25th Annual Bark in the Park

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Event Sponsor: 
Humane Society of Missouri & Purina
Date: 
Sat May, 19 2018 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Address: 
Cricket Field in Forest Park
Cricket Drive and Grand Drive
63112 St. Louis , MO

8:00am to 1:00pm. This event is the Midwest's largest pet festival and fundraiser. Gather your friends and fellow animal lovers and spend the morning with thousands of dogs and the people who love them at Cricket Field in Forest Park! You'll have a great time AND you'll be raising "Dollars for Dogs" to help abused and neglected animals at the Humane Society of Missouri.
Adult admission includes: official event t-shirt, goodie bag, and festival admission.
Early Bird Registration: Adult admission is $25. (Celebrating 25 years of Bark in the Park with registration for just $25 per person through April 30, 2018)!
T-shirt SIZE cannot be guaranteed for those registering AFTER April 25, 2018.
General Registration: Adult Admission is $35. (May 1, 2018 - May 19, 2018). Children 12 and under are FREE!
All attendees must register for Bark in the Park, whether or not they participate in the 5K or 1-mile fun walk.
Additional fundraising is not a requirement to attend the event.
LOCATION: Cricket Field is just east of the Muny Circle and the Visitor’s Center Parking Lot. The most convenient entrance to use is off of Lindell at the History Museum. They will have plenty of signage throughout the park to direct you to Cricket Field.
PARKING: Plenty of FREE parking is available near Cricket Field - at the Forest Park Visitor’s Center Lot, on the street, and at the Lower Muny Lot.
BAD WEATHER? Yes, even if it's raining cats and dogs - they will still be at Cricket Field on May 19, 2018. Many event activities will be under tents, so come and enjoy all of the DOG-GONE fun - even if it's a little wet!
2018 Bark in the Park SCHEDULE: (Info coming soon.)
In addition to the 5k race and the 1-mile Walk for Animals, you and your pooch can enjoy lots of activities afterwards at the fun family festival:
-Enjoy performances by the ProPlan Performance Team
-Test your dog's skills at the Agility Course
-Meet the world-famous Barn Buddies from Longmeadow Rescue Ranch
-Bid on fabulous prizes at the silent auction
-Browse the pet-centric vendors and rescue groups
-Get great advice from the veterinarians of Animal Medical Center of Mid-America
-Fun activities for kids
-Challenges and giveaways for you and your pooch
-Much more fun stuff that you'll just have to experience for yourself on May 19!
New this year, Young Friends of the Humane Society of Missouri will be running a biergarten where attendees can enjoy a pint of local craft beer with their pup. The biergarten will also have popular lawn games like corn hole, giant Jenga, and a washers tournament, and, the Young Friends will also be hosting a raffle with great prizes!
You and your dog should come prepared with a NON-retractable leash and doggie clean-up bags. They will provide the doggie water and treats! NOTE: all dogs in attendance should be up-to-date on all of their vaccinations.
HSMO will accept cash, checks, debit and credit cards for all purchases at Bark in the Park, although some independent vendors may accept different payment methods.
All proceeds from Bark in the Park benefit the Humane Society of Missouri's Animal Cruelty Fund, dedicated to investigating, healing and preventing animal abuse.
For more information, email bark@hsmo.org or call 314-951-1567, M-F from 8:30am-5:00pm.
For all the details visit the event page.