CALENDAR

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

September 2018
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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

2

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
9/23/2018
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.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Butterfly Program and Release

Blooming Butterflies Tent
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

8

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
9/23/2018
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.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

9

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
9/23/2018
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.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
9/23/2018
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.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

12

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

13

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

14

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

15

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Conservation Conversation - Dr. Jamartin Sihite

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
10:30 am

A free Conservation Conversation, open to the public, featuring Indonesian orangutan conservator Dr. Jamartin Sihite , PhD in Environmental Science and CEO of Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation. Come learn about Dr. Jamartin’s experience and conservation efforts! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
9/23/2018
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.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

16

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
9/23/2018
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.

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
9/23/2018
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.

The Story Behind Como's Art

Various Locations
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

17

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

18

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Spotlight Animal

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

19

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

20

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

21

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

22

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore Weekend Presented by Xcel Energy

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
10:00 am

Join us in celebrating the last few weeks of our special exhibit "Washed Ashore". Craft, activity and play stations, special Zookeeper Talks, Gardener Talks, and a Sculpture Scavenger Hunt, MORE

Como Friends Reuse Recycle Sale

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

Calling all upcyclers, DIYers, and bargain hunters! Como Friends is cleaning house, uncovering countless treasures now in need of a new home. Get a great deal on hundreds of costumes, trimmings, tea sets, silverware, fabric, tools and gift shop fixtures at this one-time sale, with all proceeds to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. The event is free and open to the public. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
3:00 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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Washed Ashore Weekend Presented by Xcel Energy

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
10:00 am

Join us in celebrating the last few weeks of our special exhibit "Washed Ashore". Craft, activity and play stations, special Zookeeper Talks, Gardener Talks, and a Sculpture Scavenger Hunt, MORE

Como Friends Reuse Recycle Sale

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

Calling all upcyclers, DIYers, and bargain hunters! Como Friends is cleaning house, uncovering countless treasures now in need of a new home. Get a great deal on hundreds of costumes, trimmings, tea sets, silverware, fabric, tools and gift shop fixtures at this one-time sale, with all proceeds to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. The event is free and open to the public. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
3:00 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
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

25

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

26

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

28

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

29

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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!

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
3:00 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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Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Zoo Grounds
9/23/2018
10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
11:30 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/23/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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
9/23/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/23/2018
3:00 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

Washed Ashore Weekend Presented by Xcel Energy

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the last few weeks of our special exhibit "Washed Ashore". Craft, activity and play stations, special Zookeeper Talks, Gardener Talks, and a Sculpture Scavenger Hunt, MORE

Como Friends Reuse Recycle Sale

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Calling all upcyclers, DIYers, and bargain hunters! Como Friends is cleaning house, uncovering countless treasures now in need of a new home. Get a great deal on hundreds of costumes, trimmings, tea sets, silverware, fabric, tools and gift shop fixtures at this one-time sale, with all proceeds to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. The event is free and open to the public. 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

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

10:00 am

The Washed Ashore exhibit features giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the plastic pollution found in our oceans and waterways. The artwork will be combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach visitors about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and how every action counts to help save our seas. 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

Story Time

12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters. MORE

S.A.F.E. Sundays

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. 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

Giraffe Feeding

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. MORE

Gorilla Program

3:00 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

PLAN YOUR VISIT