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Como Friends Bouquets
February 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
This annual wine, beer and food-tasting event is the perfect destination for a mid-winter night. Sample more than 100 specially-selected wines, taste craft beer, savor delectable hors d’oeuvres and sweets from top Twin Cities restaurants, caterers and gourmands, bid on fantastic silent auction items and enjoy the gorgeous Sunken Garden Winter Flower Show!
Tickets can be purchased by the link above and are $75, VIP Tickets are $125.
Bouquets is Como Friends’ most spirited fundraiser, combining fine wines, craft beers, and delicious tastings from area restaurants in an elegant after-hours benefit for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Tickets to this popular event cost $75 for individual tickets, and $125 for a special VIP ticket. Members receive a $5 discount. With 12 wine stations, more than 10 restaurant options and a Beer Garden arrayed through the Visitor Center and the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, Bouquets is more than a food, beer and wine celebration— it is a showcase for Como’s renowned horticultural collections. Visitors will enjoy a night-time glimpse of the historic Sunken Garden, the soaring Palm Dome, and the nationally-regarded Bonsai collection now housed in The Ordway Gardens Wing. Live music and animal ambassadors round out the activities. Looking for something more exclusive? Limited tickets to the VIP Experience are available for $125 per person. Enjoy full beer and wine pours and select restaurant options while learning about Como’s plants, animals and programs from zookeepers, horticulturalists and educators! The VIP Experience is from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and then you are invited to enjoy the rest of Bouquets.