Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival – August 23rd

July 25th, 2015

~Japanese art, dance, martial arts and cultural treasures showcased at Como~ Bonsai, martial arts, Ikebana, singing, dancing, drumming, delicious food and other aspects of Japanese culture will take center stage at the 16th annual Como Park Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival, a  family-friendly event, reminiscent of Japan’s annual Obon holiday, on Sunday, August 23, 2015 on […]

August Education Programs at Como!

July 18th, 2015

Only One More Groovin’ In The Garden Concert Remains! ~ Join Us This Wednesday!

June 13th, 2015

We’re proud to support live, local music and were thrilled to present these concerts over the last eight weeks featuring some of the Twin Cities best musicians. We have one more week left! For the kids we have a jump castle, climbing wall, and lawn games. All free, outdoors, and open to the public. Bring a […]

The Edible Garden Now Open!

June 12th, 2015

Celebrate The Incredible & Edible at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory this Summer! Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is serving up scrumptious garden fun for the fifth year in a row with the Edible Garden. The Edible Garden will feature an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and […]

Meet “Franklin,” Como Zoo’s Baby Emperor Tamarin!

June 8th, 2015

Como’s Facebook Fans Have Spoken Facebook Fans Choose Franklin For Baby Emperor Tamarin Name Como Zoo turned over the naming rights of its baby Emperor Tamarin to Facebook fans and the fans have responded. With the contest ending at noon (CDT) today, and with 45% of the votes, the name “Franklin” is now bestowed upon […]