Come and be a part of all the exciting activities taking place throughout the year at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Learn about the animals in their habitats while you play and have fun!
Zoominescence: a Festival of Light
Zoominescence 2023, presented by The King’s University, will stage a spectacular exhibition of artistic light installations within the unique setting of the Edmonton Valley Zoo. The festival's vision is to celebrate light, artistry, and imagination and the strong spirit of community in the winter. For more details including planned activities and event schedule, visit Zoominescence.
December 1-3 and 8-10, 2023 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays)
December 15-23 and 26-31, 2023
January 1-3, 2024
Note: Last admission is at 8:30pm, activities end at 9pm and the site begins closing at 9:30pm.
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Daily Animal Talks
Looking to get closer to some of our animals? Join us to meet and learn about one of the fascinating species that lives here at the zoo!
Animal Talk Schedule
Zebra Enclosure (Wander)
Four Winds Plaza
General admission applies to all events. All activities are free with general admission. Annual Zoo Membership Passes and Leisure Access Passes can be used for events that occur during regular operating hours.
Valley Zoo Development Society Events
The Valley Zoo Development Society, our non-profit society, also runs evening fundraising events at Edmonton Valley Zoo. These events, such as ZooFest, the Zoolander Fashion Show, Zoo Brew and Zoominescence, are coordinated through the Valley Zoo Development Society. More information on these events can be found at www.buildingourzoo.com/events.