Animal Play Days – Thursday, February 14

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.
January 18*
February 8
April 19
May 17
June 13
June 27

*Followed by Our World Speaker Series

Our World Speaker Series – Sharks, Laser Beams, and Shipwrecks: Your role as an Underwater Shark Detective – Friday, January 18
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Join us for our free speaker series. Registration required.

Members Appreciation Month-January 2019 
Enjoy your visits and use your benefits. We thank you for supporting the Minnesota Zoo!

Tropical Beach Party
February 16 – March 10, 2019
It’s all about the sand!  Bring the whole family to a winter get away at the Zoo.  We’ll supply the sandbox, palm trees, exotic animals and more. BYOP (Bring your own pail) or favorite sandbox toy!

Farm Babies
March 22 – April 30, 2019
Come out and enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm.   Cuteness abounds with baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies.

Beastly Bash: A Wild Summer Night
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Come on out to the liveliest event of the summer: BEASTLY BASH at the Minnesota Zoo! You’ll enjoy exclusive viewings of rare and endangered animals, an extraordinary auction, signature cocktails, fabulous food, and endless entertainment – all while exploring the beautiful outdoors where our amazing animals are the stars. The Beastly Bash is the Minnesota Zoo Foundation’s annual fundraiser, proceeds will support the Zoo’s mission to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife.

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