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
Nature Walk 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (weekends only, July 1 - August 27) Canadian Wilds entrances: near wolves and Cequel Energy Lodge (Outdoor)
Creature Feature 10 a.m. (weekends only) Karsten Discovery Centre (Indoor)
Keeper Talk - Penguins 10:30 a.m.  Penguin Plunge (Indoor)
Gorilla Family Dynamics 11 a.m. TransAlta Rainforest (Outdoor, indoor in poor weather)
Tiger Training  11:30 a.m. Tiger Amphitheatre (Outdoor) 
Incredible birds 12 p.m. Penguin Plunge (Outdoor)
Animal Feeding 1 p.m. *Varies by animal. See schedule below.
Creature Feature 1 p.m. Karsten Discovery Centre (Indoor)
Grizzly Bear Training  1:30 p.m. Grizzly bear Amphitheatre (Outdoor)
Animal Feeding 2 p.m.  *Varies by animal. See schedule below.
Gorilla Family Dynamics 2:30 p.m. TransAlta Rainforest (Outdoor, indoor in poor weather)


Animal Feeding schedule - daily at animal exhibits

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1 p.m. Whooping cranes Tigers Flamingos Japanese serows Cougars Tigers Hippos
2 p.m. Giraffes Wild boars Otters Penguins Cichlid fish Red River Hogs Red Pandas

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