Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Baby Animals & Tulip Festival at Andelin Farm - A Must See Attraction During Spring in Sparks, Nevada

8100 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV 89436

Baby Animal & Tulip Festival
April 7-April 30, 2022
Thursdays - Saturdays

***Andelin Farm opens in Spring (Baby Farm Animals & Tulips), Summer (Sunflowers & Sweet Corn), and Fall (Pumpkins, Corn Maze, Haunts & More).  Follow their Facebook Page for updates on opening dates

There's nothing more fun and than hanging out with cute baby animals, being among joy and laughter in perfect spring weather, munching on kettle corn, and sniffing fragrant, fresh-cut tulips.  

At Andelin Farm's Baby Animals & Tulip Festival event, you can experience all and more.

This well-known and beloved farm is run by a nice family and staff that go above and beyond in creating the best experiences for their guests.

Throughout the six years I've been visiting, lots of changes have occurred and the farm has never been more fun.  

With so many things to do, their flat per-person rate is more than worth it, allowing visitors to access a place ideal for growing memories and having some safe fun.

-Zip line (135 pound weight limit).  If you're an adult weighing less than 135 lbs, you may ride the zip line. Must be 38'' to ride with assistance and 44" to ride without
-covered jump pad
-hamster wheel
-pony and horse rides (adults may ride horses). additional $5 for all rides per person or one included ride per visit in a Seasonal Plus Pass
-chick holding experience (next to hamster wheel)
-barrel train ride
-hayride (tractor)
-baby animal petting (worker will let you in to pet them)
-feeding goats and chickens (additional fee for food or included feed in Seasonal Plus Pass)
-gem mining sluice (addition fee depending on size of mining bag)
-gift shop (trail mix, snacks, crafts, ice cream, pantry items like jams and sauces, water and Gatorade bottles)
-duck races water pumps
-hay maze
-play fishing
-U-pick flowers
-rabbit hole slides
-Easter hunt paintball- saturdays only

Current Rates for Spring Festival 2022
Spring Festival-Thursdays and Fridays $12

Spring Festival-Saturdays $14

Goat Bottle Feeding Experience $10

Lamb Bottle Feeding Experience $10

Calf Bottle Feeding Experience $10

Spring 2021 Festival Season Pass $28

Egg Hunt April 8 & 9, April 14-16

Pony Ride/Horse Ride $8

Mother's Day Brunch $50

Birthday Package- Party Pavilion

Birthday Package - Party Pen

Summer Farm Camp

Growing Memories at Andelin Farm's Baby Animals and Tulip Festival


-tickets may be purchased in person or online

Opening Times for Farm
-farm opens early April to end of April, in spring and late September - end of October for fall

Checking Weather Ahead of Time
-Check Accuweather for hourly reports (with UV index and wind speeds), to plan accordingly. I always like to put sunblock on the kiddos, in any case during the day due to the more intense sun at our elevation. 

Animals to See
-camels, llamas, alpacas, emus, sheep, goats, peacocks, turkey, horses, ponies, calves, chickens

-You don't need to purchase a ticket for admission to access their food trucks.  They can be found at the entrance to the farm.  Plenty of picnic tables available.  They are generally open during the times they are open to the public.
-Island Hot Dog Truck serves yummy hot dogs
-mini donuts and ice cream slushies available
-various vendors present during fall festival
-Card and cash accepted

-hand sanitizer stations available throughout the farm

-They recently turned their barn into a farm store with homemade goods and crafts, including jams, mixes for baking, hot sauces, snacks, kettle corn, sweet caramel nuggets, trail mix, yogurt pretzels, andelin t-shirts, sweaters, hats, jewelry, soaps, and more.
-various vendors pop up during their peak times in fall
-cold drinks and ice cream available

Private Events and Rentable Spaces
Private group tours available
-Barn and pavilions available for weddings and events

Photo Opportunities
Have a good time around the farm with countless photo opportunities- picking flowers, baby animal petting, and adult/kid horse and pony rides, and photo cutouts.  

-The farm ground is mainly dirt.  Don't forget to wear the proper footwear.  

-The parking lot has a good amount of grass to park on, but expect to encounter dirt on the way out.  

-umbrella strollers do not work best on grounds made of dirt and rocks.  Jogging and bigger strollers are recommended.  

-Porta Potties available inside and outside farm

Team Pep Talk Opening Day

Categorized Under "Season/Holidays" and "Birthday/Event Venues"