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TPT Family Fun Day at Como Town and Como Zoo

Twin Cities PBS - TPT

Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

TPT Family Fun Day at Como Town and Como Zoo

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Wristbands TPT Member Jun 7, 2019 $11.00 $1.58
Wristbands Non-TPT Member Jun 7, 2019 $16.00 $1.83

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Event Details

Join us for TPT's 10th Annual Family Fun Day at Como Town and Como Zoo and Conservatory! 

Here's what to expect:

  • Enjoy a discounted unlimited ride wristband for Como Town Amusement Park, a family-friendly amusement park with rides for kids ages 2 to 12. Enjoy more than 18 rides and attractions including all-time favorites and new, interactive rides that can’t be found anywhere else in the upper Midwest.  For more information about the rides, click here.
  • TPT members who sign up for our TPT Family Membership receive 1 free wristband for this event. If you’re a current TPT Family Member you should have received, or will be receiving, an email with instructions for how to get your free wristband. If you’re not a current TPT Family member, sign up before June 7 at noon and we’ll email instructions for redeeming your free wristband before the event. To learn more and to sign up, click here.
  • The Unlimited Ride Wristband includes 1 Soaring Eagle Zip Ride. For this ride, guests must be 48" or taller to ride alone. Guests between 42" and 48" must be accompanied by a companion that is at least 14 years old.
  • The Teddy Bear Band will be performing on stage at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm.
  • Stop by between 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to see a rotating cast of PBS Kids characters (Characters take a break while the Teddy Bear Band perfoms!).
  • Enjoy a free kids foam party! 

We hope we see you at TPT Family Fun Day!

Notes:

  • All proceeds go to support the great programming at Twin Cities PBS - TPT.
  • Advance ticket sales end at 8pm on Friday, June 7th.  Tickets on the day of the event at the door are at full gate price and are purchased directly from Como Town.
  • For more information about the benefits of becoming a member at TPT, click here.  (Membership will be at the event to answer any questions you may have as well!)
  • Wristbands are only good for Saturday, June 8th from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
  • You do not need a wristband to attend the event, you just need it to ride the rides.
  • Adults do not need a wristband as most of the rides are for children. Some rides will request that anolder person escort the child on the ride. Adult wristbands are on sale at Como Town for $11.95 plus tax. 
  • Event will take place rain or shine
  • Non-refundable
  • Costumed characters subject to change
  • Questions? Email tptevents@tpt.org

Hours at a glance:

  • TPT Family Fun Day: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Como Zoo: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Como Town: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Como Shuttle: 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (last shuttle leaves Como Zoo at 6:30 p.m.)

Special Note on Parking: A free shuttle bus is available for Family Fun Day attendees. The shuttle bus allows passengers to board at the staffed off-site parking lot at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds, located on the south side of Como Avenue across from the State Fair’s Warner Coliseum (1670 Como Avenue) and within minutes of the front doors of the Visitor Center. The shuttle runs continuously 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. The buses are wheelchair and stroller accessible. More info. 

* Como Town and Como Zoo are free and open to the public. If you and your family would like to ride the rides and take advantage of the attractions, however, you will need a ride wristband. Learn more about the rides here.


 

Sponsored by:

Minnesota College Savings Plan - All Energy Solar - OinkOutings - SeaQuest - The Smile Generation

 FAQs

 Are there age requirements to enter the event or ride the rides?

The event is an all ages event. The rides at Como Town are typically for children ages 2-12, with some exceptions. For more information about the rides, click here

 

Do adults need a wristband?

The rides at Como Town are typically for children ages 2-12, with some exceptions. You may need to escort a small child on a ride and that will be monitored by Como Town staff depending on the individual ride's requirements.  There is an option at Como Town to buy an Adult Wristband for $11.95 at the gate.  There are fewer rides that an adult can go on at the park.  For more information about the rides, click here

 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking will fill up around Como Town and Como Zoo quickly, especially if the day is nice.  A free shuttle bus is available for Family Fun Day attendees. The shuttle bus allows passengers to board at the staffed off-site parking lot at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds, located on the south side of Como Avenue across from the State Fair’s Warner Coliseum (1670 Como Avenue) and within minutes of the front doors of the Visitor Center. The shuttle runs continuously 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. The buses are wheelchair and stroller accessible. More info. 

 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact us at tptevents@tpt.org.

 

What's the refund policy?

This event is a rain or shine event and there are no refunds given. Rides are subject to closing in the event of lightning or high winds. These decisions made by Como Town are not made lightly and are in the interest of everyone's safety. They will open the rides again as soon as they are able to.

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You will not need to bring your printed ticket to the event. You will check-in by last name and will be given your wristbands at the gate. There will be a TPT employee there to assist with any questions you may have for family members.

Have questions about TPT Family Fun Day at Como Town and Como Zoo? Contact Twin Cities PBS - TPT

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Como Town
1301 Midway Parkway
Saint Paul, MN 55103

Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)


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TPT uses television, interactive media and community engagement to advance education, culture and citizenship.  Over its nearly 60-year history, TPT has been recognized for its innovation and creativity with numerous awards, including Peabody award and national and regional Emmys.

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