Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival August 17th

July 13th, 2014

~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 17, 2014 on […]

Skip Traffic and Take METRO TRANSIT TO COMO!

July 11th, 2014

The METRO Green Line and connecting bus services make it easier than ever to visit the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory on transit. Two Metro Transit bus routes provide direct service to the park: Route 3 runs between downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul and makes several stops on Horton Avenue between Hamline Avenue and […]

Produce From the Chipotle Edible Garden is Helping More Than Ever!

July 10th, 2014

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory’s Chipotle Edible Garden is now partnering with Keystone Community Services to provide fresh produce to those in need. Keystone Community Services provides fresh produce from many community gardens and is always in the need for more. The produce from this year’s Edible Garden will be going towards their Basic Needs […]

Groovin’ In The Garden ~ Free Outdoor Concert Series Wednesdays 6PM-8PM!

May 28th, 2014

The free concert series, “Groovin’ In The Garden”, returns To Como Park Zoo & Conservatory featuring some of the Twin Cities’ finest musicians & activities for the whole family. While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, […]

Take a Trip Around the World with Project Passport ~ Our New Free Program for Kids!

May 27th, 2014

Join us every Thursday from 10:00AM-11:30AM for our new, free Project Passport program.  Project Passport is a new summer enrichment program designed especially for our elementary-aged visitors. Activities are designed to take children on a tour of the world; from the tropical rain forests, to the Arctic, to their own back yard.  Children will be […]