Cardinals to host 9th Annual Pooches in the Ballpark


The St. Louis Cardinals announced details for the 9th Annual Purina Pooches in the Ballpark day.


Costume Parade on Busch Stadium Field Kicks-Off Game Day Festivities

It’s time once again for St. Louis canines to “bark” on the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Saturday, June 22 for the ninth annual Purina® Pooches in the Ballpark event, presented by Schnucks®.

More than 200 dogs, along with their owners, are invited to sit in a special “pooches” section of the ballpark. Tickets for this year’s event go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. at The cost is $115 per person (dogs get in the stadium for free) and tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis. Tickets to last year’s game sold out in under a week, so St. Louis dog owners are encouraged to act fast to secure their seats and enjoy a night at the ballpark with their four-legged friends. The first ever “pooches” night game, against the Texas Rangers, will be an evening of fun-filled events including:

  • Canine Cardinals Fan Costume Parade                          4:45 p.m.
    • All four-legged ticket holders (and their owners) will show off their favorite Cardinals gear in a pre-game costume parade on the Busch Stadium field.
  • Purina® Incredible Dog Team Performance                   5:00 p.m.
    • Watch as these incredibly talented, athletic canines will snatch flying discs out of the air while performing some amazing tricks. The Purina® Incredible Dog Team travels across the country performing at sporting events, on television shows and a variety of other public events.
  • Purina® Pooches in the Ballpark                                    6:15 p.m.
    • More than 200 canine Cardinals fans will join their owners in the designated “pooch” section of Busch Stadium to cheer on a victory against the Rangers.

WHEN:            Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. for the ninth annual Purina® Pooches in the Ballpark game on Saturday, June 22. To purchase tickets, learn more about the parade, or for a list of game day rules, please go to Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

HOW:              Visit for more information about purchasing tickets.

WHO:              Purina® and Schnucks® are proud to once again sponsor this fun-filled hometown event the whole family can enjoy – including our beloved four-legged Cardinals fans.