Como Zoo Unveils Plans for Sparky – A Minnesota Tradition Since 1956

January 30th, 2014

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory unveiled plans for an extreme makeover of Sparky the sea lion’s home at Como Zoo. The new, world-class habitat will provide a unique and immersive northwest coastal visitor experience and a year-round indoor and outdoor use that will meet or exceed all regulatory and collection management requirements. Due to changing […]

Woo At The Zoo February 14-17!

January 10th, 2014

Celebrate love and romance amongst the flowers and animals at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, February 14-17.  Learn about the origins of chocolate, the meanings of flowers, and how the animals ‘woo’ one another.  This four-day event, with activities stations and make and take crafts, offers something for all ages. Sunday afternoon from 4:30-6:30 stroll the Conservatory with […]

Camp Como Registration Open!

January 9th, 2014

RECIPIENT of  NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close! Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking […]

Upcoming Events!

December 20th, 2013

Lil’ Explorers Thursdays through April You and your Lil’ Explorer will meet animal and plant visitors, enjoy story time, play games, and join in many other fun activities   2014 Events Music Under Glass January 5, 12, 19, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2 Escape the winter chill in the gardens of the Marjorie […]

Reserve Your Valentine’s Dining Experience Now! ~ SOLD OUT!

December 20th, 2013

Treat your sweetheart to a romantic candlelit dinner in the warmth of the Conservatory February 14 (SOLD OUT) & February 15 (SOLD OUT) We’ll Care For The Kids While Parents Dine!* This Valentine’s Day, give your sweetheart the gift of flowers – by dining amongst them. Enjoy candle-lit tables throughout the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in three […]