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. Land of Lemurs member preview is just around the corner!
*Additional charges may apply

Monthly Member Mornings

(Engage & Inspire Members only – March to October)

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

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.

Only child, Engage, and Inspire members may attend member mornings.

Please Note: Connect Adult, Senior, Student and Guest members must UPGRADE to attend member mornings.

Enter through the main north entrance only.

Eligible Members:

  • Adult/Student/Senior/Guest Engage
  • Adult/Student/Senior/Guest Inspire
  • Child Connect
  • Child Engage
  • Child Inspire

July Member Morning

Join Outreach Education Manager Laura Glick for a morning focused on the power of trees and poop! From the rainforests of Madagascar to the river deltas in Ghana, discover how your membership is helping support community conservation while we talk hippos, lemurs and dung beetles.

Date: Saturday July 22, 2017

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Savannah Building

HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN A PRIZE! The first three people to meet Laura Glick in the Savannah building will be given a zoo prize package.

March 25Animals in the Canadian WildsSavannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Discovery Centre, Cequel Energy Lodge
April 8Campaign Head Quarter ActivitiesSavannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge
May 27Gorillas, family dynamic, and lemurs!Savannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
June 10Sustainability & BiomimicrySavannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
July 22Community ConservationSavannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
August 19EurasiaSavannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
September TBDTBDSavannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
October 15TBDSavannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre

Inspire Member-Only Tours


July Inspire Tour

Take a tour of the Dorothy Harvie Gardens. Learn more about the native plants found in the gardens at the zoo and what plants are bred by Canadian breeders.

Date: Sunday July 30, 2017

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Registration: Registration opens on Monday July 17 at 5 p.m. Please email with the names and membership numbers of attendees.

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 each 2017 inspire tour!

Stay tuned for details on more 2017 tours.

January 2017ZOOLIGHTS
February 2017Penguin Tour
March 2017Vet Tour
April 2017Canadian Wilds
May 2017Gorilla Tour
June 2017Butterflies
July 2017Dorothy Harvie Gardens
August 2017Northern Leopard Frog Research Update
September 2017Eurasia
October 2017Lemurs
November 2017Animal Health Centre
December 2017Conservation Update

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 visit includes snacks and refreshments. This exclusive event is for Inspire Members only. The next tour will be held in the Fall of 2017.

Land of Lemurs Member Preview

Engage and Inspire members will have the opportunity to experience Land of Lemurs exhibit prior to our grand opening on July 5!

June 28 – July 2, 2017
11 a.m. – 5:25 p.m.

Eligible Members:

  • Child Connect
  • Child Engage
  • Child Inspire
  • Adult/Student/Senior/Guest Engage
  • Adult/Student/Senior/Guest Inspire

Eligible members must present identification and their membership card at the Land of Lemurs entrance to gain access. Registration is not required.

Only eligible active members are allowed to attend during previews.

PLEASE NOTE: Adult/Student/Senior/Guest Connect Gate Pass Holders must upgrade their membership to attend during the preview days. No exceptions.

Land of Lemurs is located in Destination Africa past the lion habitat.

Thank you for supporting wildlife conversation and the launch of Land of Lemurs. People and lemurs in Madagascar depend on forests for their livelihoods.  We all play a part in helping protect and care for forests around the world.

Questions about the Land of Lemurs member preview? Email

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

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