Animal Days – Nampa, Idaho

ID-45 & Scism Rd., Nampa, ID 83686

May 9-11, 2024
10am – 8pm

Unlimited Fun

Experience a day packed with exciting activities for all ages.

Family Memories

Capture moments that will be cherished for a lifetime.

Interactive Experience

Learn about farm life in a fun, interactive environment.


Explore The Heart Of The Farm

When you visit Animal Days in Nampa, Idaho, you enter a world where agricultural heritage meets modern family fun. Located in a rural setting, Nampa’s Animal Days farm enriches your experience with its blend of traditional farm life and attractions.

Nampa Animal Days is an opportunity to connect with nature and animals in a deeply personal way. You can interact intimately with a variety of animals, from petting and feeding baby animals to learning about the lifestyle of both common and exotic species.

This hands-on approach to animal interaction allows visitors to feel the pulse of farm life and understand the importance of each creature in our ecosystem.

Nampa Animal Days mini black cow
Two large pigs sleeping in their pen at Nampa Animal Days
Small baby duck rests in the palm of a child's hand during Nampa Animal Days
Close up of mini donkey at Nampa Animal Days
Close up of a kid holding black baby bunny during Nampa Animal Days family fun event
Close up of white and black feathered turkey at Nampa Animal Days


Farm-Fresh Activities & Learning

Nampa’s Animal Days shines with its array of farm demonstrations and activities. Witness the art of sheep shearing and the intelligence of herding dogs in action. Or enjoy interactive experiences like tractor rides and catching fish by hand that provide a tangible link to the farming practices that shape our world.

The excitement continues with Nampa’s range of activities designed to thrill and educate. From jump pads and giant slides, to educational ag-tivities, the farm is a playground for all ages, combining fun with learning in a natural setting.

Step into Animal Days in Nampa, Idaho, and immerse yourself in an experience where every moment is an adventure. Here, the spirit of the farm comes alive, offering a day of discovery and delight.


Affordable Spring Family Fun

Get your tickets early to save money and guarantee your day/time.

Or purchase a season pass to enjoy unlimited access for year-round family fun. All season passes include unlimited access to Animal Days, Straw Maze (includes ONE entry to the haunted maze, per week), Pumpkin Patch, and Lost In Christmas.

Collie herding ducks event at Animal Days Shindig Farms

Unlimited Fun All Day

When you buy your tickets, you will select your desired time and date, as each time period is limited to a select number of people. Visiting the farm during a specified time slot ensures more interaction with the animals and makes for an amazing experience!

Pre-Sale Tickets $12

Ages 2 and under are free.

General Admission $15

At the door. Ages 2 and under are free.

All ticket sales final. No refunds.

Unlimited Fun All Year

Your season pass is good for the purchased calendar year. If you wish to buy a season pass later in the year, the price will be adjusted based on how much time is left in the season to enjoy your pass. Season passes are location specific and cannot be used at other locations.

Individual Season Pass $60

Visit as many times as you like.

Family Season Pass $350

Includes up to 6 members.

All season pass sales are final. No refunds.


Map & Directions

ID-45 & Scism Rd., Nampa, ID 83686

(Same location as Shindig Farms)

Driving Directions

Via I-84
Take Exit 42 for Ten Mile Rd
Merge onto S Ten Mile Rd
At the traffic circle, take the 1st Exit onto W Amity Rd
At the traffic circle, take the 3rd Exit onto S Robinson Rd
Turn Right onto Deer Flat Road
Turn Left onto ID-45 S
Turn Right onto Scism Rd
Destination will be on your left


Frequently Asked Questions

Will all of the animals listed be available to pet throughout the day?

Yes. Occasionally, some animals may not be available for interaction the day of the event due to the animal’s schedule or personality.

Is Animal Days the same at every location? Or do some locations offer different animals, activities, etc.?

The animals, activities, and core demonstrations are consistent from one location to another. Some of the local vendor displays and exhibits may vary based on what providers and artisans are participating in this year’s events.

Where do I find the specific times for demonstrations I am interested in attending?

Please refer to the activities section on the homepage for demonstration times. Or feel free to contact us for more information anytime.

Do you ever cancel Animal Days due to unexpected weather, etc.? And what happens if I purchased my ticket(s) for that day?

While canceling Animal Days is unlikely, if we unexpectedly do have to cancel a day of the event, we will either change the day(s) of the event or provide you with a full refund.

Is Animal Days open throughout the year?

Animal Days comes around ONE time a year, during the springtime. It’s offered at three different locations in Idaho – Burley, Nampa, and Eastern Idaho.


Looking for fun family events in the fall and winter?

Navigate 8-foot falls of twists and turns at the Shindig Farms Straw Maze & Pumpkin Patch in the fall, and the Lost In Christmas Maze in the winter filled with Christmas lights and holiday spirit.

Aerial photo of the Burley Straw Maze in Idaho

Straw Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Fall 2024

Lost in Christmas event display in Burley of an old flat bed truck filled with lights and Christmas decorations

Lost In Christmas

Winter 2024


Get Involved

Are you a local agriculturally based business, artisan, vendor, or hobbyist?

We love promoting local and connecting our visitors with quality products and services in the area. From animals (farm and exotic) to products and services (eggs, milk, cheese, lotions, soaps, honey, fibers, horse shoeing, animal care, lessons, classes/training, etc.).

If you have something you’d like to offer at Animal Days, we’d love to hear from you. It’s never too late to jump into this year’s event and profits are yours to keep!