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Rates, Tickets and Programs


Admission passes can be purchased for single visits, or as an annual pass for Storybook Gardens to suit you and your family’s needs. Events and children's programs exclusive to Storybook Gardens.


winter skating season until sunday february 24th (conditions permitting)

Regular Hours

Tuesday - Wednesday 2:00pm to 8:00pm*

Thursday - Friday 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am to 8:00pm

Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Monday Closed (open on Family Day, Monday February 18, from 10:00am to 5:00pm)

*on Tuesday February 12 skating is open from 2:00 to 5:00pm only


Child Admission - $3.50/ person

Adult Admission - $4.50/ person

Family Admission - $13.00/ two adults and two children

Infants (under 24 months) - Free

Purchase an Annual Fun Pass for $38.00/ person to enjoy unlimited visits on all general admission days for one full year from date of purchase!

Skate rentals available - $6.50/ pair

beavertails hours of operation

Regular Hours

Tuesday - Wednesday 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Saturday 11:00am to 8:00pm

Sunday 11:00am to 5:00pm

Monday, Thursday and Friday Closed


  • 1.Skaters 5 years of age or younger must wear a CSA approved helmet while skating. A full cage is recommended but is not required.
  • 2.No hockey sticks, pucks, or balls are allowed on the ice.
  • 3.No one is permitted on the ice who is not wearing skates. Adults wishing to support their child must walk around the edge of the skate trail.
  • 4.Skate aids are permitted on the ice at the discretion of the skate cruiser and or supervisor. Skate aids are not to be used by children or adults who do not need skating support.
  • 5.Sleds or toboggans are not permitted on the ice.
  • 6.Sturdy strollers are permitted on the ice under the control of a responsible adult who is a competent skater. Collapsible “umbrella" style strollers are too tipsy and are not permitted. The wheels of the stroller must be checked for grit or sand prior to moving on to the ice surface. Children in strollers do not require a helmet.
  • 7.Adults are not permitted to carry children while on the ice surface.
  • 8.Wheelchairs are permitted on the ice. The wheels must be checked for grit or sand prior to moving on to the ice surface.
  • 9.No food or beverages are allowed on to the ice surface. Please enjoy snacks and drinks while seated on a bench or around the campfire.
  • 10. Everyone must skate in the same direction.
  • 11. No tag, crack the whip or games of horse play.
  • 12. The use of electronic devices for listening to music, texting etc. while on the ice is not permitted.
  • 13. No smoking. Storybook Gardens is a smoke free environment.
  • 14. Visitors wearing skates must be on the ice or rubber mats only. Visitors are not to walk around on the "grass" areas while wearing skates, due to the presence of cords and wires underneath the snow layer.
  • 15. The skating patrol staff is on site to enforce these regulations and to ensure a safe skating environment for all patrons. The skate patrol has the authority from Storybook Gardens to have any person(s) not abiding by these regulations to be removed from the facility.



Provides admission into the park for one full year from the date of purchase.

Price is shown inclusive of taxes.


  • Unlimited year round general admission to the amusement park and ice skating attractions. Skate rentals are not included.
  • Free and discounted programs and events including Gnorbert's Nature Club! Gnorbert's Nature Club is a drop-off program offered on Saturday mornings from 9am-11am at Storybook Gardens starting in early June. Children will engage in ecology based open ended play in the Storybook environment. If your child enjoys playing outdoors, gardening, outdoor cooking, building with natural materials, campfires, exploring ponds, orienteering and learning about plants and animals your child will love it! Each program date requires individual registration. This program is offered exclusively to our Storybook annual pass holders for free.
  • 10% discount on purchases in the Treasure Chest Gift Shop* and Village Square Cafe* (minimum purchase of $10.00 required).


  • The annual pass and best value pass do not include admission on special program dates, such as the "Storyspook Halloween" program or the New Year's Eve Hoopla event.
  • This pass is not valid for use at Dotsy's Face painting.



Admission for one full year PLUS unlimited use of the amusement rides and archery for one full year from the date of purchase. Includes all the same pass holder benefits as our Fun Pass.

Price is shown inclusive of taxes. Amusement rides operate, conditions permitting, daily from Victoria Day in May to Labour Day, then weekends until Thanksgiving. AMUSEMENT RIDES Available from Victoria day to Labour day, and weekends until thanksgiving.

Amusement Rides operate weather permitting.

Height Restrictions

Carousel -No height restrictions. Parents accompanying a child to support them while riding do not require a ticket.
40 foot Ferris Wheel - Children must be 36 inches tall to ride the Ferris Wheel with an adult and 48 inches tall to ride alone.
Elephant Ride - Minimum height to ride without an adult is 36" children under must be accompanied by an adult and able to sit on their own.

Magic Carpet Slide - Children must be 36 inches tall to ride the slide and must be able to sit on their own.

Springbank Train Ride - No height restrictions. All passengers require a ticket except for children under 24 months.

Swings - Children must be 42 inches tall to ride the swings.

pre-registered Programs

Registration Information
Find a program that's right for you. Sign up early to avoid disappointment!

Browse through our online registration system or interactive Program Registration Guide to find a program that's right for you! It's the easiest and quickest way to get information and register for programs.

Visit the recreation program guide to Register for Storybook Programs!

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Storybook Gardens provides families with fun and special memories to last a lifetime. Open all year round, we have something for the whole family no matter the season. From the On the Riverbank Splash Pad in the Summer, a skate trail in the Winter, to rides, games, entertainment, and beautiful gardens, Storybook is a special destination for a family outing at any time of the year!

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Current Hours

Regular hours until Sunday February 24

Mondays Closed

Tues-Weds 2:00pm to 8:00pm*

Thurs-Fri 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Sat 10:00am to 8:00pm

Sun 10:00am to 5:00pm

* Tuesday February 12 2:00 to 5:00pm only

Storybook Gardens is open on Family Day, Monday February 18, from 10:00am to 5:00pm