Zoo Lights 2018-19

November 23, 2018

January 5, 2019

$14.95 to $19.95

Calgary Zoo, 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary


Events Description

Calgary’s brightest holiday tradition is back for its 21st year and is sure to be the most glow-tastic one yet. We’ll be glowing for seven weeks of perfect family-friendly fun that gives back to animal conservation. We’re committed to helping you enjoy this incredible event while making the world a better place.

See the 2 million Christmas lights at the Calgary Zoo.Bring your family and friends to skate, craft, get a picture with Santa and sip hot chocolate by the fire. Doing the planet some good by supporting conservation has never been so easy.

Wander both indoors and out with the ENMAX Conservatory activities and displays featuring Snow White, the evil queen and the seven stewards of the forest. Throughout our magically decorated topical oasis and surrounding gardens, you’ll find a Giant Gingerbread House, an Enchanted Forest, an Apple Wishing Tree, our Sustainability Factory with craft stations and Santa himself.


November 23, 2018 – January 5, 2019
excluding December 25 | 06:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Excluding Christmas Day

North gate entrance only. Gate close at 8:30 pm for admission. Gate stay open and start charging Zoolights pricing at 4:30 pm.


Calgary Zoo Lights 2018-19 Admission/Tickets pricing

General Admission (16 years and up) = $19.95 (plus GST)

Children (3-15 years old) = $14.95 (plus GST)

Save $3 per ticket between November 23 and December 20 and save $5 per transaction between December 21 and January 5.

How to get tickets?

  1. Online
  2. At the gate.


Calgary Zoo Location & Directions

North Gate alone will be open for Zoo lights.

Located in Bridgeland, Calgary zoo is just east of the city’s downtown and adjacent to the Inglewood and East Village neighbourhoods. It is accessible via Calgary’s C-Train (McKnight/Westwinds) route 202, by car via Memorial Drive and by bicycle and footpath via the Bow River pathway.


Wheel chair accessible.

Calgary zoo light parking – North Lot near the main entrance.
Paid parking – $10

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