Zootoberfest: September 30th

Beer Glasses

Zootoberfest: September 30th

Saturday, September 30th, 2023 12 pm – 5 pm

Hemker Park & Zoo along with the Guardians of Conservation is excited to announce a brand-new way to celebrate October. Zootoberfest will bring some German flair to central Minnesota. It will take place on Saturday, September 30th, 2023 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sample German beer while enjoying a fall afternoon at Hemker Park & Zoo. There will be a best stein and costume contest. Must be 21 to sample German Beer. This event is included in regular zoo admission.

Sponsored by The Guardians of Conservation.

A Legacy of Love

Founded by Mark & Joan Hemker, the zoo has become a labor of love to honor Mark’s legacy since his passing 2006.