Animal Play Days – Sunday, April 22

Adult Nights Out
Our new series of events for grown-ups provides guests with the opportunity to explore the Zoo after hours!  $10 admission fee (free for members); food and beverage available for purchase.  Online reservations will go live closer to the event dates.
Friday, April 20, 2018*
Friday, May 18, 2018*
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Friday, June 22, 2018

*Followed by Our World Speaker Series

Our World Speaker Series – Penguins: In Minnesota and Around the World – Friday, April 20
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Join us for our free speaker series. Registration required.

Farm Babies
March 23 – April 30, 2018
Gather up your little chicks and celebrate the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm! You’ll coo at adorable piglets, lambs, goat kids, bunnies, chicks and calves. All the cute happens daily, with special family activities each weekend.

Macy’s Mother’s Day
May 13, 2018
Bring your special mom to meet some of our special moms during our Macy’s Mother’s Day celebration. Moms in free on Sunday.

40 Year Birthday Celebration – May 19 & 20
The Zoo is celebrating 40 years of amazing conservation success stories and memories. This weekend will be filled with fun, family activities. Even the animals will enjoy some fun birthday treats.

Kangaroo Crossing – May 26-October 14
See the Australian exhibit this summer at the Minnesota Zoo and experience the outback. Roam the land with kangaroos, wallabies and emus for a truly authentic experience. It’s going to be wild, mate! Special opening weekend activities! – May 26 – 28

Beastly Bash – Saturday, June 9
You are invited to the liveliest event of the summer! This year, the Beastly Ball has a new name: BEASTLY BASH! Join us Saturday, June 9 as we move the party outside at the world-class Minnesota Zoo.

Camps and Classes
The Minnesota Zoo has year-round camps and classes for children of all ages and adult classes.

Music in the Zoo
The best outdoor music venue in the Twin Cities, the Weesner Family Amphitheater

For more things to do when you visit the Zoo, check out our Daily Activities and our Attractions