MOOSE

Meet the Manitoba Moose | Sunday October 20

Meet your favourite players from the Manitoba Moose hockey team at the Zoo! The entire team will be on site from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. to sign autographs, take photos and meet fans. Mick E. Moose will be here too!
 



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WEEKEND ZOO CHATS

Learn about our animals from the people who know them best! Weekend Zoo Chats take place every Saturday and Sunday.
 

October: Snow Leopard Secrets
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Snow Leopard Habitat

November: Wolf Wonders
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Wolf Habitat

December: Polar Bears on Patrol
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location:Tundra Grill




HALLOWEEN

Trick-or-Treat at the Zoo | October 26 & 27

Dress up in costume and take part in family-friendly trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo during your visit!

Visit the following Trick-or-Treat stations in the Zoo from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm:

  • Wolf habitat
  • Arctic Fox habitat in Journey to Churchill
  • Inside Gateway to the Arctic
  • Polar bear habitat
  • McFeetors Heavy Horse Centre
  • Gibbon Pavilion
  • Toucan Ridge
  • Stingray Beach

PLUS:

  • Look for a variety of animals that will be celebrating Halloween with special pumpkin treats!
  • Visit Cinderella and Vampirina on Saturday, and Captain Hook and Malificent on Sunday from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Gateway to the Artcic.
  • Winston the polar bear will be making appearances at Gateway to the Arctic on Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.



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Snow Leopard Weekend | November 2 & 3

Help us create awareness for an endangered species here at the Zoo – snow leopards! Take part in family-friendly activities and learn more about these amazing creatures and what you can do to help them in the wild.

Games & Activities

11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Gateway to the Arctic

  • Let's see if you can jump as far as a snow leopard! Enjoy a variety of games and activities that will help you learn more about snow leopards!
  • Selfie Station: Dress up like a snow leopard and take a fun photo with friends or family. 
  • Face Painting: Get your snow leopard spots! Choose from a variety of face painting designs.

Fundraising Activities
All fundraising initiatives will support Snow Leopard Trust

  • Make your own snow leopard button from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. 
  • All cats, big and small, love toys! Assiniboine Park Zoo volunteers have hand-made small cat toys that you can take home with a donation.

 




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Remembrance Day Weekend | November 9 – 11

All military personnel and their families receive free admission all weekend long. (Specific identification requirements are in place for this promotion. Please see Visitor Services for more information.)

PLUS on Monday, November 11 admission for youth, adults and seniors is only $14 and children 4 years and under are FREE!




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Breakfast with the Bears | Sunday, November 17

Enjoy breakfast with a view from the Tundra Grill as you look out over Journey to Churchill and the polar bears that call it home. You’ll learn all about our polar bears at an exclusive Zoo Chat with one of our animal care professionals.

Location: Tundra Grill
Breakfast available for purchase: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Polar bear Zoo Chat: 10:30 a.m.




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Black Friday Discount Weekend | November 29 – Dec 1

Admission for youth, adults, and seniors is only $14. PLUS children 4 years and under receive FREE admission.

Discounted tickets must be purchased in person at the Zoo entrance and cannot be combined with other offers. The Zoo is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.




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Breakfast with the Bears | Sunday, December 15

Enjoy breakfast with a view from the Tundra Grill as you look out over Journey to Churchill and the polar bears that call it home. You’ll learn all about our polar bears at an exclusive Zoo Chat with one of our animal care professionals.

Location: Tundra Grill
Breakfast available for purchase: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Polar bear Zoo Chat: 10:30 a.m.




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Happy Holidays at the Zoo | December 21 – January 4

Looking for something to do over the break while the kids are out of school? Visit the Zoo! All children under the age of 12 receive FREE admission to the Zoo during winter break, December 21 - January 4.