From summer galas to family fundraisers, Como Friends’ special events bring the community together

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September 2022

Como Quest

June 17th & 18th, 2022,

A wild adventure perfect for multigenerational fun to benefit Como.

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July 2022

Sunset Affair

July 20, 2023, (More Details to come.)

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February 2023


Come in from the cold and feel your senses unfurl in the balmy beauty of Bouquets, an intimate, after-hours benefit for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.

February 23, 2023

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    The nonprofit fundraising force at Como celebrates a new milestone

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  • Orangutan Conservation

    Keeper Megan Elder preserves orangutans near and far