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Friday, 11 April 2014 06:52

Grant's Farm Turns 60

AFFTON, Mo. (AP) - One of the St. Louis area's most popular attractions is celebrating a milestone.
 
Grant's Farm opens for its 60th season on Saturday. The sprawling facility in south St. Louis County is operated by Anheuser-Busch and is home to some of the Budweiser Clydesdales. It features wild animals, tram rides, baby goat feeding and other activities and draws about a half-million visitors each year.
 
New for this year will be paddle boat rides on Mirror Lake and a parakeet feeding experience. Grant's Farm also plans to offer "surprises" on 60 days. All will be promoted on the attraction's Facebook page starting May 5.
 
There is no fee to tour Grant's Farm. Parking is $12 per car and $30 for buses, RVs and oversized vehicles.
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Wednesday, 10 April 2013 13:20

Grant's Farm prepares for opening weekend

Employees at Grant's Farm are getting ready for opening weekend.

The wildlife preserve is introducing a couple of new experiences this year--camel rides and a behind-the-scenes Clydesdale tour. Admission to Grant's Farm is free, but parking will run you $12 a car. 

GRANT'S FARM HOURS OF OPERATION:

SPRING: April 13 – April 28

Saturday and Sunday Only

Saturday: 9:00am -to 3:30pm

Sunday: 9:30am – 3:30pm

SUMMER: April 30- September 2

Closed Monday (except May 28 and September 2)

Tuesday – Friday: 9:00am – 3:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday 9:30am – 4:00pm

Holiday Monday: May 27 – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Holiday Monday: September 2 – 9:00am – 4:00pm

CLOSED September 3, 4, 5

FALL: September 6- November 3

Friday: 9:30am – 2:30pm

Saturday & Sunday: 9:30am – 3:30pm

2013 Halloween Celebration

October 4 & 5

October 10, 11 & 12

October 17, 18 & 19

October 24, 25 & 26

Click here to visit Grant's Farm Website.

 

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