The Children’s Area at the Hoes Down is truly amazing. There are HUNDREDS of things to do, for kids of all ages. Enjoy live entertainment, play games, grind grain, pet an adorable pig, climb all over the hay fort, and splash into the dunk tank – it is all included in the price of admission!
Utah Phillips Family Stage Line Up
11AM-noon: Clowning around with the circus
noon-1pm: Fiddle Players
1-2pm: Jimbo Trout
2-3pm: Izzi Tooinsky
4:30-5:30pm: Banana Slug String Band
7:15pm: Nighttime Story Walk with Minor Strings
1pm – Sack Races
2pm – Three Legged Races
3pm – Watermelon Eating Contest
5pm – 31st Annual Manure Pitch Off
Tipi & Puppet Shows
A perfect quite place for nursing, napping, or reading a book!
Puppet shows in the Tipi with Jennifer Aguirre
2pm - Oak Tree
4pm - Barnyard Farm
A Nighttime Storywalk – 7:15pm
Come join us on a magical journey through the farm at sunset on Saturday’s eve. Follow the lanterns and musicians and see our harvest story unfold with a surprise at the end. Begins at the Utah Phillips Family Stage at 7:15. Don’t miss it! Great for young and old alike!
2pm- Wreath Workshop
Kids (aged 0-99) have their own hands-on area with all sorts of arts and crafts, pumpkin carving, petting zoo, ice cream churning, and more. Get wet in our water roller coaster with dunking tank; climb on the towering hay fort; go on a nature walk; and then spend some time reading in the tipi or listening to a story on the Family Stage. Yahoo, there's so much to do!
Corn Husk Dolls
Ice Cream Churning
Grain to Bread
Sheep to Shawl
Sunflower Seed Saving