About Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park is Moving to Tower Grove Park!

New Park, Same Bark!

Grab your friends and your four-legged companion and join us in beautiful Tower Grove Park on Saturday, May 20 for the 28th annual Bark in the Park, presented by Purina! Known for its beautiful landscaping, popular Farmer's Market and dozens of major St. Louis events each year, Tower Grove Park is going to be a Paws-atively perfect place for you and your furry friends to celebrate the largest pet festival in the Midwest!  

All your favorite activities are back: 5K Race, One-Mile Walk, and Pet Festival for you and your furry friends to enjoy.

Early Bird Registration is $25 ($35 after May 1st) and includes: a Bark in the Park T-shirt, Purina Goodie Bag and all Festival Activities. Register below and check back frequently for event updates.

All proceeds from Bark in the Park support the Humane Society of Missouri's Animal Cruelty Fund, dedicated to investigating, healing and preventing animal cruelty and neglect.


Starts at:  May 20, 2023 8:00 AM
Ends at:  May 20, 2023 1:00 PM


Turkish Pavilion in Tower Grove Park
2824 Tower Grove Avenue
St. Louis,MO 63110 USA


Events Department

Why Participate?

​Did you know that Bark in the Park is the largest, annual fundraising event in support of the Humane Society of Missouri's Animal Cruelty Task Force? This team of Animal Cruelty Investigators work 24-hour-a-day, 365-days-a-year in St. Louis City, County and throughout the state of Missouri to rescue animals in distress and transport sick and/or injured stray animals.

By participating in Bark in the Park, YOU are ensuring that more animals will be rescued from harmful conditions, receive the care they need and eventually find their forever homes.

How Your Support Makes a Difference

Register as an Individual, Form or Join a Fundraising Team to raise crucial funds for the Animal Cruelty Task Force. Ask your friends, family and co-workers to support your Walk or Run at Bark in the Park and help you reach your fundraising goal! Your personal Participant Page has easy-to-use tools to share via email and social media, making it easy to ask your friends to support you!

Thank you for your support!