Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Holiday Flower Show Now Open

December 7th, 2016

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Holiday Flower Show Visual Sensation Now Open Through January 2nd  The Holiday Flower Show in the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias. This year the Sunken Garden will take on a warm glow with colors of orange, blush pink, warm creamy yellow and red. Several cultivars […]

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 […]

The Minnesota Zoo and Como Zoo Will Partner To Break The Internet with Round Two of a “Cute-Off”

November 14th, 2016

On Tuesday, November 15 between 1pm – 2pm the Minnesota Zoo and Como Zoo will team up to flood the Twitter feeds of their followers with pictures and videos of adorable animals from each of their zoos in what they have dubbed a “Cute-Off.” For that one hour tomorrow, followers of the @mnzoo and @comozoo […]