Welcome to Farm Babies

Farm Babies are here! Piglets, llamas, calves, chicks and more. While event tickets are limited, we’re online all the time with new videos and Zookeeper talks, live web cam, crafts, games, and photos galore. Get your cuteness overload here!

Farm Babies Photo Gallery

PIGS
GOATS
CHICKENS
SHEEP
COWS

What's New!

This year, you don’t need a ticket to get fully immersed in the Farm Babies experience. Build a virtual farm, conduct your own barnyard band, help us name our most recent farm baby, and check out new Zookeeper talks and live video streams!

Special Events

Adult Night Out - SOLD OUT

Welcome back to the most interesting cocktail hour in town! Adult Night Out – Farm Babies edition.
Date: Friday, April 23 and Friday, May 7
Time: 4:30-8 pm - Age: 18+
Cost: $10 members / $20 non-member
FEATURED EXPERIENCES:
The Feces Fling
Zoo Vet: Farm Edition
Firepits and Friends

Moonlight Yoga - SOLD OUT

What better way to celebrate spring than an evening spent under the stars at the Wells Fargo Family Farm!
Date: Saturday, April 24
Time: 8-9 pm - Age: 16+
Cost: $14 members / $18 non-members

Web Cam

Can’t get enough farm babies cuteness? Check out our live web cam for 24/7 access to your favorite newest Farm arrivals!

Farm Babies Naming Contest

Help us name our baby farm animals.

Help Us Name Our New Calf!





Select a name from the drop down list

Visit the Farm

You can visit nature’s newest arrivals at the Minnesota Zoo by reserving your timed ticket online today! This spring, we bring you closer to Mother Nature by featuring nature’s mothers- and babies!

Watch Again and Again!

Farm Babies FAQs

Do I have to purchase a ticket?

Farm Babies is included with Zoo admission. Tickets to the Zoo must be purchased online and in advance.

What is the distance out to the Wells Fargo Family Farm? Is there transportation provided?

The Wells Fargo Family Farm is approximately .73 miles from the main entrance building. There is no transportation from the main building to the Farm entrance. A limited number of electric convenience vehicles (ECVs) are available for rent.

What are the hours that we can access the Wells Fargo Family Farm?

The Farm is open daily 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.  

What baby animals will be at the Farm?

Goat kids, chicks, calves, and lambs are all viewable animals at the Farm. Certain baby animals are kept indoors for warmth and can be viewed through open barn doors as weather allows. Please limit viewing time to minimize wait time for other guests.

Is there food for purchase at the Farm?

There will be food available for purchase at the Country Fare Cafe. Hours are 11:00 am to  3:30 pm daily, subject to change. Food and drink consumption is limited to seated outdoor areas. Purchases with credit card only.

Is Farm Babies weather dependent?

Rain, shine, or snow the farm will be open.

Is Farm Babies and the Wells Fargo Family Farm ADA accessible?

Yes, both are accessible.

Is there an ATM?

Yes, there are ATMs at the Farm and inside the Zoo.

Will I be able to feed or pet the animals?

The Minnesota Zoo prioritizes the safety of our guests, staff and animals. To ensure safety for all,  feeding and petting of animals is not permitted.

Are there restrooms at the Farm?

Restrooms are available at the Farm House and behind the Granary Classroom.

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