CALENDAR

Check out what’s going on at Como this month.

July 2018
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

2

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

3

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

4

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

5

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

6

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

7

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

8

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

9

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

10

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

11

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden ~ Soul Beautiful

Enchanted Garden
7/19/2018
6:00 pm

While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games. Pack the dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities in the Enchanted Garden.

Groovin' In The Garden is sponsored by KFAI Radio, Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com. Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment

12

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden - Paddy Wagon

Enchanted Garden
7/19/2018
6:00 pm

While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games. Pack the dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities in the Enchanted Garden.

Groovin' In The Garden is sponsored by KFAI Radio, Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com. Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment

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**We Will Be Closing at 3:00 on 7/19 To Prepare for Travelers Sunset Affair**

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
12:00 am

TODAY, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory will cut its visiting hours short by three hours–but it’s for a very good cause. On July 19 at 3 p.m., Como will close to allow our team of volunteers to prepare for Travelers Sunset Affair, the biggest fundraiser of the year to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Travelers Sunset Affair

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
5:30 pm

Travelers Sunset Affair is the highlight of Como Park Zoo and Conservatory’s social calendar. It attracts over 400 of the Twin Cities most influential leaders, representing business, government, media, philanthropy and the arts. Always an entertaining evening, this high-caliber event raises funds to help make possible improved animal exhibits, beautiful gardens and daily educational programs provided free of charge to all visitors.

The Zoo and Conservatory will be closing at 3:00 PM in preparation of Sunset Affair.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

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Artist, Photographer & Family Photo Hours

Conservatory

 

7/19/2018
8:00 am
Whether you choose the lush greenery of the North Garden or the flowers in the Sunken Garden, this is the perfect opportunity to use the many gardens inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory as a backdrop for your holiday family photos. Guests are welcome to bring in their own camera and find the perfect spot for their photo. $5 per person.

Sensory Friendly Mornings

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
9:00 am

Join us from 9-10 a.m. during the select dates for an inclusive experience at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. Spend time exploring exhibits, and activities designed for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Senior Strolls

Various Locations
7/19/2018
9:00 am

Senior Strolls take place on every Tuesday through August from 9am-10am. This is a special time set aside for just for our 55-and-up aged friends. Each month will feature an opportunity to visit a part of the Zoo or Conservatory for a leisurely walk before the crowds as well as special activities and guests. This event is a great opportunity for Seniors to enjoy a free event that encourages being active and social with some adult learning to spice it up.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden - Flamin' Oh's

Enchanted Garden
7/19/2018
6:00 pm

While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games. Pack the dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities in the Enchanted Garden.

Groovin' In The Garden is sponsored by KFAI Radio, Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com. Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through June 26 at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
7/19/2018
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
7/19/2018
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
7/19/2018
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
7/19/2018
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
11:30 am

Learn about some of Como's animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
7/19/2018
12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
7/19/2018
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
7/19/2018
1:30 pm

Como is home to iconic artwork. Learn how these pieces arrived at Como and the story behind them!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
7/19/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

       
 

EVENTS

**We Will Be Closing at 3:00 on 7/19 To Prepare for Travelers Sunset Affair**

We will close at 3:00pm TODAY in preparation for Sunset Affair MORE

Summer Flower Show

10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. MORE

Polar Bear Program

10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks! MORE

Giraffe Feeding

10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography. MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. MORE

Spotlight Animal

11:30 am

MORE

Butterfly Program and Release

12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit! MORE

Gardener Talk

1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. MORE

The Story Behind Como's Art

1:30 pm

MORE

Gorilla Program

2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have. MORE

Travelers Sunset Affair

5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Travelers Sunset Affair is the highlight of Como Park Zoo and Conservatory’s social calendar. MORE

PLAN YOUR VISIT