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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. Take a field trip to Purina Farms or host a Paw-ty!

2024 Annual Events

Dog Day Out

Dog Day Out

Get ready for a tail waggin' good time with your pup this August 23 & 24, 4PM to 8PM. Dog Day Out will feature a variety of canine sports (including the all-time favorites lure coursing and dock diving), games, and activities designed to challenge your dog mentally and physically. 

Advanced reservations are required. First dog is $20, each additional dog is $15 - people are free! 


Diving Dog Practice Sessions

Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out in the sport of diving dog, we invite you to get your paws wet at Purina Farms! Sign-up for a 30-minute practice session for $30 with unlimited splashes. Sessions are limited to one registration per time slot with a maximum of four dogs. Sessions are held at our outdoor pool located near the Main Show Field. Trainers will not be provided. Advanced reservations are required.

Fridays | 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. 
Saturdays | 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Open Practice Sessions | Summer 2024

Open Practice Sessions inside the Purina Event Center provide dog owners a chance to hone their skills and take their game to the next level. You and your dog(s) can practice agility, conformation, obedience and rally. First dog will be $12, each additional dog is $8. Trainers will not be provided. Advanced registration is required. No on-site payment will be available. 

Available Dates:
June 25
July 3, 5, 6, 16, 30
August 6, 13

Pints and Puppies

Pints and Puppies Blood Drive

Join us at the Purina Event Center for a Pints and Puppies blood drive through the American Red Cross. Donate blood. Pet adoptable puppies. Feel good. It’s that simple!

All donor slots will be by appointment only - no walk-ins allowed.
Donors will receive a specially-designed event hooded long-sleeved shirt (while supplies last).

Upcoming Appointments:
February 15 | 12-5 p.m. 
July 30 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
November 19 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Field Trip

Field Trips

Field trip bookings will open on January 1 for the same calendar year. Inquiries will be taken on a first come first serve basis.

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.

Capacity is limited, reservations are required and must be made two-weeks in advance. If you are planning on ordering food from the concession stand for your group, orders must be placed two-weeks in advance. We cannot promise the availability of day-of orders. 

Can't make it out to see us in person? Take a tour of Purina Farms from the comforts of your home or classroom. Virtually meet all the wonderful animals that call Purina Farms home and the canines who perform as part of the Purina Incredible Dog Team. Hear from the Purina Farms team of pet lovers on the unique characteristics of each pet featured during the field trip and discover interesting facts about their abilities, personalities and care. 

For more information, call us M-F anytime between 9:30a.m – 3:30p.m. at 1-888-688-PETS (7387) or email us at purinafarms@purina.nestle.com.

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Birthday Pawties

Celebrate your special day with a Birthday Pawtie at Purina Farms! Schedule your all inclusive experience with your own private pavilion, exclusive seating at the Incredible Dog show, VIP wagon ride, food, drinks, and more! 

Capacity is limited, reservations are required and must be made two-weeks in advance. Food orders must also be placed at least two-weeks in advance. 

Also introducing virtual birthday greetings from your friends at Purina Farms. We’ll email you a video of our birthday song featuring the animal residents of Purina Farms and include a personalized message in the email with our well wishes. Although the greeting is free, we encourage making a $10 donation to the APA of Missouri, one of our animal welfare organization partners, if you are able. 

For more information, download the inquiry form linked below and send in an email to purinafarms@purina.nestle.com For additional questions call us M-F anytime between 9:30a.m – 3:30p.m. at 1-888-688-PETS (7387).

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