Animal Play Days – Wednesday, February 14

Adult Nights Out
Our new 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.
Friday, March 23, 2018*
Friday, April 20, 2018*
Friday, May 18, 2018*
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Friday, June 22, 2018

*Followed by Our World Speaker Series

Our World Speaker Series – From Prairie Dogs to Predators: Managing Conflict with Wildlife – Friday, March 23
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Join us for our free speaker series. Registration required.

Tropical Beach Party
February 17 – March 11, 2018
It’s all about the sand! Escape from the cold and get a taste of the tropics at one of the Zoo’s most popular events. We’ll supply the sand, palm trees, exotic animals and more. Bring your pail or favorite sand toy and play in our Discovery Bay and Tropics indoor sandboxes.

Farm Babies
March 23 – April 30, 2018
Gather up your little chicks and celebrate the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm! You’ll coo at adorable piglets, lambs, goat kids, bunnies, chicks and calves. All the cute happens daily, with special family activities each weekend.

Macy’s Mother’s Day
May 13, 2018
Bring your special mom to meet some of our special moms during our Macy’s Mother’s Day celebration. Moms in free on Sunday.

40 Year Birthday Celebration – May 19 & 20,
The Zoo is celebrating 40 years of amazing conservation success stories and memories. This weekend will be filled with fun, family activities. Even the animals will enjoy some fun birthday treats.

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