Purina Farms has reopened its Visitor Center for 2021 where families can experience the popular Purina Incredible Dog Show, watch cow milking demonstrations, take a wagon ride around the rolling hills of the property and lots more.
Numerous precautions have been put in place to provide the safest and most enjoyable experience. Reservations and capacity are limited, and a representative will guide each family through a variety of activities when they visit. Reservations are required and are free!
Your trip to the Visitor Center are Purina Farms includes:
The Purina Incredible Dog Show. This action-packed show featured dogs performing amazing feats of athleticism, including catching a disc out of the air, running through an agility course and going the distance in the pool!
Walk through the barn to view all the animals that call Purina Farms home
Rope swings for children in the second floor play area in the barn
See adoptable dogs, cats and guinea pigs at the pet center
Watch a cow milking demonstration
Grab a bite to eat at the concession stand
Relax on the patio and look at the Koi swimming in the pond
Purchase a keepsake or unique apparel at the gift shop
Take a wagon ride around the rolling hills of the property (limited seating to maintain social distancing)
Reservations include a 2 to 2.5 hour session with limited spots available. There is a limit of 5 guests per reservation. Guests are unable to bring their dogs with them at this time. All guests 5 years of age and older are required to wear a face covering at all times, except when actively eating or drinking while on the property. Face coverings are also encouraged for any guests ages 2-4. All guests must participate in a health screening before entry.
May reservations are sold out.
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