The Wells Fargo Family Farm brings the cutest babies from the farm – baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. Each weekend there will be special “egg” treats for the animals. This fun form of enrichment will include colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs.
Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom April 3 & 4 -11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
”Peter Rabbit” Costume character- April 4 – 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Animal Egg Enrichment – Weekends
9:00 Animal Enrichment @ Snow Monkeys
10:00 Animal Enrichment @ Brown Bears
11:00 Animal Enrichment @ Sea Otters
11:00 Meet a Bird Keeper @ Tropics Trail
1:00 Animal Enrichment @ River Otters
2:00 Close Encounters @ End of Tropics Trail
University of Minnesota Bee Squad – April 18 & 19 – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly”. Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators.
MN Pork Growers Oink Booth – April 25 & 26
Cow Milkings: 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00
Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30-1:30
The award-winning Wells Fargo Family Farm brings attention to the past, present and future of Minnesota’s family farms. It opened in May, 2000, and continues to offer Zoo guests an educational and fun, up-close and personal farm experience.
The Minnesota Zoo is located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. Open year round, the Zoo is one of the State’s premier cultural attractions serving 1.3 million visitors annually. With a mission to connect people, animals and the natural world, the Zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). Learn more at mnzoo.org or by calling 952.431.9500.