Announcing The 2016 “Music Under Glass” Line-Up!

November 23rd, 2015

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 […]

Parents! ‘Drop and Shop’ Returns! Kids play at Como while you play Santa

November 22nd, 2015

A Program For Kids, But Designed For Parents Kids play at Como while parents play Santa This holiday season Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is offering parents a way to check things off their holiday to-do list while their little elves are busy having fun at Como. Como is offering an educational, fun-filled experience that […]

Kids out of school for Winter Break? Our Camps have you covered!

November 21st, 2015

2015 Winter Break Camps Begin December 21 Looking for something fun & educational for your kids to do over winter break? Or perhaps your kids are out of school, but you have to work? We have you covered! Send them to Como for our Winter Camps! Winter Camps are for students in K-1st and 2nd-3rd […]

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

August 26th, 2015

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday beginning September 10! 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 PROGRAMS CLICK HERE!   Lil’ Explorer Thursdays is funded in part by […]

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 […]