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 […]

Lil’ Explorer Thursdays Returns! ~ Free Fun for the Lil’ One

September 5th, 2017

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday beginning September 7! Lil’ Explorers runs every Thursday through April.    See story time, meet plant and animal visitors, play games and many other fun activities. Each week has a new theme. FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE OF WEEKLY THEMES CLICK HERE! Lil’ Explorer Thursdays is funded in part by the […]

Welcome Como Zoo’s Elite Emperor Tamarin Twins

August 31st, 2017

Meet Fleck & Pitino, Como Zoo’s Baby Twin Emperor Tamarins You won’t find these two at “The Barn” or at “The Bank” ‘Row the Boat’ or make a ‘Fast Break’ over to Como Zoo to see a bromance sure to bring a winning record of cuteness. Como Zoo is naming its twin baby male emperor […]

It’s A Baby Bonanza At Como Zoo!

August 9th, 2017

Giraffe, Dall’s Sheep & Emperor Tamarins…Oh My! With all there is to see and do, it’s no wonder Como Park Zoo & Conservatory has been nominated as ‘Best Minnesota Attraction’ by USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice 2017.   Meet Violet, Como Zoo’s Baby Giraffe Como Zoo’s baby giraffe now has a name: Violet. The new […]