Dog Events in Missouri

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Missouri who are as crazy about their pets as you, there’s no better place to bring Fido than a dog event. Attend any of the dog shows, agility competitions, costume parades, festivals or fundraisers in Missouri on our Dog Events Calendar and you’ll meet hundreds, maybe even thousands, of dog lovers. And since 70% of the events listed benefit humane societies, attending one is a great way to help homeless pets too.

Pet Friendly Puppies' Night Out
Dec 21, 2023 – Dec 26, 2024

Puppies' Night Out

Puppies' Night Out You and your puppy are invited to a night of fun and socialization within the Small Dog Park at Bar K! While your new addition to the family explores the space and meets other playful attendees, owners can grab themselves a refreshing, seasonal drink. The event is open for puppies aged between 3 and 9 months. See Details
Pet Friendly Canine Massage at The Dogs' Spot
Canine Massage at The Dogs' Spot Bring your furry friend to get a massage! Benefits of canine massage therapy include reducing stress and anxiety, decreasing pain, improving circulation, promoting tissue healing, improving range of motion, and more. Be sure to schedule an appointment in advance. See Details
Bark at the Park with the Kansas City Royals Take your leashed dog out to the ballgame to celebrate with organizations committed to animal welfare. A waiver stating your pet is up to date on vaccinations is required, which you can fill out beforehand or once you arrive. 2024 Bark at the Park is scheduled for April 23, May 21 and September 3. All times subject to change; please click on Visit Website for up-to-date information. See Details
Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park Bring Fido and a blanket or lawn chair for free movie nights featuring a mix of new releases and classic summer flicks. Screenings include Barbie on May 18th, Wonka on June 15th, and Clueless on July 20th. See Details
Doggy Days at Chicken N Pickle Enjoy food and drinks each week with Fido on the spacious lawn and patio for this dog-focused happy hour! See Details
Zona Rosa Summer Concerts in the Park Bring Fido, friends, and a blanket or lawn chair each week while you enjoy live music in a relaxing community atmosphere. Food will be available from a variety of restaurants, including Bravo's pet-friendly patio. See Details
The Macklind Mile Dog Mile Enroll you and your pup in this one-mile race that gathers the community together afterward with music, food and activities. All fitness levels are encouraged to sign up. Once dog per runner. Pups must be at least six months old and have a current Rabies vaccination. Registration includes a Macklind Mile Shirt, a medal and a silicone dog tag. See Details
Patio Pawty Come over and enjoy some sunshine-filled furry festivities with pup-sized pools, tasty treats, toys, and delightful goodies courtesy of Sierra Nevada! See Details
Pickin' On Picknic This intimate, family and pet-friendly bluegrass festival offers camping, music, food and craft vendors, workshops, swimming, a kid zone, and more. Set in a picturesque venue along the Meramec River, you'll have access to rolling scenic bluffs, lake and river access. Attendees can look forward to large late-night bonfires with special guests and a Sunday morning river revival, making for a memorable weekend with bluegrass legends and favorite people. Dogs are welcome on a leash. See Details
Dive Bomb Industries Squadfest Bring Fido and the family to this trade show geared towards outdoor living and recreation! The entire event is dog-friendly and even features a 2-day Retriever Combine where spectators watch retrievers compete in 3 events for the top spot. There are dog watering stations throughout the venue and all breeds and ages are welcome. All dogs must be leashed unless competing in the Retriever Combine. See Details
Puppuccino Crawl Take a stroll with Fido through the park while he enjoys a puppuccino! Plus, you'll get to meet other pets and pet owners during your visit. Dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after. See Details
Yappy Hour at Le Méridien St. Louis Clayton Pamper Fido with a night out to enjoy a biscuit and bone bar, puppy mocktails, and a paint with your pup art activity. Humans can enjoy specialty cocktails, petite plates and chic bites. Plan a weekend and book your dog-friendly stay at Le Méridien St. Louis Clayton HERE. They welcome one dog up to 80 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per night. See Details
Hot Dippity Dog Swim Bring your furry friend down to swim and enjoy the last day of the pool season! Dogs are required to be on a leash upon entering the pool area, but once Fido is in the water, the leash may be removed. To ensure everyone's safety, please avoid swimming underwater and bringing young children to swim. See Details
Dog Day at White Birch Bay Bring Fido to enjoy a splash at the local aquatic center with other water-loving canines! All dogs must be recently bathed and provide proof of a current DHLLP and rabies vaccine at the door. Pups must also wear an ID tag at all times and always be accompanied by an adult human. See Details
Drool at the Pool Fido's invited to take a dip in the pool as it closes for the season! Owners must provide current vaccine records for each dog (valid through event date). Humans are free and are welcome to wade, knee-deep, but no swimming is allowed. There will be two time slots: 5:00 PM until 6:30 PM or 6:45 PM until 8:15 PM. Limited walk-ins will be available. See Details
Dog Splash Bring your pup or pups out to enjoy an end-of-summer swim in any of the three pools. All dogs in attendance must bring proof of current Rabies and Bordetella vaccinations. Please note that there's a limit of three dogs per handler, and all handlers must be at least 18 years of age. See Details
Doggy Swim Day Dogs and humans can take a dip in the zero-depth entry and lap pools at Cape Splash! All dogs must be on a leash when entering the facility, and vaccinations are required. A private session will be held from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (limit of 20 dogs). Dogs under 25 pounds are invited from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, dogs 25-75 pounds from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, and dogs 75+ pounds from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM. Limit of two dogs per human, and small dogs can attend a larger dog session. See Details
Belton Fall Festival Bring Fido on a leash to this two-day event packed with activities. The event will have local vendors, delicious food and live entertainment. Please pack a lawn chair or blanket. On Friday, the event will be held from 5 PM to 10 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to 10 PM. See Details
Picnic in the Park Pack your picnic basket, a blanket, and leash up Fido for a picnic on the lawn! You can bring your own food from home or order a meal to-go from one of the many nearby restaurants downtown. After meeting at the Visitor Center entrance, you'll walk with a Park Ranger to the picnic location. Enjoy your meal with your pup then stay for games, photo ops, goodies, and treats. Also, don't forget to have Fido sworn in as an official B.A.R.K Ranger! See Details
Pet Howloween Costume Parade Dress up Fido in their best costume for this event on the park lawn. You'll take a stroll through the arch grounds, then the pup with the best costume will be awarded a prize! Don't forget to bring your camera. See Details