A HUGE thank you to all of our Purina Festival Zone exhibitors  and to our partner xplor for bringing great free family entertainment to the Purina Festival Zone. we look forward to a great year of planning for our 40th Birthday Party in 2020. 

GThe Purina Festival Zone will host a variety of activities and free hands-on fun for the entire family and will be located on the north side of the Arch, just past Gate 3.

Fair Saint Louis is proud to partner with xplor planning and organizing all of the activities in the Purina Festival Zone. xplor curates and creates inspiring experiences for businesses, individuals, and families.  Part experiential marketing company, part event planners, part consensus builders, and part connectors, xplor is the first company of its kind in the St. Louis area.  We vet, concept, and bring to life events that impact bottom lines and result in real relationships.

 If your attraction is interested in providing a free hands on educational opportunity for kids of all ages, click here for the Festival Zone application. 

2019 Festival Zone Exhibitors

All American Gymnastics & Super Ninja – check out the ninja warrior course and other fun activities

BJC Health Care – assemble your own first aid kit – great for your swim bag or camp backpack and visits the photo booth for a Fair Saint Louis memento

Circus Kaput – celebrate the day with fun face painting

Consuming Kinetics Dance Company – watch live dance performances

Eckert’s – distribute free peaches (first come first served, limited quantities), take home throw and grow activity and snap a memorable photo

Field House Museum – make a paper fan using coloring pages that feature Eugene Field’s poetry

FIT4MOM St. Louis – use your creativity in making your own paper fan with paint and Popsicle sticks

Juggling Jeff – you won’t be able to miss him! Check out the highly entertaining, highly entertainer juggler to get you in the patriotic spirit

My Gym Chesterfield Children’s Activity Center – children’s activity area

Play Street Museum – make and take your own slime

Pro Plan Performance Team – the high-flying Purina Pro Plan Performance Team is a collection of some of the world’s most athletic canines performing amazing acrobatic flying disc routines set to music.  Together, our team holds numerous championship titles earned in various competitions and have performed at several NBA, NFL, and MLB stadiums.

Wednesday, July 4 – 2:00 pm, 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm

Friday, July 5 – 4:30 pm and 6:15 pm

Saturday, July 6 – 2:00 pm, 4:15 pm and 6:00 pm


Saint Louis Chess Campus – learn to play or challenge a friend in the open chess play and other family activities

The Little Gym – run the kiddos through a children’s fitness area

The Magic House St. Louis Children’s Museum– hats off to America! Celebrate Independence Day and show off your American pride by decorating your very own Lady Liberty crown.

Upperlimits Rock Gym – take in a view of the festival grounds from 25 feet in the air by climbing on this portable rock wall