Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar at Purina Farms

Saturday, December 2, 2023
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Sunday, December 3, 2023
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The Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar is a family-friendly event especially for dogs and kids! This St. Louis favorite returns to the state-of-the-art Purina Event Center the weekend of Dec. 2-3 and offers fun for all ages, including a Kids' Activity Area and photos with Santa.

Shop for the holidays from over 25 local retailers, offering a wide selection of holiday gifts and treats for everyone on your list. Entertain the kiddos at Jingle Bell Junction and burn off that puppy energy at Slobber Town. Don't forget to capture the magic of the season with Santa Claus!

Toys for Tots® and Presents for Pets: Receive one free Photo Pass with Santa OR a free gift for your pet when you donate a pet supply** or new, unwrapped toy for kids ages 12 and under

Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar will feature a dedicated sensory-friendly space for the duration of the event that will offer photos with Santa for families with children of all abilities from 12 -12:30.

Admission is free. 

Festive Fun for Everyone (pets and families)

  • Shop till you drop at Vendor Village featuring over 25 local retailers!
  • Adoptable pets at Adoption Alley
  • Canine performances by the Purina Incredible Dog Team
  • Photos with Santa Claus - dogs and kids of all ages can get their photos taken with Santa. Each sitting is $5 which includes a printed photo and digital copy sent to registrants after the event. Photo Passes may be purchased onsite the day of the event.
  • Giveaways! Limited to one giveaway bag per household.


  • Slobber Town – activities for dogs!


  • Jingle Bell Junction – activities for kids!
  • Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus

If you bring your own dog, he or she must be leashed and up to date on all vaccinations with a visible rabies tag.

The Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar will feature a dedicated sensory friendly space for children of all abilities for the duration of the event. Photos with Santa in the sensory friendly area will be available from 11:30 to 12:30.

The Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar will be held Saturday and Sunday, December 2 and 3, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. Advance registration is required.

Admission is free. Parking is $25 per vehicle. 

For more information and to register, go to


* Nestle Purina PetCare Company will donate $1 of each online registration fee to Tenth Life Cat Rescue during the promotion period 10/9/2023 to 12/3/2023.

** Pet supplies may include new collars, harnesses, dog leashes, dog or cat sweaters, KONG and other hard plastic toys, blankets, and pet-safe salt melt. Please no food or litter.

Dogs are welcome! No retractable leashes. Dogs must be up to date on vaccination, have a visible rabies ID tag, be well socialized and free of health concerns. Puppies must be at least 4 months old with age-appropriate vaccinations to attend. View our complete guidelines and visiting pet policy at


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