Each Backstage Pass is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience designed to foster positive, lifelong connections to the natural world.

For dates and availability click on the program listed on the right.

Register Online

How to Register

Online: A confirmation will be sent to you via email once you have registered online for your desired program (click on the “Register Online” button for the program you are interested in). Questions? Call 952.431.9390.

By Mail:  Complete the Registration Form. Mail-in registrations will receive a confirmation by email.

Backstage Pass Descriptions:

Backstage Bites
Backstage with Bears
Backstage with Birds
Backstage with Penguins
Backstage with Sea Otters
Backstage with Sharks and Rays

Private Backstage Pass Marriage Proposals

Toddler Time Program

Spend quality time with your toddler at the Minnesota Zoo!

Join a Zoo naturalist who will read a story, lead an animal encounter, a movement activity and an art project focusing on a specific topic.

Package Discount: Register for four Toddler Time programs* during the school year and receive $5 off every 4th class!

TIME: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. OR 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
AGES: Confident walkers through age three (with a favorite adult)
FEES: Zoo Members: $15/Adult and child** Non-members: $20/Adult and child**

How to Register

Register Online

Online: A confirmation will be sent to you via email once you have registered online for your desired program (click on the “Register Online” button for the program you are interested in).

By Mail:  Complete the Registration Form. Mail-in registrations will receive a confirmation by email.

*Four Toddler Time classes must be for the same child.
**Each additional child will be charged $15. Maximum of two children per one adult. 

If the date you want is full, there is a waiting list option available during registration.

If you have a toddler and you want to register for Toddler Time, but also have an infant at home, please feel free to bring the infant along as well to your class.

Call 952.431.9390 if you have any questions.

Upcoming Dates

  • Date: 03/02/2015
  • Time: 9:30 AM
Advanced Tickets Required
  • Date: 03/02/2015
  • Time: 11:00 AM
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Advanced Tickets Required
  • Date: 03/02/2015
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Date: 03/02/2015
  • Time: 1:00 PM
  • Date: 03/02/2015
  • Time: 3:00 PM