Honouring Our Military

Posted on November 09

In tribute and to thank our Canadian military for their incredible service, past and present, the 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 starting November 11 through to December 31, 2020 and for ZOOLIGHTS admission  starting November 20 through to January 3, 2021 (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 Calgary Zoo’s north gate. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance and are valid for the date of visit only.


The following dates are excluded from day admission:

  • December 25 - the Calgary Zoo is closed

The following dates are excluded from regular ZOOLIGHTS admission:

  • November 24 - Adults Night Out (18+) - this evening requires a separate admission ticket
  • December 25 - the Calgary Zoo is closed

Lest we forget.