Penguin Walk at Calgary Zoo 2020

2020 marks the 8th and biggest year of the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk! The king penguin colony heads out on zoo grounds for a daily enrichment walk in the winter months and visitors get to experience the fun!

When: Daily at 11:00 a.m., weather permitting*
Where: Outside Penguin Plunge

This incredible program allows visitors to get an up-close look at the group of king penguins as they explore, exercise, and waddle their way through the zoo. This is a free-choice activity for the penguins and is subject to weather conditions*.

*Please note – if the temperature warms above +5ºC, drops to below -25ºC, or the wind exceeds 20km/h, the Penguin Walk will be cancelled for the safety of the penguins. Please check the zoo’s website homepage and social media channels for any updates to the walk due to weather.

Tickets: Zoo Admission pricing (see website)


While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.

Location: Calgary Zoo - 1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary