Family Fun: Minnesota Zoo Farm Babies

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Springtime means Minnesota Zoo Farm Babies time whether Minnesota is ready to give them a warm welcome or not! minnesota zoo farm babies

I’m guessing most of the newly-born lambs, calves, piglets and the rest have been spending their time huddled around heat lamps in the barn instead of basking in the sun at the Wells Fargo Family Farm. The days are warming up! Opening day looks like it will be in the upper 40s, after a week of mostly 40s!

The animals will be greeting guests from March 23 to April 30, 2018. In addition to getting hands-on with the babies, there are tons of other weekend activities to enjoy out at the Wells Fargo Family Farm area of the zoo. The other weekend offerings are as follows:

  • Tram rides from the grain elevator (which, by the way, is a fun attraction in itself!) will run from 11:30am-1:30pm. 
  • Cow milking demonstration 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m
  • Family activity 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
  • Special Activities – Easter Weekend – March 31st and April 1st –
    • A visit from Peter Rabbit on Easter, March 31, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Animal Enrichment Activities All Weekend
      • Saturday:
        9:00 a.m. – Snow monkey
        10:00 a.m. – African penguin
        10:00 a.m. – Brown bear
        11:00 a.m. – Sea otter
        1:00 p.m. – Amur tiger
      • Sunday:
        10:00 a.m. – Brown bear
        10:00 a.m. – African penguin
        11:00 a.m. – Sea otters
        1:00 p.m. – Amur tiger
  • April 21 & 22 – Square dance demonstrations
  • April 21 & 22 – University of Minnesota Bee Squad
  • April 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 – Guild of Metalsmiths demonstrations

Admission to the Minnesota Zoo Farm Babies exhibit is included with your zoo tickets. You can find current ticket prices and parking rates here. Find ways to get discounts here.


You are invited toFFTC's Spring FlingFree 

Heartfelt on Saturday, April 14, 2018

10:00 am-1:00 pm


 


For more ways to get your Farm Baby Fix, Where to Find the Minnesota Farm Babies in 2018.



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Anne Kingston

If we left it up to Anne to write her own bio, it would never get posted. She doesn't enjoy talking about herself, but Anne does love exploring the Twin Cities with her family and sharing her finds here. She, her husband and their four kids are lifelong residents of St. Paul.

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