Nestled in Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park, in the heart of the sweeping Edmonton River Valley, the Edmonton Valley Zoo is home to more than 350 animals.
The Bodo Archaeological Center is located 35 km southeast of Provost, Alberta. It is one of Alberta's largest archaeological sites inhabited for over 5,000 years by Aboriginal bison hunters. The center is open daily from April 30th to August 31st and visitors can enjoy archaeology tours and camps.
Established in 1959, the University of Alberta Botanic Garden (Formerly Devonian Botanic Garden) is just 15-minutes from Edmonton. Be amazed by the wealth and diversity of nature at the stunning gardens– a must-visit for lovers of nature and beautiful things. With 80 acres of display gardens (and 110 additional acres of natural areas and ecological preserves), there’s tons to explore. Services include experienced staff familiar with working with groups, free parking, guided tram tours, an outdoor patio cafe and a charming gift shop. Numerous special events are held throughout the season, including the Kurimoto Japanese Garden Spring Festival, Date Nights, the Wild Mushroom Exposition and the annual Luminaria event, where thousands of candles light the pathways of the Japanese Garden in a breathtaking display.
Departing from Banff, the West Country Tour includes admission to the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary, lunch at the Water Valley Saloon, a tour of the Wild Horses of Alberta sanctuary, a wagon ride to see the local herd of wild horses, and honey mead tasting at the Fallen Timber craft meadery.
Participate in family-fun activities while visiting local businesses with the #ExploreParkland Passport. Bring your passport to participating businesses this summer to receive a special offer and a stamp. Prices start at $10. Restrictions apply.
Enjoy a mini vacation exploring some of Calgary's family-friendly attractions. Take your pick and enjoy 2 of the following: Calgary Zoo, Calaway Park, TELUS Spark Centre, or a $50 gift card to CrossIron Mills. Two day stay minimum. Price is based on one night.
Plan for a full day of fun for the whole family at Discovery Wildlife Park's Zoofest. Join us for free facepainting bounce rides toonie deals on hot dogs and cotton candy. There will also be great animal experiences for you to enjoy throughout the day. Zoofest is open to everyone and all special events are included with your regular admission.
Live music, children’s activities and Canada Day cake in a peaceful, relaxing setting. Half-price admission for Canadian Armed Forces personnel. Drop-in event activities; no registration is required. Some activities are while supplies last. Regular admission applies. Coupons and passes are eligible for this event.
A fun-filled family event. Meet beautiful butterflies from around the world in the Tropical Showhouse. Make bug and butterfly crafts, catch some interesting creatures with our nature interpreters, and learn about the fascinating world of butterflies. Dress up as your favorite bug or butterfly and spend a wonderful spring day outdoors with the butterflies at the Garden. Most activities are included with admission, nominal charge for some crafts. Drop-in event - no registration required. Craft activities are while supplies last. Passes and coupons are eligible for this event.