Event Calendar

Sunset Goose Flights | SOLD OUT

Every Night @ Sunset

Reconnect with nature and watch the sky come to life as thousands of geese land after sunset in this breathtaking autumn ritual.

Silhouettes of geese fly over the lake at sunset

Take some time out on a crisp autumn evening to witness and experience the magic of fall migration from a new vantage point at FortWhyte Alive. Watch as the sun slowly disappears below the horizon and geese begin landing at sunset in a stunning display.

New this year

  • Concessions available Fridays-Sundays.
  • Limited tickets will be sold for each evening show.
  • With your ticket in hand, enjoy the show from a first-come first-served selection of physically distanced spots.
  • Drive-in spots are available for additional physical distancing.


  • Every evening from September 16 – October 18
  • Arrive 30 minutes before sunset. Plan accordingly using the nightly sunset calendar.



register for sunset goose flights

COVID Considerations

At this time, we are asking staff and volunteers showing any symptoms to stay home to protect our community. Programs may be cancelled or postponed if staff or volunteers are unavailable to lead them. All visitors registered for a program will be notified as far in advance of the cancellation as possible.

Please Note

Suggested as a great experience for all ages.

All trails and pedestrian/cycling gates will be closed at 5:30pm

Refund Policy: Please note that experiences at FortWhyte Alive are non-refundable, unless FortWhyte Alive cancels the program due to inclement weather or due to COVID measures. If your Sunset Goose Flight evening is cancelled you will be informed by 2 pm on the date that you are registered and you will be contacted directly to receive a refund. If you do not receive notice of cancellation, it is assumed the event is to go ahead as scheduled.

Generously sponsored by

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