Make Your ReZOOlution at Como’s Noon Year’s Party – 12/31 & 1/1!

Ring In The “Zoo” Year

On December 31 and January 1 from 10am – 1pm the Visitor Center at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory will be filled with family-friendly entertainment for a special Noon Year’s Party. Come for the games, dancing and music from the DJs of the Twin Cities Road Crew. There will be noise-maker making, special animal enrichment, zookeeper talks, giveaways,  contests, a scavenger hunt and a countdown to NOON when hundreds of beach balls will be dropped from the ceiling.

Visit the MN College Savings Plan table where you can register to win $100 towards a new or existing savings plan!

On December 31 Minnesota Operation Lifesaver , an organization dedicated to rail-safety, will be onsite with a pledge banner for families to sign!

Noon Year’s Celebration is free with activities from 10am-1pm on Wednesday, December 31 and Thursday, January 1st in Como Park Zoo & Conservatory’s Visitor Center.

10:00-1:00 – Visitor Center Activities

  • Noise-Maker Making
  • Holiday Light Recycling
  • Cell Phone and handheld electronics recycling
  • Ostrich Egg-stravaganza- can you guess how many eggs our Ostriches will lay in 2015?!
  • A Year in Review Scavenger Hunt
  • Party Animal Alley – Party it up with some of our Education Animal Ambassadors

December 31 & January 1 – 10:00-1:00 – Twin Cities Road Crew

11:59 – Countdown to Noon & Beach Ball Drop!

Other Fun!

10:30 Polar Bear Program
11:00 – Zookeeper talk
1:00 – Gardener Talk



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