Boy at Zoo in winter

Northern Explorer Month at Assiniboine Park Zoo | February

Come to the Zoo for Northern Explorer Month! Starting February 1, pay for one regular admission and come the entire month of February for FREE! In addition, a variety of family-friendly activities and zookeeper talks are planned where visitors will learn about polar bears, climate change, and what actions you can take to positively impact the environment.

We'll be posting the full schedule of events and activities soon. Please check back!

zookeeper with snake


Learn about our animals from the people who know them best! Every month we will feature a different Zoo animal. Weekend keepers talks are offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 am and 2 pm with some exceptions. Please see monthly schedule below for details.

November: Jungle fun with plants and animals from South and Central America | Toucan Ridge

December: Holiday charm with heavy horse keeper talks (Saturdays and Sundays at 11 am) and wagon rides (click here for schedule) | McFeetors Heavy Horse Centre

January: Cool and creepy January with amphibians, fish, birds and more | Kinsmen Discovery Centre

February: Northern Explorer Month with Arctic species | Journey to Churchill

March: Asian expedition with camels and tigers | camel and tiger enclosures, Animals of Asia

April: Hanging with gibbons | gibbon enclosure, Animals of Asia

Wagon Rides at the McFeetors Heavy Horse Centre
Saturday & Sunday | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tickets are $3/person and can be purchased from a kiosk at the Heavy Horse barn.