Woo At The Zoo February 13-15!

February 2nd, 2016

Celebrate love and romance amongst the flowers and animals at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, February 13-15.  Learn about the origins of chocolate, the meanings of flowers, and how the animals ‘woo’ one another.  This three-day event, with activities stations and make and take crafts, offers something for all ages. All the activities offered are free to guests. […]

Bouquets: An Evening of Wine, Beer, Food and Flowers

February 1st, 2016

GREAT TASTE, GORGEOUS SETTING, GOOD CAUSE Thursday, February 25, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Join Como Friends for Bouquets, a festive fundraiser in the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory and Como Visitor Center. Sample more than 100 specially-selected wines, taste craft beers, savor delectable hors d’oeuvres and sweets, listen to live music, bid on fantastic silent […]

Reserve Your Valentine’s Dining Experience! – SOLD OUT!

January 21st, 2016

Treat your sweetheart to a romantic candlelit dinner in the warmth of the Conservatory Friday February 12, Saturday February 13 , and Sunday February 14 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 […]

Join Us Sunday Afternoons For “Music Under Glass”

January 15th, 2016

The free concert series, “Music Under Glass,” returns to the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory featuring some of the Twin Cities’ finest musicians. Join us select Sundays beginning December 27th 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 […]

Como Friends Praises Governor Dayton’s Bonding Proposal

January 14th, 2016

Today Como Friends stands with our two million annual visitors to thank Governor Dayton for making a key investment in public infrastructure at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.  The $14.5M investment in asset preservation for Minnesota’s free zoo will ensure that hundreds of thousands of children from around the state will continue to enjoy the […]