Chewbacca's First Birthday

Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, February 18, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The new kid on the block is turning one!

Celebrate Nigerian dwarf goat Chewbacca's birthday with us down on Franklin Farm!

The barn will be festively decorated for the occasion, and you'll get to watch little Chewbacca receive special birthday enrichment treats. Guests are also welcome to sign a giant birthday card and learn all about Nigerian dwarf goats during zookeeper encounters.


  • 11:00 a.m.: Zookeeper chat and cake for Chewbacca
  • 1:00 p.m.: Zookeeper chat and goat goodie bags

Since her birth at Franklin Park Zoo last February, Chewbacca has been warming hearts in Boston and abroad, with the news of her birth and adorable photos appearing in publications around the globe. Learn more and take a look at some of her milestones.