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.
December 5

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.

Members Shop-a-Thon Weekend November 29 – December 1, 9–11 am
Come to the Zoo and leave with your stockings stuffed! Visit Timber Lodge Traders at the Minnesota Zoo and receive 25 percent off all regular priced merchandise. Morning refreshments will be available first come first serve. No other discounts apply. Valid Black Friday weekend during limited times; show current member card to receive special discount.

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