Critter Barn's Barnyard Bash!

Join us on May 15th for the



from 1:00 - 4:00pm

at our new location - 2950 80th Ave!

We’ve assembled some incredible friends and critters to offer an opportunity for supporters and community friends to learn more about what’s “growing" at the new Critter Barn:

  • See for yourself the progress at our new site!

  • Enjoy a guided sneak-peek tour inside our new Gambrel roof Post and Beam barn.

  • Watch a 6 minute video that shares Critter Barn’s story and purpose.

  • Joel Schoon Tanis will be there with a sample of his “new Critter Barn farm art project”.

  • Learn about how your child can add a touch of personal art to the new barn…Tile Templates!

  • Dan the “balloon man” will be creating some amazing farm creatures with his balloons!

  • Face painting or “hand-painting” for the kids.

  • Brown’s cookies for the first 500 guests.

  • Mike Perry, from Progressive a/e who works with Mary FreeBed, will be there to answer questions and share about the Universal Design of our new facility, which will provide accessibility to everyone wishing to visit our farm. 

  • See samples of Rifton’s “adaptive equipment” that will be included at our new facility to enable friends with physical challenges to enjoy the new farm.

  • Learn about our goal for “inclusive outdoor play equipment” with Game Time Equipment.

  • Ellen Bacca from WOOD TV 8, who helps with our weekly “hard-hat report,” will be on site to share her enthusiasm for the new Critter Barn.

  • Dunegrass Band will be adding “country and folk music” to brighten the afternoon.

  • ZFS (Zeeland Farm Services) will have a huge feed truck on display.

  • Critter Barn sheep will be on site, along with many animals (goats, bunnies, chickens, ducks and more) for hands-on fun.

  • Critter Barn’s dairy cows will be traveling from Paul Windemuller’s dairy farm in Coopersville to be there and meet the public for the very first time!

  • Learn about the many ways you can support this unique new farm!


New Farm Address:

2950 80th Ave, 

Zeeland, MI 49464

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We look forward to seeing you there!