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Special Events

Baby animal weekend
June 15 - 16, 2024

Shop Local Saturday

Date to be announced

This event invites area crafters and small businesses to participate in a one day event located inside the zoo! This event promotes shopping small and supporting area businesses! Not a vendor? Come see what's here and shop around all day! Check back often to seen when this summer event will be.

(Regular admission rates apply) #ShopLocal-
TO APPLY TO BE A VENDOR: Please call Cheyanne at 507-822-4747 or email

Junior Zookeeper Day And Enrichment Workshop EVENT

Date to be announced

During this summer event we invite children to dress up as a zookeeper. Children dressed up in their best zookeeper outfit will be given a treat from the gift shop or snack shack!
Details: Regular admission rates apply. Live Music "Meet the Keeper" talks (Stay tuned for times). Animal Enrichment Workshop! All children are invited to participate in creating their very own enrichment for animals at the zoo! Families may bring their own items to be approved to create enrichment items, and Safari North will supply items as well! Check back often to seen when this summer event will be.