Travel With The Zoo


Aveda Butterfly Garden

June 20 – September 7
Enjoy the spectacular sight of hundreds of North American butterflies


Photo Contest

Attention wildlife shutterbugs! The Minnesota Zoo is excited to announce the 6th annual Photo Contest.


Brew at the Zoo

August 7, Raise your glass to conservation and join us for the sixth annual suds sipping’ safari “Brew at the Zoo”.

Male Dakota Skipper

Dakota Skipper Endangered Reserve

The Minnesota Zoo is partnering with Fair State Brewing Cooperative to create a limited edition brew featuring prairie grasses to help save endangered butterflies like the Dakota skipper.


William David Romans Golf Classic

Please join us in celebrating the life of William by participating in the William David Romans Golf Classic

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Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Fund

With support from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, the Minnesota Zoo is expanding its programming.



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