Animal Play Days – Thursday, October 31

Adult Nights Out
Our 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.
September 19
December 5

Llama Trek – May 25 – September 27, 2019
You herd right. Llamas are here! And they are ready to share their zany personalities. Walk among them without barriers at Llama Trek at the Minnesota Zoo.

Tiger Tracks 5K and Family Run/Walk – Saturday, September 14
Join us for our annual Tiger Tracks 5K & Family Run/Walk to save wildlife. The 5K starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic area and goes through the Zoo along the outdoor trails.
Registration live February 20.

Health Partners/Park Nicollet Presents
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular – October 1 – November 3
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular back for a 2nd year at the Minnesota Zoo. The trail features over 5,000 illuminated pumpkins of all different sizes, shapes and faces creatively carved and displayed from ground to tree-top.

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