Daily Visitor Program Schedule

Create a unique experience every time you visit by taking in some of our daily programs at the zoo. Meet with a zookeeper or zoo interpreter to learn about the zoo’s amazing animals – see a skull, feel some fur or hear a great story!

All daily visitor programs are free with your zoo admission.

Daily Programs (Monday - Sunday)

Event Time Location
Creature Feature 10 a.m. Karsten Discovery Centre (Indoor)
Keeper Talk - Penguins 10:30 a.m.  Penguin Plunge (Indoor)
Feature Program 11 a.m. *Varies by date. See schedule below.
Animal Feeding 1 p.m. *Varies by animal. See schedule below.
Creature Feature 1 p.m. Karsten Discovery Centre (Indoor)
Keeper Talk - Hippos 1:30 p.m. Hippo Amphitheatre (Indoor)
Animal Feeding 2 p.m.  *Varies by animal. See schedule below.
Stories in the Rainforest 2:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday) TransAlta Rainforest (Indoor)
Caring for Primates  2:30 p.m. (Saturday-Sunday) TransAlta Rainforest (Indoor)


11 a.m. Feature Program schedule - daily at animal habitats

Dates Program Location
Sept 5 - Oct 31 Tiger Training Tiger Amphitheatre (Outdoor) 
Nov 1 - Jan 16 Gorilla Family Dynamics TransAlta Rainforest (Indoor)
Jan 17 - March 22 Penguin Walk Penguin Plunge (Outdoor)
Mid-March - May 18 Tiger Training Tiger Amphitheatre (Outdoor)

Animal Feeding schedule - daily at animal habitats

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1 p.m. Lemurs Tigers Otters Snow leopards Cougars Tigers Gorillas
2 p.m. Porcupines Meerkats Giraffes Rainforest aviary Red Pandas* Red River Hogs Otters

*Please note that below -20°C, red pandas may not be visible during feedings. Programs are subject to change or cancellation without notice.