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.


Tiger Tracks 5K & Kids’ Run

August 22, Lace-up your shoes and make tracks to the Minnesota Zoo. Proceeds from the run will help support the Zoo’s conservation programs.


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”.


Conservation Carousel

Round and round, up and down! Enjoy our hand-crafted Conservation Carousel is located along the Northern Trail.

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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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