Minnesota Zoo Media Contact

If you are a member of the press, please contact: Josh Le
Communications and Media Relations Manager
Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
952.212.3428 direct
952.431.9300 fax
josh.le@state.mn.u

Apple Valley, MINN – October 11, 2016 – Stunning fall colors and amazing family-friendly activities make the Minnesota Zoo the ideal fall staycation destination. From exploring miles of scenic indoor and outdoor trails to hanging out with a brown bear, there is something for everyone to enjoy during MEA weekend at the Zoo.

MEA weekend activities include:

Fall Color
Brown bears, golden tamarins, red pandas … experience all our fall colors up close! You’re going to love fall at the Minnesota Zoo. Stroll the winding trails and get close to a world of wildlife, while you soak in the autumn colors of a hardwood forest. Bring the whole family to the Minnesota Zoo – Where Amazing Lives. And Autumn Comes Alive.

Fall Camps
When school is out, turn to the Zoo for smart fun! Fall Camp is offered at the Zoo during the school’s out days of October 20-21, 2016 for age 4 through 6th grade. What better way to spend a day or two off from school than at the Minnesota Zoo?

HallZooWeen
Join us for family fun at HallZooWeen, October 22, 23, 29 & 30. Kids of ALL ages can get up close encounters with both cute and creepy critters, participate in hands-on education programs and watch the animals enjoy Halloween-themed treats throughout the Zoo. Weekend activities include face painting, live music, and more. Costumes welcome.

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).