Special Events

ANNUAL EVENTS, BIRTHDAYS & FIELD TRIPS

Each season, Purina Farms hosts special annual gatherings. From egg hunts to trick-or-treating, families can celebrate their favorite holidays at Purina Farms. All of our celebrations are family-friendly, and some are even dog-friendly.

2020 SPECIAL EVENTS

 

 

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Purina Farms Responsible Pet Owners Day

POSTPONED TO SEP 13, 2020.

 

Event Info: Low-cost pet services offered including vaccinations, microchipping, nail trims, and pet ID tags.

More information to come July 2020. 

 

 

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Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Qualifiers and Practice

September 25, 2020
9a.m. – 4p.m

 

Event Info: More information to come July 2020.

Location: The Main Show Field.

Admission & Registration: More information to come July 2020.

 

 

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Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge National Championships

September 26, 2020
11a.m. – 4p.m.

 

Event Info: More information to come July 2020.

Location: The Main Show Field.

Admission & Registration: More information to come July 2020.

 

 

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Purina Farms Trucks & Tails

October 3, 2020
10a.m. – 3p.m.

 

Event Info: Watch a parade of big construction vehicles and farming equipment along with various breeds of dogs in this perfect pairing event. From fire trucks and Dalmatians to Bulldozers and Bulldogs, this family-friendly event is fun for all.

Location: The Visitor Center

Admission & Registration: More information to come August 2020.

 

 

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Purina Farms Trunk or Treat for Kids and Dogs

October 18, 2020
11a.m. – 1p.m.

 

Event Info: More information to come in August 2020.

Admission & Registration: Tickets must be pre-purchased.

 

 

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Pooch Playdate

Oct 26, 2020 — Nov 1, 2020

 

Event Info: Are you and your dog looking to spend quality time together? Grab the leash and your dog to burn some energy together inside the 84,000 sq ft Purina Event Center. You dog can play more than 15 games that include a walking track, obstacle course, a maze and much more.  More details to come in August 2020.

Admission & Registration: Dogs are $10. Tickets must be pre-purchased online.

 

 

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Purina Farms International Cheese, Wine & Canine Festival

November 7, 2020
6p.m. – 9p.m.

 

Event Info: Sample wines from around the world while learning about 40 different breeds of dogs originating from a variety of countries. Plus enjoy unique entertainment. More details to come in August 2020.

Admission & Registration: Tickets must be pre-purchased online.

 

 

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Purina Farms Breakfast & Craft Workshop with Santa

December 5, 2020 | December 6, 2020
8:30a.m. – 10a.m. each day

 

Event Info: More information coming in September 2020.

Admission & Registration: Tickets must be pre-purchased.

 

 

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Purina Farms Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar

Dec 5, 2020 | Dec 6, 2020
10a.m. – 3p.m.

 

Event Info: More information coming in September 2020.

Admission & Registration: More information coming in September 2020.

OTHER ANNUAL EVENTS

 

 

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Film Night At The Farms

Nov 20, 2020 | Dec 18, 2020 
6p.m. – 9p.m. 

Select evenings throughout the year.

 

Event Info: The events are kid and dog-friendly although all the activities are offered only for children.

Location: Depending on the time of year, the movie nights may be inside or outside. It will be noted within the event information.

Admission & Registration: TBD.

 

 

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Pups On The Patio

Sep 18, 2020 | Oct 9, 2020
6p.m. – 8:30p.m.

Select evenings throughout the year.

 

Event Info: Enjoy a date night with your dog (and your friends) on the Visitor Center patio that includes delicious appetizers, cocktails and live entertainment. Download flyer for more info. 

Location: Visitor Center patio

Admission & Registration: Reservations required. $20/person (must be 21 or older).

HOST A PAW-TY

We would love to host your child’s or pet’s birthday party here at Purina Farms.

 

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Child Paw-ties

Child Paw-ties are animal-centric, can take place inside our 13,000 sq ft Gateway Hall at the Purina Event Center or outside in one of our tents or pavilions on the property. Pricing ranges from $100-$250 depending on the paw-ty package with several add-on entertainment options also available. Download a paw-ty package flyer for more details.

To make a Paw-ty reservation, please call 314-982-3232 M-F between the hours of 9:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.  

 

 

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Pooch Paw-ties

Pooch Paw-ties can take place on our Paw-ty Patio with an adjacent indoor space or inside our Hound Hall at the Purina Event Center.  Both the Patio and the Hall feature an off-leash area for the dogs. Pricing ranges from $100-$150 depending on the number of canine participants Download the Pooch Paw-ty Package for more details. 

To make a Paw-ty reservation, please call 314-982-3232 M-F between the hours of 9:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. 

FIELD TRIPS & PETS IN THE COMMUNITY PROGRAM

 

 

Field Trips

Thousands of St. Louis-area school children travel to Purina Farms every year on field trips. The educational emphasis of Purina Farms makes it perfect for integrating into the curriculum of preschool and elementary school students. 

For more information on scheduling a field trip to Purina Farms, call (314) 982-3232.

 

 

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Purina Farms Outreach | Pets in the Community

Purina Farms also offers an outreach program for the Greater St. Louis area that takes all the best parts of Purina Farms and takes them on the road to entertain and promote proper pet care. The program is open to hospitals, schools, fairs, festivals, rehabilitation centers and any community establishment that is open to learning more about how pets and people are better together!

 

Note: If you are a local school and you would like the Pets In The Community school program to come to your school for an assembly, then call 314-982-3232 starting the day after Labor Day in 2020. This is the first day of the 2 week request period for schools to express interest in having the program. Selected schools are then notified at the beginning of October and the program runs December 2020-February 2021.