Join Us For Senior Strolls, a Program for our 55+ Friends

November 13th, 2017

Senior Strolls, First Tuesdays of Each Month! Introducing Senior Strolls, a new, free program for our 55 and-up-aged friends, offering an opportunity to experience Como Park Zoo & Conservatory before it opens to the public. Seniors Strolls will take place 9am – 10am on the first Tuesday of each month. Each month those 55+ are […]

Como Activities November – December

November 3rd, 2017

All Is Not Quiet At Como Park Zoo & Conservatory! Fall Flower Show Now – November 26 While many Minnesota gardens are winding down for the winter season, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory will be in full bloom! The Fall Flower Show features a variety of pink and white Chrysanthemums. S.A.F.E. Sundays […]

Western Lowland Gorilla Born At Como Zoo

October 23rd, 2017

  (Saint Paul, MN) Como Zoo is thrilled to announce the addition of a baby western lowland gorilla to its troop. The baby female gorilla was born behind the scenes in the early hours of Wednesday, October 18, 2017, inside the Gorilla Forest exhibit dayroom to mother Alice. At approximately four pounds at birth, the […]

NFL Tree Planting at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

September 22nd, 2017

Join us for NFL Tree Planting at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory WHAT: NFL Tree Planting at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. A short program followed by Miss Maria Lazowski’s 2nd grade class from Saint Paul Music Academy planting twenty-two native ornamental trees around the Frog Pond in front of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. The […]

Costumed & Non-Costumed Volunteer Opportunities for ZooBoo!

September 9th, 2017

COMO FRIENDS ZooBoo 2017 ZooBoo is a non-scary Halloween festival for families and young children. For this unique fall event, the grounds of Como Zoo transform into a world of fairytales and fun! Live costumed characters interact and entertain children. This magical event offers families a safe trick-or-treating alternative plus many Halloween surprises. Highlights include […]