The Wildlife Festival: Meet a Sloth

February, 03 - 05 2023
Tickets: $17.00 - $30.00

Red Deer Billoard 2023

The Wildlife Festival: Meet a Sloth

The Wildlife Festival is returning to Parkland Pavilion at Westerner Park February 3 - 5, 2023.

Featuring three exhibits:

• Diversity of Living Things – Discover the similarities and differences of the different types of animals that call earth home.
• This is Africa – Learn about the planet’s 2nd largest continent.
• Journey to the Amazon – The worlds largest rainforest comes to life.

Two unique half-hour, hands-on educational programs:
• Cold Blooded Amazon – Learn about the creatures that call the Amazon home.
• Diversity of living things: Mammals – Learn about kangaroos, sugar gliders and much more.


ADULTS ONLY NIGHT (19+): Join us Friday from 7pm – 9pm for Adults Only Night. Featuring a special adult only show, alcohol service, and special experiences. The ultimate date night or friends’ night out for the animal lover. Includes early admission for the general festival.

Friday February 3rd - 1:00 to 6:30pm (General Admission) 7:00pm – 9:00pm (Adults Only)
Saturday February 4th - 11:00 to 6:00
Sunday February 5th - 10:00 to 5:00

WHERE: Westerner Park @ Parkland Pavilion. 4847A 19 Street Red Deer, AB

Single Admission: $17.00 in Advance, $21.00 at the door. Kids 3 and under Free.
Adults Only Night: $25 in advance. $30 at the door.

Add on Animal Experiences: Pet/feed a wallaby. Feed a porcupine. Hug a boa. Includes photo opportunity with your camera. $20 - $50 per person, per experience.

VIP Experience – a small group guided experience with the sloths and many of our animals. $150/person in advance ($175 onsite). VERY Limited Tickets Available per day. One session at the start of the day and one at the end of the day.

FINANCIAL: If you, or a nature lover you know, is unable to buy general admission tickets due to financial circumstances, please email us at [email protected] to make special arrangements.
SENSITIVITY: If you have children who have difficulty with crowds or noise, they and their families are invited to a special quiet hour, free of charge, starting at 10am Saturday.


Please note, event details are provided by the event organizer and may change without notice. 

Parking fees will no longer be charged for events happening at Westerner Park. Instead, a small facility fee on each ticket will be implemented. The new fee structure will lower the overall cost to guests while helping keep Westerner Park financially sustainable. Click here for more details.


February 03 - 05, 2023
Tickets: $17.00 - $30.00

Event Parking

Parking is now free for Westerner Park events.

For more information about the new fee structure and lower overall cost, please click here.


* When standard parking fees are in effect