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Farm Babies
March 24 – April 30 - Daily

Gather the whole family and celebrate spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm, March 24 – April 30. Say hello to
our adorable farm babies, including goats, chicks, piglets, lambs, calves and bunnies. All the cute happens daily, with special family activities each weekend.

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Daily Activities

Hay maze in the hayloft 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cow milking demonstration 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.

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Weekend Activities

Tram rides 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
April 8 – 23 Animal Enrichment at the following exhibits. 
Check out the special “egg” treats for the animals. This fun form of enrichment will include colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs.

Saturdays:
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

Sundays:
10:00 a.m. – Brown bear 
10:00 a.m. – African penguin
11:00 a.m. – Sea otters
1:00 p.m. – Amur tiger

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April 14 & 15 Added Activities

Weekend Activities
Face Painting – Face painting 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Family Craft Activity – 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
April 15 - "Peter Rabbit” costume character 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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More to Explore!

Did you know the Minnesota Zoo is a year-round destination with acres of indoor exhibits and interactive experiences for children and families? While you’re meeting our new Farm Babies, you can also learn how our conservation efforts are supporting endangered species like the Red Panda on our Tropics Trail. Or get up close and personal with sharks and rays inside the tide pool at Discovery Bay. And don’t forget about the IMAX Theatre. The Minnesota Zoo is a great place for the whole family to celebrate the sights and sounds of spring.

Plan Your Visit Now

Event Spotlight:

Adult Night Out

Friday April 21 

Explore a grown-up, kid-free version of the Minnesota Zoo after hours and enjoy cocktails and keeper talks.    More Info >

Macy’s Mother’s Day

May 14

Bring your special mom to meet some of our special mothers during our Macy’s Mother’s Day Weekend celebration. Moms receive free admission on Sunday.

Kangaroo Crossing

Sneak Peek Weekends May 6-7, 13-14, & 20-21

Be among the first to experience the land down under, up north! Join kangaroos, emus and wallabies on a real-life Australian walkabout, in the heart of the Minnesota Zoo.
 More Info >

Ongoing Events:


Penguin Feeding
10:00 AM & 2:30 PM

Tropical Reef Dive Show
10:30 AM 

Wings Financial World of Birds Show
11:00 AM & 1:00 PM  
3:00 PM on weekends

Shark FeedingS
11:30 AM

Hawaiian Monk Seal Demonstrations
12:00 PM & 2:00 PM

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