EVENTS CALENDAR

December 2017
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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

2

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

3

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
12/31/2017
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

4

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

5

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

6

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Holiday Tea & Behind the Scenes Tour (SOLD OUT)

North Garden
12/31/2017
11:00 am

Leave the cool weather outside and delight in an afternoon garden tea service in the beautiful Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Guests will dine on a scrumptious 3 course tea service and receive a behind-the-scenes tour of the Conservatory. The North Garden will be closed during the day for this event.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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.

Holiday Tea & Behind the Scenes Tour (SOLD OUT)

North Garden
12/31/2017
2:00 pm

Leave the cool weather outside and delight in an afternoon garden tea service in the beautiful Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Guests will dine on a scrumptious 3 course tea service and receive a behind-the-scenes tour of the Conservatory. The North Garden will be closed during the day for this event.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
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.

7

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

8

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

9

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

10

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
12/31/2017
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

11

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

12

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

13

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

14

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

15

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

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Artist, Photographer & Family Photo Hours

Conservatory

 

12/31/2017
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.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
12/31/2017
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
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.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

19

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

23

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
12/31/2017
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

25

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

26

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

27

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

28

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

29

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Snow Leopard Program

Big Cat Building
12/31/2017
11:30 am

Learn about Como's snow leopards, how they are cared for, observe special enrichment, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

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Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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
12/31/2017
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.

31

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

Noon Year's Party

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
10:00 am

A family event so popular, we're doing it twice! Ring in the "Zoo" year during a special Noon Year's Celebration on December 31 & January 1. Kidsdance, Minnesota's favorite high-energy, interactive DJ service for kids, will be here both days with tunes, contests, and fabulous prizes! We will have craft making, special animal enrichment, giveaways, and a countdown to noon with hundreds of beach balls dropped from the ceiling.

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Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
12/31/2017
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
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.

           

Holiday Flower Show

Sunken Garden
12/31/2017
10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.


Noon Year's Party

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
10:00 am

A family event so popular, we're doing it twice! Ring in the "Zoo" year during a special Noon Year's Celebration on December 31 & January 1. Kidsdance, Minnesota's favorite high-energy, interactive DJ service for kids, will be here both days with tunes, contests, and fabulous prizes! We will have craft making, special animal enrichment, giveaways, and a countdown to noon with hundreds of beach balls dropped from the ceiling.

MORE


Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery
12/31/2017
10:00 am

'Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2’, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through January 21, 2018. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.

Meet the artist on December 3 from 12pm-4pm.


Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
12/31/2017
10:30 am

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


Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
12/31/2017
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.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
11:30 am

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.


Story Time

Visitor Center
12/31/2017
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.


Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
12/31/2017
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.


S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
12/31/2017
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
12/31/2017
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.