Sparky’s Memorial Day Weekend Debut Means Spring Is in Full Swing!

May 25th, 2016

Como Zoo’s most treasured tradition will return on Saturday, May 28, when Sparky the Sea Lion dives into her season debut at 11:30 a.m. This year, Sparky’s taking her inspiration from Dr. Seuss, putting her own environmental spin on stories designed to teach our youngest visitors the value of stewardship. In fact, that’s the message […]

Giraffe Feeding Station Now Open!

May 18th, 2016

$5 for the experience 10:45AM daily with an additional feeding at 2:30PM on Saturday and Sunday Make sure you have someone with a camera nearby! Full grown reticulated giraffes can reach to the height of a second story window–but that doesn’t mean they can’t be overlooked. In fact, until recently, very little research existed on […]

Groovin’ In The Garden ~ Free Outdoor Concert Series Kicks-off Wednesday, June 15!

May 18th, 2016

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, […]

Avoid the Parking Challenges, Take the FREE Como Shuttle! Now Running on Weekends!

May 3rd, 2016

2016 WEEKEND SHUTTLE SERVICE Visitors can avoid parking hassles with our free shuttle service!  Weekend-only shuttle service begins April 23. There will be no shuttle during the State Fair. The shuttle bus allows passengers to board at the staffed off-site parking lot at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds, located on the south side of Como […]


May 2nd, 2016

We know that with the weather, Como will be a popular destination for prom photos, but we’d like to remind prom attendees that photo permits are required and photo polices will be enforced. A 30 minute photo permit may be purchased at the Visitors Center Desk for $25.   PHOTO POLICY Enjoy your visit and […]