A Night at the Library: MN Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular 2022

A Night at the Library: MN Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular 2022

A few years ago I went to my first ever MN Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, then COVID happened so we didn't end up going the two years following that. Well, this year it's back or rather we went back to it. The theme for this year was: Night at the Libary. So, everything was themed around various types of books you might find. There are more than 5,000 glowing carved pumpkins at this event. So, there's no way to photograph all of them. But I did photograph a bunch of them. So, I thought I would do a photo gallery type thing from the event since I had an absolute blast at it.…

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Photo Diary: Minnesota Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Photo Diary: Minnesota Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

The other night I actually left my house to be "social" by that I mean I hung out with my mom and sister by going to the Minnesota Zoo for the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. This is the second year they have done this event, so I didn't know what to inspect since I didn't go last year and held off on looking up any information. This way I could get the full experience. Apparently there were 5,000 illuminated pumpkins all with different sizes, shapes, and faces. It was incredible! …

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Adult Night at Minnesota Zoo

Adult Night at Minnesota Zoo

So one thing I really wanted to do for my birthday was go to the zoo, but in Minnesota it ends up just being a massive crowd of parents with children to the point where it's hot, sticky, and you can't see over them to look at the animals especially when you're five feet two inches tall. My sister, Lucy, discovered we could go to the zoo when there wasn't any of that. Minnesota Zoo was offering starting this summer once a month, a time where it's adults only at the zoo for two and a half hours. So no crowds, no filters, and booze. Sign me up! …

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