conservation Centre and observe endangered species such as whooping cranes, and Vancouver Island Marmots.  Visitors will see many wild Canadian iconic animals  who live in the wetlands habitat. Zoo Keepers will share how they raise Canada’s rarest animals for release back into the wild. Your tickets includes includes and exlcusive tour, snacks and refreshments. This exclusive event is for Inspire Members only.

Thank you to those who attended the annual Inspire member DWCC tour. Watch for details next year on the 2018 tour!

Questions? Email [email protected].

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Adult Engage and Inspire members are eligible to attend the AGM.

Thank you to those members who attended the AGM on May 15, 2017.

Stay tuned for details on the next AGM.

Click here for all the AGM materials.

Questions? Email [email protected].

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