Visit Our Animals


Children 23 months and under FREE
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Visit Our Animals


The farm is going to continue to remain CLOSED to visitors. We’re confident we should be open on weekends starting on June 20th.  Please check our website for changes and updated announcements.

Dates & Time:

  • May & September: Weekends Only
  • June, July & August: Wednesday – Sunday
  • Open Memorial Day  
  • Open: 10am to 4pm
  • Closed September 5, 6 & 7 (Labor Day) 2020

Charmingfare Farm is home to many traditional agricultural animals you would expect to see on a farm. Children will enjoy the Oakhurst Dairy Discovery Barn, home to our large hands-on petting area. After visiting with the farm animals you will follow the paths leading into the woods and there you’ll encounter our wildlife exhibits; home to some of North America’s greatest predators. Throughout the day various rides, demonstrations and activities are offered. Be sure to pack a picnic lunch and spend the day with us and enjoy our animals.

Included in your Admission Ticket…

  • “Hands-On” Petting Area
  • Pony Rides (75 lbs and under)
  • Tractor Train Rides
  • Horse-Drawn Rides
  • Visit with all the Farm Animals
  • Explore North American Wildlife Exhibits
  • Picnic Areas

On the farm, we’ve got alpacas, beef cattle, chickens, dairy cattle, donkeys, draft horses, ducks, emu, geese, llamas, miniature horses, Katahdin hair sheep, Nigerian miniature goats, Old English baby doll sheep, oxen, peacocks, pigs, ponies, rabbits, saddle horses and turkeys.

Some of our wildlife residents include black bears, cougar, eagle owl, grey fox, lynx, porcupine, raccoon, red-tailed hawk, fallow deer and skunks.

For teachers, we have Field Trips available. You will find endless educational opportunities for your students all over the farm. Charmingfare is also a perfect place to have your child’s Birthday Party. Check it out!

Rides that are running the day of your visit are included in your admission price, and are unlimited. Please be sure to note the time of operations.

Hopkinton State Fair

The farm will be CLOSED (September 5, 6 & 7 2020) during the  Hopkinton State Fair. Most of our animals will be participating at the fair. Please come visit us!

Tickets sold at the door are $19 each (no discounts can be applied)

Purchase Animal Feed online and save money!

Disclaimer: Events and/or Activities Policy

You Should Know

Admission Tickets are available to visit our animals from May-September (Weekends only May & September, Wednesday-Sunday in June, July & August) weather permitting. 

Please explore our website the farm offers other events and activities throughout the year that may allow you the option to visit with our animals. 


We print our maps and brochures at the start of each year; however, circumstances beyond our control may change the animal inhabitants at Charmingfare Farm. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee any particular animal(s) will be visible or on exhibit during your visit.

We deliberately allow the vegetation in our wildlife enclosures to become over grown. This practice simulates a more natural habitat, creates a sense of security and we believe the ground stays cooler aiding in the comfort of the wildlife.

Wash Your Hands!

Remember to wash your hands after visiting the animals.

  • Especially before drinking or eating any food
  • Parents should supervise children’s hand washing
  • Keep young children’s strollers, toys, pacifiers, and blankets outside animal interaction areas.

There is a hand-washing station located located beside the sheep barn and hand sanitizers throughout the farm.


Weather is the primary reason for rides not to be operational. Morning forecast predicting rain, threats of thunderstorms and warm temperatures exceeding 90 degrees will cause our rides not to operate. Charmingfare Farm is a working farm an occasionally situations may arise requiring our staff's attention not allowing particular rides to operate.

Animal Feed Cups

We sell recyclable feed cups for guests to feed our animals. 

Please note: Animal feed in the cups DOES NOT need to meet the same standards of control as food for human consumption. Assume NO precaution has been taken towards anyone with a food allergy, especially with regards to peanuts.


Charmingfare Farm is for the most part wheelchair accessible. If you have any concerns or questions please do not hesitate to call 603 483-5623 x100. We are always willing to accommodate request to the best of our ability.


Parking for Charmingfare Farm is FREE for all. There is plenty of room for campers and buses.


No pets are allowed on the grounds and we are sorry but there are no kennel facilities. Service animals are welcome.

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