Join us as we celebrate Easter with Easter Eggstravaganza at the Zoo! Kids activities, crafts and games—including a zoo-nique Easter treasure hunt! And much more!! Free with Zoo admission. Check zoo website for more info!
• Calgary Zoo Address: 1300 Zoo Road (access via Memorial Drive) Calgary AB T2M 4R8 Fun Calgary Facts:
*Calgary is Canada’s third most densely populated city, and the largest in Alberta.
*The Calgary Stampede is Canada’s largest annual event.
*Calgary’s light-rail train system, the C-train, is completely wind powered and emission-free.
*Since the law has never been repealed, businesses in Alberta must provide rails for tying up horses
*The Calgary Stampede has been billed “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth” since its inception in 1912.
*Parts of the movies Superman II and Superman III were shot in Calgary, High River, and the Columbia Icefields. In fact, in Superman III, after the bad Superman ruins the bar by breaking bottles with flicked peanuts and melting the mirror with his heat vision, you can see the Calgary Tower and a C-Train in the background as he flies away!
*Alberta is the only Canadian province with no debt.
*The 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics were the first Olympic Games to turn a profit.
*Calgary means “clear water” in Gaelic.
*Information provided by Calgary Zoo, discover Calgary, friendsofthewildwest