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Posted on December 18

18 December 2022 (Calgary, AB) – ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, has been cancelled for tonight, December 18, 2022, due to extreme cold weather conditions. Indoor holiday dinner bookings will proceed this evening (December 18, 2022) as planned. Thank you for your understanding.

The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo will contact all ticket holders (including those with Snow Globe bookings) to provide impacted attendees with an alternate date to attend. Weather conditions are carefully monitored daily, and decisions to cancel are made the day of. ZOOLIGHTS will hopefully resume on December 19, 2022, weather dependent. 

The zoo will remain open for daytime visits and Safari Sunday Brunch will proceed today as scheduled. The North Gate opens at 9 am and the last entry for day admission and members is at 3 pm. Head to to learn more and grab your tickets.

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  • Smoke-free in 2023! The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo is transitioning to a non-smoking/non-vaping facility. These changes will take effect as of January 1, 2023.
  • The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo is closed on December 25, 2022.

For more information contact:
Alison Archambault
Director, Brand & Engagement
403.232.7766 | 403.919.9482 | [email protected]