It's time once again for St. Louis canines to "bark" on the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Saturday, June 18, for the 12th annual Purina® Pooches in the Ballpark game, presented by Schnucks, versus 2011 World Series opponent Texas Rangers.
More than 350 all-inclusive tickets go on sale Friday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m. and won't last long; last year's tickets sold out in a matter of hours. Tickets for the only game all season where dogs can join their owners inside Busch Stadium are $150 (each ticket is good for one person and one dog) and include a dog goodie bag filled with exclusive Purina samples, coupons and swag, as well as access to an all-you-can-eat buffet and all-you-can-drink water, soda and beer. Additional activities include:
Ultimate Air Dogs Competition (12:00 p.m.)
See highly trained dogs compete in canine dock-diving, which consists of dogs jumping as far as they can into a 40-foot long, 10,000 gallon pool. Located in the parking lot north of Ballpark Village and free to the general public.
Canine Cardinals Fan Costume Parade (1:45 p.m.)
All four-legged ticket-holders and owners will show off their favorite Cardinals gear in a pregame costume parade around the Busch Stadium warning track.
Purina Pro Plan® Performance Team Show (2:10 p.m.)
Watch as these incredibly talented, athletic canines perform exciting tricks and catch flying discs on Busch Stadium's outfield.
Purina Pooches in the Ballpark (3:15 p.m.)
Hundreds of canine Cardinals fans will join their owners in the designated pooch-friendly, all-inclusive sections of Busch Stadium to cheer on the home team against the Rangers.
WHEN: Tickets go on sale Friday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m. for the 12th annual Purina® Pooches in the Ballpark game on Saturday, June 18. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.
HOW: Visit cardinals.com/pooches to purchase tickets or learn more about the day's events and rules.
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.