Pandas set new zoo attendance record

The Calgary Zoo set an all-time attendance record in May 2018, welcoming 190,067 visitors during the month.

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Laying Down New Roots

The Calgary Zoo boasts more than 7,000 trees in its care, and in the last three years, 440 large caliper deciduous trees and large conifers have been added to the zoo grounds.

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Calgary Zoo Unveils World-Class Panda Habitat

The Calgary Zoo proudly opens the most advanced giant panda habitat in the world, Panda Passage. The stunning state-of-the-art building will house the four giant pandas, Da Mao, Er Shun, Jia Panpan...

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All-You-Can-Eat Bamboo, Direct from China

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Zoo's giant pandas don't have to wait until their birthdays or major holidays to receive care packages from home. In fact, packages arrive twice a week from China thanks to...

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Calgary Zoo zeros in on guests

With record crowds expected for the giant pandas, the Calgary Zoo is launching three new ticketing initiatives that will give people more choice in planning their visit. This includes a wider range of...

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Paving The Way For Pandas

After years of planning, and $100 million in upgrades, the Calgary Zoo announced that it will open the doors to its new state-of-the-art Panda Passage on May 7, 2018.

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Waddlers Unite - Penguin Walk Returns

The Calgary Zoo’s highly anticipated Penguin Walk is back for another year of waddling wonder, starting Wednesday January 17, 2018.

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The glow starts here

Calgary’s brightest holiday tradition is back celebrating its 20th year and is sure to be the most glow-tastic one yet.

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Honouring Our Military

To recognize the incredible service of our Canadian military, past and present, the Calgary Zoo is pleased to offer 50 per cent off admission to members of the military and their immediate family...

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Halloween marks treats and a special debut

With Halloween around the corner, it’s time to treat some of the zoo’s animal residents with special enrichment and to introduce the newest member of the Eurasia section. “Enrichment is a crucial...

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First Greater Sage-Grouse Reproduce in Human Care in Canada

Calgary, AB – In an effort to bolster the wild greater sage-grouse population in Canada, the Calgary Zoo is proud to announce the successful breeding and hatching of sage-grouse at its Devonian...

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New Partnership to Safeguard Future Wildlife

The Calgary Zoo is teaming up with one of Alberta's most beloved conservationists to support the urgent effort to save endangered animals in Canada and around the world. The zoo has announced the...

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