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Assiniboine Park Zoo Closing for Annual Maintenance

January 4, 2020 8:14 AM | News

Brian Bowman - Journey to Churchill

Mayor Brian Bowman plays an unsuspecting Journey to Churchill tour guide in a television spot highlighting Winnipeg’s tourist destinations, including the Assiniboine Park Zoo. (YOUTUBE)

WINNIPEG — Assiniboine Park Zoo will be closed next week for annual maintenance.

From January 6-12, scheduled work includes minor repairs, painting, and deep cleaning in buildings throughout the zoo. Visitor services, retail, and food and beverage operations within the zoo will also be closed during this time.

Following the maintenance closure, the zoo will re-open at 9 a.m. on Monday, January 13.

The zoo is currently hosting the Zoo Lights Festival, which runs until Sunday, January 5.