Hours & Rates

Closure Notice: The Shirley Richardson Butterfly Garden and canopy walkway at The Leaf are closed for general maintenance. We expect to re-open in the next few days.


Tickets to visit the biomes at The Leaf are time and date specific.

Purchase tickets online in advance to ensure availability. Tickets can be purchased at the gate, however, we cannot guarantee availability upon your arrival due to capacity limitations. 

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Hours of Operation

The Leaf is open seven days a week. 

The Leaf Biomes 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
(final entry 8:00 pm)
The Leaf Coffee Bar 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Gather Craft Kitchen and Bar 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Temporary Biome Closures
The Leaf biomes will be closed temporarily four to five times per year to allow for display changes. 

Upcoming closures: 
May 29 - 31, September 11 - 13

Biome Admission Rates

Purchase tickets online in advance to reserve your visit and save! 

Gate Rate Online Rate
Adults (18-59) $15.50 $15.00
Seniors (60+) $13.50 $13.00
Students (with valid student ID) $13.50 $13.00
Children (3-17) $8.50 $8.25
Children 2 and under Free Free

Rates do not include GST. Tickets are non-refundable, cannot be sold, and will not be replaced if expired, destroyed, lost or stolen.



Members enjoy unlimited visits to Assiniboine Park Zoo or The Leaf! Inspire and Inspire Conservation members can experience the wonders of the animal kingdom and the beauty of plants and nature at both incredible attractions. Memberships are a perfect option for regular visitors.

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Holiday Hours

The Leaf will operate with reduced hours on the following dates:

  • November 11 (Remembrance Day): Open 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 25 (Christmas Day): CLOSED

The Leaf is open regular hours of operation on all other holidays including: Louis Riel Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Terry Fox Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Know Before You Go

Before your visit to The Leaf, please click here to review our rules and guidelines regarding code of conduct, photography, permitted items, and more. Admission to the The Leaf affirms your agreement to abide by these rules.

Gardens at The Leaf Hours

The outdoor Gardens at The Leaf are free to visit. The Indigenous Peoples Garden, Sensory Garden, Performance Garden, and The Grove are open 24 hours. The Kitchen Garden and Seasonal Gardens are open from 9:00 am - dusk.

Support Workers

When a person who requires a support worker visits The Leaf, that individual pays the full admission rate, however the support person may enter free of charge as they are accompanying someone who could not visit without support. Assiniboine Park Conservancy also works in conjunction with the Easter Seals’ Access 2 Entertainment program. Support workers are not required to purchase a ticket online in advance, but must be prepared to identify themselves at the gate.

Canadian Forces Appreciation Program

Assiniboine Park Conservancy is proud to participate in the Canadian Forces Appreciation Program. Program members must present their CFOne Card at The Leaf entrance to receive 10% off gate admission rates. Discounted tickets must be purchased at the gate. Discount applies only to CFOne cardholders. Discount can also be applied to the purchase of an individual, dual, or family membership. CFOne Cards for all individuals covered by a membership must be presented at the time of purchase. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or promotions.

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