Minnesota Zoo Media Contact

If you are a member of the press, please contact: Kelly Lessard
Public Relations Manager
Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
952.431.9217 direct
952.431.9300 fax
kelly.lessard@state.mn.us

May 7 & 8, 2016

Apple Valley, MINN – May 6, 2016 – Bring your special mom to meet some of our special animal moms  during the Minnesota Zoo’s Macy’s Mother’s Day Weekend celebration. Moms will receive free admission both Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8, 2016 (parking fee of $5 required).

Now is the perfect time to visit the Minnesota Zoo: the weather is beautiful, there are new babies (including a camel and takin calf) along the Northern Trail, the Wells Fargo Family Farm is open for the season, and of course, the Tropics Trail, Medtronic Minnesota Trail, and Discovery Bay are teeming with diverse animals and vibrant color. There will also be special offers at the gift store and Penguin Cafe’ for moms during both days.

Interested in taking your mom to an IMAX movie for free while you’re here? Your mom will receive free admission with your paying ticket on Sunday, May 8.

The Minnesota Zoo is a year-round destination located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. Its mission is to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. For more information, call 952.431.9500 or visit mnzoo.org. The Minnesota Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and an institutional member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).