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Sunday Winter Openings

The Friends of the Zoo proudly present the 2018 Sunday Winter Openings at the Magnetic Hill Zoo!

The Zoo will be open on Sundays in March, from 11am to 3pm, weather and conditions permitting. 

List of activities

  • Visit the outdoor winter hardy animals*
  • Visit the zoo animals in the Ecodome and the Imaginarium
  • Play at the playground
  • Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate (available to everyone while supplies last)
  • Enjoy a free cookie (available to kids 12 years and under while supplies last)
  • Buy maple snow candy or taffy cones from the Mobile Sugar Bush

* Although all our animals are always given access to their indoor quarters during below freezing temperatures, here is a list of animals that often choose to remain outdoors. Please note that the Zoo does not guarantee if any of these animals will choose to be outdoors. Peccaries, bears, 2 types of deer, rheas, cougars, jaguars, horses, tigers, leopard, turkeys, alpacas, otters, goats, donkeys, Barbary sheep, and lions.


  • March 4
  • March 11
  • March 18
  • March 25


  • 11 am to 3 pm
  • must exit by 3:45 pm 


  • $3 - Children (4-11 years)
  • $3 - Youth (12-17 years)
  • $5 - Adults (18+ years)
  • Free - Toddlers (0-3 years) 
  • Cash only, no debit or credit. However, the ATM will be available.
  • No passes accepted.

For more information

  • 506-877-7722
  • zoo.education@moncton.ca

For last minute event changes or possible cancellations: 
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Friends of the Zoo

SUNDAY WINTER OPENINGS is a production of the Friends of the Zoo. The Friends of the Zoo is the Zoo’s volunteer organization which seeks to raise funds to better the animal enclosures at the Magnetic Hill Zoo.