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, May 19, 2017*
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Thursday, August 4, 2017
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Friday, September 15, 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017
*Followed by Our World Speaker Series
Farm Babies March 24-April 30 – Open Daily
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.
29th Annual Beastly Ball – Saturday, April 29
Come down under for one amazing night and experience the Australian outback for yourself. Enjoy delicious food from “the barbie”, bid on enticing auction packages, and have an animal encounter of your very own with our enchanting Zoomobile animals.
The Beastly Ball is a party with a purpose where guests mix and mingle with Zoo animals; enjoy fabulous entertainment, a gourmet dinner, and unique live and silent auction items – all to raise funds to support the Zoo’s mission to connect people, animals and the natural world – to save wildlife.
Macy’s Mother’s Day May 14
Bring your special mom to meet some of our special mothers during our Macy’s Mother’s Day celebration. Moms receive free admission on Sunday.
Wild Night – Saturday, June 3
We’re bringing back the roaring 20s at the 6th annual Wild Night at The Mansion at Uptown in Minneapolis! Help the Minnesota Zoo save wild tigers and other wildlife while enjoying fantastic entertainment, unique auction items, Zoomobile animals, and more. This is the wildest young professional’s party in the Twin Cities for a great cause: saving wildlife.
Music in the Zoo
The best outdoor music venue in the Twin Cities, the Weesner Family Amphitheater