Rock The Barn | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

Rock The Barn

Round up the entire family for Dodge's annual farm and music festival. Join a tour of the barn where you will meet live animals up close.
Your child will also have the chance to experience a 'day in the life' by taking part in farm chores and old-fashioned games. Everyone will enjoy the live music mixed with opportunities like face painting, ice cream, and raffle entry. Proceeds for this event support Dodge Nature Preschool scholarships.

Admission includes:

· Live Music
A variety of bands sound off.

· Meet Farm Animals
Explore the barn and meet barn babies too.

· Tractor Pulled Wagon Rides
Sit back and enjoy the ride rolling by our prairie and bee apiary/orchard.

· Jump in the Hay
Kids can't get enough of this popular Dodge activity.

· Paint Your Own Face
Be your own artist.

· Kids Farm Chores
carding wool, collect eggs, and more

· Pond Dipping
Dip your net to discover what's in your scoop.

· Old-Fashioned Farm Games
These games are timeless.

· Story Walk
Follow the pages on a short walk to find out what happens next.

· Deep Fry Dandelions and Butter Making Demos
Traditional and unique tastes to sample.

...and even more surprises !


*The following activities require an additional fee. Exchange cash for tickets at our booth inside the event for value added experiences, food/drink and a chance to win.

Ticket Booth (Dodge does not have an ATM on site)
.50 = 1 ticket $5 = 10 tickets $10 = 20 tickets $20 = 45 tickets

· Bounce House (1 ticket to jump)
Bounce it out to burn off energy.

· Bake Sale (1-15 tickets)

· Pony Rides (6 tickets per child)
Giddy up in the saddle for a guided pony ride.

· Horse Wagon Rides (4 tickets per person, 8 tickets per family)
You can ride this one you together.

· Concessions (1 to 8 tickets)

· Lemonade Stands (1 ticket)
Served with great appreciation by Dodge Nature Preschool students and parents.

· Raffle Drawing ($2 per raffle ticket sold at raffle tables)
Enter for a chance to win one of our exciting prize baskets.

Register online:

Free for children ages 2 and under

Early Bird Deal - closes Friday, May 17 at noon.
$6 per person

Pay at the Gate at the Event:
$8 per person

Location: Dodge Nature Center, Farm Education Entrance 3,
1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul
Visitors please park on Charlton Street or in the Garlough Environmental Magnet School parking lot across the street from Dodge Nature Preschool.


Dodge Nature Center, Farm Education Entrance 3
1701 Charlton St.
West St. Paul, MN, 55118
United States


(651) 455-4531
Contact name: 
Dodge Nature Center
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
3 PM – 7 PM
Free for children ages 2 and under; Early Bird Deal - closes Friday, May 17 at noon. $6 per person; Pay at the Gate at the Event: $8 per person


All Ages Adults & kids together