Sunday Winter Openings

Come take advantage of the unique experience of seeing the Magnetic Hill Zoo’s winter animals in a wintry setting, enjoy some free hot chocolate, and purchase some local maple products.

Administration and Admissions


125 Magic Mountain Rd, Moncton, NB E1G 4V7



Event Features

  • 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: Peccaries, bears, 2 types of deer, caribou, condors, cougars, jaguars, horses, tigers, leopard, alpacas, otters, goats, donkeys, Barbary sheep, and lions. Please note that the Zoo does not guarantee if any of these animals will choose to be outdoors

    Dates and Hours

    Dates: March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2020

    Hours: 11 am to 3 pm


    Ages 18+

    Ages 4-17

    Ages 0-3




    • Please not that only cash is accepted at this event. 
    • Complimentary passes are not included. 


    • 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.
    • For last minute event changes or possible cancellations, visit our Facebook page: