Sunday, December 16, 2018

OPEN

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Today's Species: Giraffe

Giraffes are the tallest land mammal. Males can reach 16 to 18 feet in height or more, while females are generally a bit shorter, reaching less than 17 feet.

TODAY’S EVENTS

Artist, Photographer & Family Photo Hours

8:00 am - 10:00 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. MORE

Holiday Flower Show

10:00 am

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attracted at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias. MORE

Polar Bear Program

10:30 am

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

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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

Giraffe Program

12:30 pm

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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

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

PLAN YOUR VISIT