Cranbrook History Centre Wildlife Festival

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024

CRANBROOK – SEE A SLOTH! Hug a boa constrictor. Pet a Wallaroo! See the world’s largest porcupine!  All this and more as the Wildlife Festival debuts in Cranbrook with a not to be missed event May 17 – 19!

Featuring 3 Exhibits!

Living Dragons – Explore the mythical world of dragons and learn about their reptilian connections.

Welcome to the Jungle – Meet sloths, snakes, and other animals that inhabit the world’s jungles.

Diversity of Living Things – Be mesmerized by the marvels of evolution and adaptation, and interact with the animal kingdom’s intricate tapestry.

Friday, May 17th -1:00pm to 6:30 pm (General Admission) 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Adults Only)

Saturday May 18th – 11:00 to 6:00
Sunday May 19th – 10:00 to 5:00

Day Passes:

  • Kids 3 and under – FREE
  • General Admission – $16 in advance, $20 at the door
  • Adults Only Night – $26 in advance, $30 at the door


  • Photos with animals
  • Feeding sessions
  • VIP Experience (BEST VALUE!)

Adults Only Night

Join the CHC Friday from 7 pm – 9 pm for Adults Only Night. Featuring a special adult-only show, and special experiences. It is the ultimate date night or friends’ night out for the animal lover. Includes early admission for the general festival. (18+).

VIP Experience

A small group guided experience with all of our animals including a private sloth encounter.  No additional experience purchase is required. A $185 value! $150/person in advance, $175 onsite. Limited Tickets Available per day. Sessions at the beginning and end of each day.

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