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Welcome to Brookhollow’s Barnyard
2018 Birthday Parties
We are now offering two different party options for the 2017 season: Hoedowns for our larger parties for between 40-65 people and new this year, Shindigs for smaller parties for between 30-35 people. Hoedowns for parties for up to 65 people and Shindigs for up to 35 people.
COST $600 for up to 65 people ($8.50 per person over the 65 people)
Hoedowns take place at 425 Powerville Road (around the corner from the PETTING FARM entrance)
Hoedown parties are THREE hours long and include entrance to our petting farm, use of the party area, a hayride and a Moo Moo Choo Choo train ride for the kids. Hoedowns begin and end at 425 Powerville Road. Times for the Hoedowns are as follows : 10:00am to 1:00pm or 2:00- 5:00pm. During the 3 hours, you will spend time at both the party location as well as the PETTING FARM. Please do not arrive more than 20 minutes prior to your party. Any and all guests on the farm property associated with your party will be handed a wristband. The host and hostess will be financially responsible for any and all guests who spend time at either location.
Begins 10:00 depart 2:00
Begins 2:00 depart 5:00
Cost $250 (plus tax) for up to 35 people.
Shindigs Parties can accommodate up to 35 people and take place in a TENT adjacent to the PETTING FARM entrance (back left corner of 301 Rockaway Valley Road). Times for the SHINDIGS are 10:00 – 11:30, 12:00 – 1:30, 2:00 – 3:30 and 4:00 – 5:30. These parties include entrance to petting farm for up to 35, 1 borrowed bucket of animal food for each child and an hour and a half use of our TENT. There are 5 six foot picnic tables in this tent as well a 1eight foot serving table. We recommend Roma’s Pizzeria for food delivery ((973) 335-1614). Please keep your guests list BELOW 35 people. Each party will receive 35 wristbands. There is absolutely no entry into petting farm without a wristband. Pick up for children is outside the admissions building next to the duck pond. Parents will not be allowed in the petting farm without a wristband. Tractor and or train rides may be purchased for $3 each. You may remain at PETTING farm until closing but you must be cleaned up from the SHINDIG TENT by your allotted departure time to allow the next party the same accommodations. There are recycling and garbage bins next to the tent. For this reduced rate, you are responsible for ordering your own pizza, cleaning up after your party, and making sure you are out of the tent by the allotted time so that the next party has the same accommodations as you and your party: ) When you arrive, please obtain your wristbands in the admission building. All guests must have a wristband to gain access into petting farm.
Begins 10:00 depart 11:30 Host and hostess may set up at 9:45
Begins 12:00 depart 1:30 Host and hostess may set up at 11:45
Begins 2:00 depart 3:30 Host and Hostess may set up at 1:45
Begin 4:00 depart 5:30 Host and Hostess may set up at 3:45
Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes prior to your party. You will NOT be given access to the Shindig Tent until that time.
Call or email to schedule a party. Tina (201) 400-4505 or admissions office (973) 917-3060
Summer Field Trips
Pricing for 2018 Spring and Summer season is $7.50 per person. This includes admission to our petting farm, a borrowed bucket of carrots to feed our animals, a fun bumpy hayride and lots of playtime. Schools may add a train ride (fits 18 per ride) for $2 per child.
Pricing for 2018 Fall season is $10 per person. This includes admission to our petting farm, a borrowed bucket of carrots to feed our animals, a fun bumpy hayride to our pumpkin patch, a small pumpkin (the size of cantaloupe) and a hayride back to the petting farm where you can continue to play if time allows or meet your bus. Schools may add a train ride (fits 18 per ride) for $2 per child.
Field trip parking located at 301 Rockaway Valley Road.
- Wear comfortable shoes and clothing so that your buckaroos are comfy.
- Each hayride fits approximately 25 -30 people. Baby Bjorns or similar carriers are encouraged for infants as strollers are cumbersome to lift onto wagon. You may leave strollers at petting farm adjacent to hayride entrance.
- Porta potty is located both at petting farm and at picnic area.
- Hand Sanitizer located on hay wagon and in admissions building.
- Remember recycled bags and sharpies to corral pumpkins.
- Additional pumpkins may be purchased per pound.
Come join us for a fun filled week at our barnyard camp. In 2018 we offer weekly camps the last week of June through mid-August. The camp will include time with our farm animals, nature walks, daily crafts, tractor rides, story time and a snack.
Please supply your children with lunch.
|Week 1||June 25 – June 29||America the Beautiful|
|Week 2||July 2 – July 6||Pink Pigs (4 day week)|
|Week 3||July 9 – July 13||Pony Camp|
|Week 4||August 6 – August 10||Under the Big Tent|
|Week 5||August 20 – August 24|
We offer, Speckled Chicks, ages 4-6, which runs from 9am- 12pm and is $200 (plus tax) per week. Spotted Cows, ages 7-10, which runs from 9am-3pm and costs $325 (plus tax) per week.
The camp will include time with our farm animals, nature walks, daily crafts, tractor rides, train rides, story time, games and a snack. Please supply your children with lunch. Each Friday Brookhollow’s Barnyard will supply pizza for our end of week pizza party. Each child will receive a t shirt which we ask that they wear each day of camp. Additional t-shirt can be purchased for $12 each.
Call Tina for camp availability, (201) 400-4505.
Please contact Tina@Brookhollowsbarnyard.com for Camp Registration.
All forms must be returned two weeks prior to start of each week.
Brookhollow’s Barnyard operates a Pumpkin Patch during the fall. We are open weekends from mid September through October. Shoot our corn cannon, enjoy a hayride, take the kids on one of our train rides – Moo Moo Choo Choo or our Cow Train, and look for the perfect pumpkins for your jack-o-lanterns. During this time, you can access the petting farm from either the Pumpkin Patch entrance at 425 Powerville Road or our regular Petting Farm entrance 301 Rockaway Valley Rd.
Field trips are available for groups of 20 or more. Field trips in the fall include a hayride, admission to the petting farm as well as a small pumpkin. Click here for more field trip info.
In the fall of 2015, Brookhollow’s Barnyard introduced our newest attraction: Zombie Paintball Hayrides. From the safety of your seat on our specially fitted 20 gun hayride, shoot at fixed targets, skeletons and pop up zombies. New 2017 Pricing: $12 for 200 paintballs with the option to buy another 150 paintball for $10. Ride time is about 15 minutes but come early for refreshments, photos with real Zombies and scare time. This ride is best suited for the ‘tween crowd, but all ages can participate. Visit our shop for Zombie T-shirts and ghostly s’mores.
The Paintball wagon is also available for Birthday Parties.
Cut your own
The cold weather finds the petting farm closed – we send our animals on winter vacation to our nearby farm where they enjoy lots more space and a large warm barn. We, however, continue to work getting ready for our favorite time on the farm, the opening of our “Cut your own Christmas tree” farm. After exerting all that energy finding and cutting your own tree, come watch Farmer Tina make fresh mini donuts. Tea, hot chocolate, coffee, delicious hot apple cider and donuts are available to purchase. You won’t feel too guilty indulging in the donuts after all that work! They are truly delicious! Please check our Facebook for dates and pricing.
For the past few years, the Barnyard has celebrated spring with an annual Easter Egg Hunt. This is the one time we offer pictures with our baby animals as well as the opportunity to hunt for eggs. To make this event enjoyable for all ages, we limit the amount of eggs per child. The price for this one day event includes a Barnyard bucket filled with carrots as well as 10 eggs per child and unlimited time at the petting farm. Egg hunts are at 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30 pm and 3pm. Farm is open that day from 10am-4pm.