Hispanic Heritage Days
The Minnesota Zoo is once again partnering with Univision for a Hispanic Heritage Days celebration at the Zoo! Join us for a festival of culture and community featuring animals, live music, dance, and more!
Saturday, September 17
• 6 - 10 PM
• Ages 16+
Sunday, September 18
• 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
• Event activities are included in the purchase of a Minnesota Zoo daytime ticket
Sunday, September 18, Stage Performance Lineup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Mariachi Alma de Mexico
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Grupo de Danza Mexico Lindo
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM Local Group (The Kings of Cumbia)
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Grupo de Danzas Colombianas
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Expresion Tropical
Hispanic Heritage Night Information - Saturday, September 17
• 6 -10 pm
• Live music on 3 stages
• Access to all animal trails and exhibits until 8 pm
• Local food, beverage, and artisan vendors
• Silent Disco
• Free Parking
Member Adult: $30
Non-Member Adult: $40
Enter Promo code "HERITAGE" for $5 off
7pm-8pm Grupo Vhaltta
8:15pm-9:30pm Maria Isa
Lakeside Terrace Stage
6:15pm-7:15pm Mariachi Alma de Mexico
7:30pm-9pm Grupo MIO
7pm-8pm Grupo de Danza Mexico Lindo
El Burrito Mercado
Que Tal Street Eats
El Mexicano Grill
Tacos la Mexicana
Crossroads (until 8:30pm)
California Dip & Eat
Local food vendors and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages that can be enjoyed throughout the evening. Food and beverage are not included in the cost of your ticket.
All tickets must be purchased online and in advance of the event.
This event is a 16+ Adult Only event, no one under 16 will be admitted.
Minnesota Zoo members enjoy discounted tickets at $30 per adult.
Hispanic Heritage Night features a festival-like atmosphere with the opportunity to explore the entire campus, visit your favorite Zoo animals from 6-8pm, take in diverse musical acts at three different stages, enjoy unique food and beverage options, and engage with local artists and vendors at this ages 16+ only event.
All animal trails and exhibits at the Zoo will be open and accessible to guests from 6-8pm.
Your Hispanic Heritage Night ticket includes general admission access to all activities which operate on a first-come first-served basis. Seating is limited in some locations, so we encourage you to plan your evening accordingly.
Your ticket to Hispanic Heritage Night includes general admission to all live music and entertainment, access to the entire Zoo campus including animal trails and exhibits (open from 6pm-8 pm), virtual trivia and themed scavenger hunt, access to food and beverage vendors and local artisans, and free event parking. Food and beverage can be purchased separately.
Hispanic Heritage Night is rain or shine. If there is severe weather and the event needs to be canceled, ticket holders for that evening will be contacted by Zoo Guest Services.
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
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