Learn about our animals from the people who know them best! Weekend Zoo Chats take place every Saturday and Sunday.

February: Discovery Experience
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Kinsmen Discovery Centre

March: Gabbing with Gibbons
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Gibbon Pavilion


breakfast with bears

Breakfast with the Bears | Sunday, February 16 

Enjoy breakfast with a view from the Tundra Grill as you look out over Journey to Churchill and the polar bears that call it home. You’ll learn all about our polar bears at an exclusive Zoo Chat with one of our animal care professionals.

Location: Tundra Grill
Breakfast available for purchase: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Polar bear Zoo Chat: 10:30 a.m.



Louis Riel Day | Monday, February 17

Spend Louis Riel Day at the Zoo! Admission for adults and seniors is only $14. PLUS children ages 4 and under are FREE! 



Polar Bear Day | Saturday, February 29 - Leap Day!

Join us as we recognize International Polar Bear Day! Learn about these amazing creatures and take part in hands-on activities.

Admission for adults and seniors is only $14. Children ages 4 and under are FREE!

All activities will take place in Gateway to the Arctic from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.:

  • Zoo Chat: Learn about the polar bears at the Zoo from one of the animal care professionals that knows them best. The Zoo Chat will take place at 1:30 p.m.
  • Enrichment Station: See and feel examples of items that are used for polar bear enrichment here at the Zoo. Here you'll learn about the importance of enrichment programs.
  • Research Station: At this interactive activity station you can learn about the work done by APC’s Conservation & Research department.
  • Northern Explorer Station: Learn about polar bears and seals using bio facts.
  • Button Station: For a small donation, take home a pre-made northern species button, or make your own!
  • Craft Station: Get crafty using recycled materials.


Spring Break | March 28 - April 5

When school’s out, the Zoo is in! Have you ever wanted to know what a polar bear eats for breakfast? Or how high a snow leopard can jump? Or how many fingers a gibbon has? Learn this and so much more at our week-long featured Zoo Chats led by the animal care professionals that care for these species every day.