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Remembrance Day

Honouring Our Military

Posted on November 09

In tribute and to thank our Canadian military for their incredible service, past and present, the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo is pleased to offer a 50% discount on admission to members of the military (past and present) and their immediate family members accompanying them.

This offer is in effect for day admission on November 11 through to December 31, 2021 and for ZOOLIGHTS admission starting November 18 through to January 8, 2023 (some exclusions apply; see below). Past and present members of the military are asked to present a valid Veteran's Affairs (VA) Card, Service I.D. Card (regular force or reserves) or Military Card (CF1), along with photo I.D. on arrival at the zoo’s north gate. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance and are valid for the date of visit purchase only.

Exclusions

The following dates are excluded from day admission:

  • December 25: the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo is closed

The following dates are excluded from regular ZOOLIGHTS admission:

  • November 21: private event
  • November 23: Adults Only Night (18+) – this is a separately ticketed event*
  • November 29: private event
  • December 1: private event
  • December 25: the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo is closed
  • December 31: Zoo Year’s Eve (family-friendly) presented by Orange Frog – this is a separately ticketed event*
  • December 31: Zoo Year’s Eve Late Night (18+) presented by Orange Frog – this is a separately ticketed event*

*Please note that regular ZOOLIGHTS admission tickets, zoo passes or complimentary tickets will not be accepted for admission on these nights.

Lest we forget.