Como Quest

A wild adventure perfect for multigenerational fun to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.

Reserve your tickets for September 17th or 18th, 2022, 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Como Quest Tickets

Como Quest takes place on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18 from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.each day will be the same so you won’t miss out on any of the fun whichever day you choose to attend. Tickets can be purchased for your team of four, five or six. Your team includes children and adults. Children age three and under participate for free! If your group is bigger than six, we recommend playing as two teams of four and “competing” against each other.

Your Como Quest ticket allows you to create the team of your choice through the GooseChase scavenger hunt app, available for iPhone, Android and other mobile platforms. All will enjoy a family-friendly mix of hands-on activities, games and crafts for kids, and a digital silent auction, fund-a-need and other donor opportunities for adults.

Playing with little ones? While Como Quest is great for kids of all ages, adventurers under 4 years old can take on their own quest. A quest tailored to tots and toddlers can be picked up when you check in to the event in September.

If you attend Como Quest on Sunday, September 18, consider joining us early for the Breakfast with the Seals & Sea Lions with the new add-on experience! 

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Your support for Como Quest keeps the animals, plants, and education programs you love at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory thriving and supports free admission so that everyone can enjoy this community treasure.
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About Como Quest

Dive into a global adventure in the heart of Como Park Zoo and Conservatory and discover more to learn—and love—about the animals and plants in our care. Your Como Quest mission, if you choose to accept it, will send you and your team on a treasure hunt through the rainforest habitat of Tropical Encounters, the coastal landscapes of Como Harbor, the tundra of Polar Bear Odyssey and the lush gardens of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory on an unforgettable adventure exploring Minnesota’s most visited conservation destination.

Como Friends’ Como Quest is a wild exploration designed for multigenerational fun, as kids and adults work together to unlock conservation clues, collect rewards, and uncover exciting new secrets about animals, plants and the planet we share. With an interactive smartphone app and an adventurous spirit, your team of treasure hunters will dig deep into Como’s amazing animal and plant collections, while supporting the best care possible for the animals and plants and free admission that is so important to our community.

Regardless of age or ability Como Quest is perfect for connecting your family to the very best of Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Hear what a few players from the inaugural event have to say:

“We had a LOT OF FUN and the kids loved completing the Conservation Missions around Como Zoo. We can’t wait to sign up for the next Como Quest!”

“The concept is fantastic and I loved that it was on an app. There was no fussing with paper or pens, and I have great photos of the kids on my phone to keep the memories from Como Quest.”

We look forward to having you set sail with us on the next Como Quest!

Bid on or Contribute to the Como Quest Silent Auction

Como Friends’ Como Quest benefit includes a silent auction featuring family-friendly items and  experiences donated by the Twin Cities’ best. To make an in-kind donation to the Como Quest silent auction, contact Bethany Paul, Events Manager, at 651-207-0338, or e-mail bethany.paul@comofriends.org.

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