Pet a wallaby! Poke a porcupine! Pet a python! Make friends with a parrot! You’ll find these and many more amazing animals at the Wildlife Festival from April 29 – May 1, 2022. The YYC Nature Centre, Cobb’s Adventure Park, and Cobb’s Exotic Animal Rescue are bringing you this not-to-be-missed event.

Find three featured exhibits:

o Welcome to the Jungle – Learn about the importance of our planet’s rainforests
o Australia Down Under – Experience some of Australia’s charismatic wildlife
o Responsibly Exotic – Responsible care of exotic pets

You’ll also find two unique half-hour, hands-on educational programs:

o Cold Blooded Creatures: Meet a giant snake, tortoise, and more!
o Mammals & Birds: Learn about Parrots as pets and meet marsupials!

Admission is $16 in advance and $18 at the door. Kids 3 and under are free. Or enjoy VIP Experiences, with a 15-minute behind-the-scenes visit! Have a hands-on exclusive experience, take photos, and ask the keepers anything. VIP Experiences are limited and held after each stage show. Choose either the Parrot and Mammal Experience or the Reptile experience. The cost is $50 in advance including admission.


FINANCIAL: If you are unable to buy tickets due to financial circumstances, please email to make special arrangements.
SENSITIVITY: If you have children who have difficulty with crowds or noise, you are invited to a special quiet hour, free of charge, starting at 9 am Saturday.

The Wildlife Festival:

When: April 29 – May 1, 2022
Time: April 29, 1 – 8 pm; April 30, 10 am – 6 pm; May 1, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Nutrien Event’s Centre Stampede Grounds
Address: 1800 Stampede Trail SE, Calgary, AB