Archived Notifications

  1. The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today (February 11)

    Thu, 02/11/2021 - 9:27 am

    The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, February 11, 2021, due to extreme cold weather conditions. We have set specific weather parameters for the walk to ensure the birds' safety and welfare. We are hopeful to resume the Penguin Walk tomorrow if parameters are met. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  2. The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today (February 10)

    Wed, 02/10/2021 - 9:29 am

    The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, February 10, 2021, due to extreme cold weather conditions. We have set specific weather parameters for the walk to ensure the birds' safety and welfare. We are hopeful to resume the Penguin Walk tomorrow if parameters are met. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  3. The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today (February 9)

    Tue, 02/09/2021 - 9:03 am

    The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, February 9, 2021, due to extreme cold weather conditions. We have set specific weather parameters for the walk to ensure the birds' safety and welfare. We are hopeful to resume the Penguin Walk tomorrow if parameters are met. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  4. The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today (February 8)

    Mon, 02/08/2021 - 9:26 am

    The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, February 8, 2021, due to extreme cold weather conditions. We have set specific weather parameters for the walk to ensure the birds' safety and welfare. We are hopeful to resume the Penguin Walk tomorrow if parameters are met. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  5. The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today (February 7)

    Sun, 02/07/2021 - 9:43 am

    The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, February 7, 2021, due to extreme cold weather conditions. We have set specific weather parameters for the walk to ensure the birds' safety and welfare. We are hopeful to resume the Penguin Walk tomorrow if parameters are met. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  6. Canadian Wilds will be closed to the general public on Sunday, Jan 24 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

    Thu, 01/21/2021 - 9:46 am

    For those of you planning on visiting the Calgary Zoo this Sunday, please note that the Canadian Wilds will be closed to the general public from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 24th, 2021 to support our special experience, Winter FOCUSED. which is taking place in the Canadian Wilds during this time.

    All other outdoor areas of the zoo will not be impacted by this event so there is still plenty to see and do during your visit. The Canadian Wilds will be open to you at 11:00 a.m. when Winter Focused ends. 

    A friendly reminder that:

    • Timed tickets are required and must be purchased online in advance. Tickets are not sold onsite. 
    • Our indoor animal habitats & buildings are currently closed, with the exception of retail shops and washrooms, in accordance with provincial health and safety measures. 
    • We continue to operate daily under the enhanced public safety precautions including: remaining an outdoor-only space, reduced visitor capacity to 15%, advanced timed tickets required, recommended one-way path flow on the island, masks strongly recommended everywhere at the zoo & mandatory indoors (washrooms), and physical distancing will be strictly enforced by staff.

    We appreciate your understanding and look forward to warmly welcoming you!

  7. The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today (January 18)

    Mon, 01/18/2021 - 9:32 am

    The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, January 18, 2021, due to winds outside of the penguin walk parameters. 

    We have set specific weather parameters for the walk to ensure the birds' safety and welfare.

    We are hopeful to resume the Penguin Walk tomorrow if parameters are met. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  8. The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today (Jan 15)

    Fri, 01/15/2021 - 9:39 am

    The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, January 15, 2021, due to winds outside of the penguin walk parameters. 

    We have set specific weather parameters for the walk to ensure the birds' safety and welfare. 

    We are hopeful to resume the Penguin Walk tomorrow if parameters are met. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  9. Building Closure Update: Panda Market gift shop is closed today (Jan 6)

    Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:59 pm

    If you're headed to the zoo today (Jan 6) for a daily zoo visit or ZOOLIGHTS this evening, please note that our Panda Market gift shop is closed today (Jan 6) for inventory. If you're looking for a souvenir or a special gift for a wildlife enthusiast, please stop by our North Gift Shop, located at the north entrance beside Penguin Plunge, which is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

  10. We're Open For ZOOLIGHTS and Zoo Visits!

    Sat, 12/26/2020 - 9:24 am

    ZOOLIGHTS has been extended to January 10, 2021 to give Calgarians extra time to enjoy this magical holiday tradition! We're also still open for daily zoo visits!

    We will continue to operate, daily and during ZOOLIGHTS, under the enhanced public safety precautions including: remaining an outdoor-only space, reduced visitor capacity to 15%, advanced timed tickets required, recommended one-way path flow on the island, masks strongly recommended everywhere at the zoo & mandatory indoors (washrooms), and physical distancing will be strictly enforced by staff. We look forward to warmly welcoming you!