Creepy-Crawly Creature Awareness Weekend October 20 & 21!

October 15th, 2018

Slither in to Como Park Zoo & Conservatory October 20 & 21 and get eyeball-to-eyeball with some of our resident creepy crawly bugs and spiders. Use your creativity to make a spider craft, and learn more about creepy carnivorous plants. Get up close to interesting bio-facts. Many of the this weekend’s featured animals are our […]

Baby Giraffe Naming Contest Begins At Como Thursday!

October 10th, 2018

Naming Contest At Como October 18 – 21 Como Zoo’s eight-day-old baby giraffe is making her public debut, Wednesday October 10th. Coming into the world at 5’ 8” and 120 pounds, the baby is standing tall with mother Daisy shadowing over her in the Hoofstock Building at Como Zoo. Como is turning to its large […]

New Programs For kids, families and adults – sign up today!

October 2nd, 2018

Fun New Programs!   Saturday, October 21 – Big Cat Enrichment 10/21 – Adult Class – Create enrichment items for our big cats and observe the fun without the crowds! Learn more about why we provide enrichment, the dangers big cats face in the wild, and the conservation efforts in place to protect these magnificent […]

October Is Full Of Fun for Adults And Kids

October 1st, 2018

With Summer behind us, October at Como means smaller crowds and closer encounters with the plants and animals. Fall Flower Show Opening Saturday, October 6 is the popular, 103rd Annual Fall Flower Show. The show will feature hundreds of chrysanthemums of many different cultivars. The colors for this year’s show are predominantly red and yellow. […]

Lil’ Explorer Thursdays ~ Free Fun for the Lil’ Ones

August 20th, 2018

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday on the Covered Porch beginning September 6!  See story time, meet plant and animal visitors, play games and many other fun activities. Each week has a new theme. FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE OF WEEKLY THEMES CLICK HERE! Lil’ Explorer Thursdays is funded in part by the Minnesota State Arts Board […]