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

Private Backstage Pass Marriage Proposals
Backstage Bites: plan a special event for your group

July 1 – July 7

The Zoo salutes our troops with special discounts this week, including free admission for military personnel (active, retired, and civilian) free parking as well as half-priced admission for family members. Plus:

20% off in the food courts
20% off in the gift stores
$3 off general admission for any movie for military personnel and family members at the Great Clips IMAX Theater

(Proof of military service is required.)

* No other discounts apply

 

Upcoming Dates

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