Red Panda

Red Panda Weekend | September 1 & 2

Join us for a weekend of fun in honour of International Red Panda Day. Visit our activity stations to learn all about these amazing and beautiful creatures from our passionate Zoo team. Enjoy face painting, special keeper talks, fun photo booths, and more! You can also bid on a one-of-a-kind piece of art made by one of our very talented red pandas. Watch for more details coming soon.


visitors meeting heavy horse

DAILY ZOO CHATS | MAY 19 -SEPTEMBER 3

Learn about our animals from the people who know them best! Our summer schedule of daily Zoo Chats runs through the September long weekend. Each month, we focus on a different conservation message. Get the most out of your experience and take in one or more of these Zoo Chats on your next Zoo visit!
 
  • MAY/JUNE – BIODIVERSITY
  • JULY – CLIMATE CHANGE & HABITATS
  • AUGUST – WATER STEWARDSHIP

  • Wagon Rides Daily are offered daily from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at the McFeetors Heavy Horse Centre. Tickets are $3 / person and can be purchased at the kiosk located at the exhibit. 
  • A keeper will be available all day at the Kinsmen Discovery Barn to answer your questions.
  • Butterfly Talks begin on June 23. 
 

Parks Canada - Wapusk interpreters
Parks Canada

MORE TO EXPERIENCE WITH PARKS CANADA AT THE ZOO | JULY + AUGUST

Riding Mountain National Park | Sundays, Mondays & Thursdays

Discover Riding Mountain National Park while visiting the Zoo! This national park is a great destination for viewing wildlife and an important ecological sanctuary for many of the forest and grassland species found at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.

Wapusk National Park | Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays

Wapusk National Park protects one of the earth’s largest polar bear denning areas, and is home to the Cape Churchill Caribou Herd. This park, on the shores of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba, is an important natural laboratory, attracting researchers from around the world.
  
  • SUNDAYS | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM
  • MONDAYS | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM
  • TUESDAYS | 11:30 AM TO 3:00 PM (BEGINNING JULY 10)
  • WEDNESDAYS | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM
  • THURSDAYS | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM
  • FRIDAYS | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM
  • SATURDAYS | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM