EVENTS CALENDAR

June 2016
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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

2

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

3

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

4

TPT Family Fun Day at Como Town & Como Zoo

ComoTown
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Join us for tpt's 7th Annual Family Fun Day at Como Town and Como Zoo! Saturday, June 4th, 10am-4pm

Meet & Greet with PBS Kids Costume Characters: Curious George, Super Why, Princess Pesto, Clifford, Word Girl (scheduled to appear)

Questions about this event and tickets? Call TPT at (651) 229-1330 or toll free (866) 229-1300 9-5 Monday - Friday MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

5

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

6

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day 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
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

7

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

8

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

9

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

10

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day 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
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Safe Kids Safety Safari

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Fun, games, hands-on learning – and a bike helmet giveaway!

Some of the stops on the Safety Safari:
Test Your Street Smarts Do you know all the steps to get across the street safely?

Splish-splash! Don’t be wishy-washy about water safety!

Home Safety Challenge Can you find what’s safe — and what’s not?

The Seat Belt Challenge Find out if you’re ready for seat belts only!

Keep Your Signals Straight Especially when you’re on your bike!

Children who visit all Summer Safety Safari stations can receive a new bike helmet from AAA (while supplies last). MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden ~ Crankshaft & The Gear Grinders

Visitor Center Courtyard
6/24/2016
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 on the Visitor Center lawn.

Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment MORE

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day 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
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

22

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

23

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

24

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

25

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day 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
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Groovin' In The Garden - The Bad Companions

Visitor Center Courtyard
6/24/2016
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 on the Visitor Center lawn.

Groovin' In The Garden is funded by the Legacy Amendment

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

   

Zoo

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies Tent
6/24/2016
10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Returns June 17 through September 5!

Back by popular demand, Blooming Butterflies will offer visitors a total immersion experience. The wildly popular exhibit can once again be found in a colorful 2,500 square foot greenhouse. Featuring a thriving butterfly habitat that over the course of the summer will become home to over 100 species of butterflies from around the world, guests will delight in their interactions with the fascinating winged-creatures.


Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
6/24/2016
10:30 am

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


Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
6/24/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new 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
6/24/2016
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.


Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
6/24/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.


Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
6/24/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
6/24/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Conservatory

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
6/24/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE


The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
6/24/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE


Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
6/24/2016
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.