Smithsonian National Zoological Park l Friends of the National Zoo



Every weekend in April, the first 500 children can take home a special Farm seed packet, courtesy of State Farm® for Kids' Farm Month! Visit the lion/tiger information booth to pick up your seed packet every Saturday and Sunday in April.

Storytime at 10:30am on Thursdays continues at the Pizza Playground.

State Farm® Day: Saturday, April 23 (10 am – 2 pm)

State Farm® will present a variety of activities with arts and crafts throughout the day and giveaways for visitors to the Kids' Farm exhibit.

  • A special "Tend your Garden" program will feature ways to recycle used shipping pallets to easily create beautiful urban gardens. Meet members of the Zoo's horticulture team and help us to "plant" seedlings in the pallets!
  • State Farm will be on hand with special giveaways throughout the day!


10 a.m. -- Fish Feeding
11 a.m. -- Meet a Farm Animal
1:30 p.m. -- Meet a Farm Animal


10:30 a.m. -- Storytime at the Farm (meet at Pizza Garden)