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.

Mark your calendars

Mark your calendars for these special events* throughout the year:
*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

(April)

Easter family fun at the Calgary Zoo.
 

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Mother's Day Brunch

(May)

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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ZOOLIGHTS

(December)

Winter family fun 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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Dinosaurs Alive

(March to October)

Dinosaur 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

(June)

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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ILLUMINASIA Lantern & Garden Festival

(September to November)

Chinese lantern and garden festival fun at the Calgary Zoo.

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Zoo Year's Eve

(December)

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

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Engage & Inspire Members-Only Monthly Mornings

Member mornings will resume in 2017 from March to October. Stay tuned for more details.

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.

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
DateThemeOpen Buildings
MarchTBDSavannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
April
 TBD
Savannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
May
 TBD
Savannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
June
 TBD
Savannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
July
 TBD
Savannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
August
 TBD
Savannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
September
 TBD
Savannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre
OctoberTBDDiscovery Centre, Savannah, ENMAX Conservatory, Cequel Energy Lodge, Discovery Centre

Inspire Member-Only Tours

ALL ATTENDEES MUST BE CURRENT INSPIRE MEMBERS

January Inspire Tour

Join Special Events Advisor Roz Freeman on a tour of ZOOLIGHTS. Learn what it takes to build this event each year and learn how all the new elements of ZOOLIGHTS 2016 came together.

Date: Thursday January 5, 2017

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

How to Register: Registration opens up December 29 at 5 p.m. Email memberships@calgaryzoo.com to register.

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.

December 2016Biofact Tour
January 2017ZOOLIGHTS
February 2017Vet Tour
March 2017ENMAX Conservatory
April 2017Canadian Wilds
May 2017Gorilla Tour
June 2017Butterflies
July 2017Dorothy Harvie Gardens
August 2017Eurasia
September 2017Penguins
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.

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 30, 2016.

The next AGM will be held on May 15, 2017. Stay tuned for details.

Click here for all the AGM materials.

Questions? Email Memberships@calgaryzoo.com.

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