EVENTS CALENDAR

July 2017
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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

3

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/24/2017
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 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
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

4

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

5

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden - Ghost Wagon

Enchanted Garden
7/24/2017
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 in the Enchanted Garden.

Groovin' In The Garden is sponsored by KFAI Radio, Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com. Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment MORE

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

7

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

8

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

9

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

10

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/24/2017
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 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
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden ~ Trailer Trash

Enchanted Garden
7/24/2017
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 in the Enchanted Garden.

Groovin' In The Garden is sponsored by KFAI Radio, Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com. Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment MORE

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/24/2017
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 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
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden - Wild Colonial Bhoys

Enchanted Garden
7/24/2017
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 in the Enchanted Garden.

Groovin' In The Garden is sponsored by KFAI Radio, Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com. Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment MORE

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**We Will Be Closing at 3:00 on 7/20 To Prepare for Travelers Sunset Affair**

Zoo Grounds
7/24/2017
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 20 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.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Travelers Sunset Affair

Zoo Grounds
7/24/2017
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.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Artist, Photographer & Family Photo Hours

Conservatory

 

7/24/2017
8:00 am
Whether you choose the lush greenery of the North Garden or the flowers in the Sunken Garden, this is the perfect opportunity to use the many gardens inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory as a backdrop for your holiday family photos. Guests are welcome to bring in their own camera and find the perfect spot for their photo. $5 per person.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/24/2017
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 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
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden - Jillian Rae

Enchanted Garden
7/24/2017
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 in the Enchanted Garden.

Groovin' In The Garden is sponsored by KFAI Radio, Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com. Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment MORE

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station

 

7/24/2017
2:30 pm
Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

The Sparky 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
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/24/2017
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 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
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

         

Zoo

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/24/2017
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 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
7/24/2017
10:30 am

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


Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/24/2017
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The 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
7/24/2017
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
7/24/2017
11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.


Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!


Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/24/2017
12:30 pm

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


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.


Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/24/2017
3:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/24/2017
3:30 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Conservatory

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/24/2017
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. 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.


Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/24/2017
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.