Winter Carnival Orchid Show – Escape to the Tropics January 28 & 29 – Admission Fee Required

January 6th, 2017

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 the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory on January 28 and 29, 2017. Hundreds of orchid plants owned by the Marjorie […]

Reserve Your Valentine’s Dining Experience!

January 2nd, 2017

Treat your sweetheart to a romantic candlelit dinner in the warmth of the Conservatory’s Sunken Garden, North Garden, or Palm Dome    Saturday, February 11,  Sunday, February 12, and Tuesday, February 14   This Valentine’s Day, give your sweetheart the gift of flowers – by dining amongst them in an unforgettable romantic setting. Enjoy a […]

Como’s Free Concert Series, “Music Under Glass,” Returns January 1st!

December 1st, 2016

Join us select Sundays beginning January 1st 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 29 due to […]

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

November 29th, 2016

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday beginning September 8! Lil’ Explorers runs every Thursday through April.    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 […]

Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

November 17th, 2016

Como Zoo is excited to welcome a new baby giraffe named “Prince” to its herd. Coming in to the world at 6’ 6” tall and weighing 160 pounds, the baby is making his public November 17th. The new baby boy, born November 10th, is the seventh calf born to mom, Daisy, and the 20th giraffe […]