EVENTS CALENDAR

July 2016
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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

6

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden - The Katy Vernon Band

Visitor Center Courtyard
7/26/2016
6:00 pm

While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games. Pack the dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities on the Visitor Center lawn.

Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

8

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

9

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/26/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden - The Morning Kings

Visitor Center Courtyard
7/26/2016
6:00 pm

While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games. Pack the dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities on the Visitor Center lawn.

Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden featuring Jaedyn James & The Hunger

Visitor Center Courtyard
7/26/2016
6:00 pm

While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games. Pack the dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities on the Visitor Center lawn.

Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment

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**We Will Be Closing at 3:00 To Prepare for Travelers Sunset Affair**

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
12:00 am

TODAY, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory will cut its visiting hours short by three hours–but it’s for a very good cause. On July 21 at 3 p.m., Como will close to allow our team of volunteers to prepare for Travelers Sunset Affair, the biggest fundraiser of the year to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Travelers Sunset Affair

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
5:30 pm

Travelers Sunset Affair is the highlight of Como Park Zoo and Conservatory’s social calendar. It attracts over 400 of the Twin Cities most influential leaders, representing business, government, media, philanthropy and the arts. Always an entertaining evening, this high-caliber event raises funds to help make possible improved animal exhibits, beautiful gardens and daily educational programs provided free of charge to all visitors.

The Zoo and Conservatory will be closing at 3:00 PM in preparation of Sunset Affair. MORE

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Butterflies of North America

Exhibit Gallery
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Butterflies of North America, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through September 5. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

With close to 700 different species of butterflies found throughout the US and Canada, this photo exhibit is a small sampling of 40 different species, some common and some less common, showing their vast diversity and beauty.

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Butterflies of North America

Exhibit Gallery
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Butterflies of North America, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through September 5. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

With close to 700 different species of butterflies found throughout the US and Canada, this photo exhibit is a small sampling of 40 different species, some common and some less common, showing their vast diversity and beauty.

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Butterflies of North America

Exhibit Gallery
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Butterflies of North America, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through September 5. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

With close to 700 different species of butterflies found throughout the US and Canada, this photo exhibit is a small sampling of 40 different species, some common and some less common, showing their vast diversity and beauty.

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Butterflies of North America

Exhibit Gallery
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Butterflies of North America, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through September 5. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

With close to 700 different species of butterflies found throughout the US and Canada, this photo exhibit is a small sampling of 40 different species, some common and some less common, showing their vast diversity and beauty.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden ~ The Auctioneers

Visitor Center Courtyard
7/26/2016
6:00 pm

While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games. Pack the dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities on the Visitor Center lawn. Food, ice cream, soda, beer, and wine will be available to purchase.

Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment

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Butterflies of North America

Exhibit Gallery
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Butterflies of North America, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through September 5. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

With close to 700 different species of butterflies found throughout the US and Canada, this photo exhibit is a small sampling of 40 different species, some common and some less common, showing their vast diversity and beauty.

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Butterflies of North America

Exhibit Gallery
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Butterflies of North America, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through September 5. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

With close to 700 different species of butterflies found throughout the US and Canada, this photo exhibit is a small sampling of 40 different species, some common and some less common, showing their vast diversity and beauty.

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Butterflies of North America

Exhibit Gallery
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Butterflies of North America, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through September 5. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

With close to 700 different species of butterflies found throughout the US and Canada, this photo exhibit is a small sampling of 40 different species, some common and some less common, showing their vast diversity and beauty.

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Butterflies of North America

Exhibit Gallery
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Butterflies of North America, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through September 5. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

With close to 700 different species of butterflies found throughout the US and Canada, this photo exhibit is a small sampling of 40 different species, some common and some less common, showing their vast diversity and beauty.

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

           

Zoo

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.


Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!


Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.


Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.


Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
7/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.


Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
7/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Conservatory

Butterflies of North America

Exhibit Gallery
7/26/2016
10:00 am

Butterflies of North America, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through September 5. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

With close to 700 different species of butterflies found throughout the US and Canada, this photo exhibit is a small sampling of 40 different species, some common and some less common, showing their vast diversity and beauty.


Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.