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Dakota Electric members walking into the Minnesota Zoo attending the Member Appreciation EVent.

Bring your family and enjoy a free night at the Minnesota Zoo, compliments of Dakota Electric Association.

  • Receive FREE admission and parking
  • Special deals on IMAX® theater tickets

Featured Attractions

In addition to your favorite exhibits, check out the zoo’s newest attraction — Kangaroo Crossing presented by Think Mutual Bank. Additional free entertainment includes the Wings Financial World of Birds show (weather permitting), a strolling magician and music by the Rosemount High School Marching Band.

Tickets and Admission

Bills received between June 13 and July 6 include member tickets. One ticket admits your entire family. We also accept a recent electric bill. The event is held rain or shine. Sorry, no rain checks. The tickets have no resale value and cannot be sold.

Food Shelf Donation

Please consider making a donation to our local food shelves by bringing non-perishable food items.

Other details

To drop off disabled or senior guests, follow the school bus signs to the bus station near the south entrance. Motorized carts are available for rent at $10 per hour — maximum $40. Wheelchairs are also available at no charge. Both are on a first-come, first-served basis. Stroller rental is available for $5 and $8.

For more information, contact Dakota Electric member services at 651-463-6212.

For questions regarding rentals or zoo amenities, please call the Minnesota Zoo at 952-431-9500.

We hope to see you at the zoo!

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