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Tropical Beach Party


Minnesota Zoo


13000 Zoo Blvd
Apple Valley, MN, 55124
United States


(952) 431-9200
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
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All Ages Adults & kids together
Contact name: 
Minnesota Zoo
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Looking for a family winter getaway?

Find a warm weather retreat at the Minnesota Zoo’s Tropical Beach Party!

The celebration begins Presidents’ Day weekend and extends through March 12.

New this year, the Tropical Beach Party includes two giant sandboxes, so don’t forget to “bring your own pail” (BYOP) or favorite sand toy for maximum beach fun!

Indulge in humid tropical warmth along the Zoo’s Tropics Trail and Discovery Bay aquarium with Minnesota’s largest indoor sandboxes.

Enjoy special animal encounters, shark feedings, daily Hawaiian monk seal demonstrations and Wings Financial World of Birds Shows, and more.

Additional Tropical Beach Party Weekend Activities:

  • Face Painting                         11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Family Craft Activity              11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Animal Enrichment                1:30 p.m. (Sundays only)
  • Animal Close Encounter        11:00 a.m.