Holiday Tea & Behind the Scenes Tour on December 6th

Holiday Teas

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory invites you to enjoy:

A Holiday Tea and Behind the Scenes Tour


Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Tea Seatings at 11am and 2pm

Call 651-487-8250 for information on group tables

$40 per person

Enjoy a three course tea service in the beautiful surroundings of the

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s North Garden.


1st Course – Petite Sandwiches

Strawberry Chicken Salad

Radish and Dill

Mini Club

2nd Course – Scones

Lemon Ginger

Ham and Scallion with Herb Chevre Spread

3rd Course – Desserts

Banana Pudding Shooter

Mini Whoopie Pie

Berry Pavlova

To register call 651-487-8250

Complete your visit with an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Conservatory.


Following the tea service guests will be treated to a rare behind-the-scenes tour of the Conservatory. This tour, lead by a member of the Conservatory’s horticulture staff, includes an inside look at the building’s expansive production greenhouse space and Sunken Garden. See thousands of plants being cultivated for the upcoming Winter Flower Show, as well as several off-exhibit botanical collections of orchids, bromeliads, bonsai, and ferns. Learn what goes into creating the five spectacular annual flower shows in the Sunken Garden and how the Conservatory production greenhouses nurture plants for Como Education programs, the Edible Garden, and select gardens for the City of Saint Paul.