Groovin’ In The Garden Is Back! ~ Concerts Every Wednesday!

June 13th, 2015

We’re proud to support live, local music and we are thrilled to present the following concerts over the next few weeks featuring some of the Twin Cities best musicians.  All free, outdoors, and open to the public. In case of rain the concerts will be held inside the Visitor Center.     Wednesday, July 1, […]

July Education Programs at Como!

June 12th, 2015

We have lots of great classes for all ages in July! Register by clicking on the titles of the classes below! Beautiful, Big Cats – Preschool Tuesday, July 7 at 1:30 pm Mini Beasts, Gentle Giants – 2-Year-Olds Thursday, July 9 at 9:30 am Summertime – 3-Year-Olds Tuesday, July 14 at 9:30 am Fantastic Flippers […]

***Como Will Close At 3:00PM On Thursday, July 16***

June 12th, 2015

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory will cut its visiting hours short by three hours–but it’s for a very good cause. On July 16 at 3 p.m., Como will close to allow our team of volunteers to prepare for Travelers Sunset Affair, the biggest fundraiser of the year to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. “We’re […]

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 […]