2018 Annual Events
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.
Purina Incredible Canine Kids Camp: SOLD OUT
June 13, June 27, July 11 and July 19. Attendees must pre-register to participate. Open to kids ages 10-14.
Purina Pet Project Event: May 20 from 11a.m. - 2p.m. inside the Purina Event Center. Pet lovers of all ages, especially kids, can participate in a variety of service projects benefiting animal welfare organizations. Adoptable pets will also be on-site. No reservations necessary. Admission and parking are free.
Purina Farms Countrytime BBQ, Bluegrass and Brews Festival featuring Kids Carnival: June 16 – 17, 2018 at the Visitor Center from 9:30 – 3:30p.m. each day. Admission is free. Parking is $5.
Note: This event is dog-friendly, so all well-mannered dogs who are up-to-date on vaccinations may attend.
Purina Farms Pooch Playdate: June 16 & 17, 2018 inside the Purina Event Center. $5/person ages 13 and up (12 and under and dogs get in for free) Parking is $5. No reservations necessary. More information to come in May 2018. Note: This event is dog-friendly, so all well-mannered dogs who are up-to-date on vaccinations may attend.
Purina Farms Howl-o-ween Fest: October 19-21 and October 26-28 from 9:30-5:30p.m. each day. Parking is $5. Bus parking is $20. School field trip busses are FREE. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call 314-982-3232 M-F between 9:30 am - 3:30 pm to make a reservation. Note: This event is dog-friendly, so all well-mannered dogs who are up-to-date on vaccinations may attend.
Purina Farms Trunk or Treat for Kids and Dogs: October 21 from 11a.m. – 1p.m. Tickets must be pre-purchased. More information to come in August 2018.
Purina Farms Breakfast & Craft Workshop with Santa: Dec 15 & 16 from 8:30a.m. – 10a.m. each day. Tickets must be pre-purchased. More information coming in September 2018.
Purina Farms Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar: Dec 15 & 16 from 10a.m. – 3p.m. Admission is $5 per family and parking is free. More information coming in September 2018.
We would love to host your child’s birthday here at Purina Farms. Paw-ties, which are animal-centric, can take place Thursday – Sunday between the hours of 10a.m. – 2p.m. and are hosted in a 30x30 party tent right next to the Purina Farms gift shop and pet center. We offer 3 different party packages ranging from $100-$200 with several add-on entertainment options available.
Food and beverage must be arranged through our on-site food service company for each paw-ty. See the birthday flyer HERE for more information. To make a reservation to host your child’s birthday paw-ty with us, please call (314) 982-3232 M-F between the hours of 9:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.
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, or click here for more information.
From December - February, schools from around the Greater St. Louis area can request the Purina Farms Pets In The Community Program School program for an all school assembly.
The program is FREE for Greater St. Louis area schools and consists of the Purina Farms trainers and their amazing canine pets educating kids on responsible pet ownership and entertaining them with action-packed flying disc performances.
Call 314-982-3232 M-F from 9:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. for more information or email us at [email protected]. Reservation requests for the Pets In The Community School Program open up the Tuesday after Labor Day each year. In 2018, we will start taking reservation requests on September 4.