Winter Carnival Orchid Show January 27 & 28 – Admission Fee Required

January 13th, 2018

The Kingdom of Orchids Usurps the Throne from King Boreas for One Event January 27 & 28   During the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, all things cold are celebrated. One event stands out and gives attendees a way to escape to the tropics without even getting on a plane; the Winter Carnival Orchid Show at […]

Reserve Your Valentine’s Dinner In The Conservatory!

January 7th, 2018

This Valentines, Instead of Giving Flowers, Dine Amongst Them This Valentine’s Day, give your sweetheart the gift of flowers – by dining amongst them in an unforgettable romantic setting. Enjoy a candle-lit dinner in the warm, comfy confines of the indoor gardens inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, each with its own unique characteristics. Elegant music […]

Join Us For “Music Under Glass” Sunday Afternoons

January 4th, 2018

Join us select Sundays beginning January 7th from 4:30pm – 6:30pm for live, local music. Beat the winter weather blahs inside the comfy confines of the Conservatory. Beer, wine, pop, and light snacks will be available to purchase. (Please, no outside food or beverages) ** There will be no concert on January 28 due to […]

Join Us For S.A.F.E. Sundays!

December 1st, 2017

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. S.A.F.E. Sundays occur every Sunday from 1:00-3:00PM. 2017-2018 Schedule December 3– Orangutans December 10 – Tigers December 17 – […]

Meet Nyati, Como’s Baby Gorilla!

November 13th, 2017

The Votes Have Been Counted! Como’s Visitors Choose Nyati For Baby Gorilla Name As part of this past weekend’s “Go Great Apes” conservation awareness event, visitors to Como Park Zoo & Conservatory were able to cast their vote for the name of Como’s three-week old female baby western lowland gorilla. Ballot boxes were set out […]