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Six Flags St. Louis
Six Flags St. Louis
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Walk-N-Wag through Fright Fest!


Get your pup in the Halloween spirit at Six Flags St. Louis Spooky Walk-N-Wag Parade & Dog Costume Contest, presented by Purina, on October 12.*

Dress your dog in a creative costume and flaunt it on the half a mile parade course to show each of the judges that your furry best friend is better than the rest!

If your dog has what it takes, they will be selected as one of the ten doggy finalists to move on to the main stage for the Costume Contest, presented by Purina. Awards will be given to the Top 3 Best Dog Halloween Costumes selected by the panel of judges based on predetermined criteria like creativity, humor and functionality of the clever canine costumes. The following prizes will be award to the Top 3 Best Dog Halloween Costumes…

TOP DOG PRIZE: Four (4) 2020 Six Flags St. Louis Gold Season Passes and six (6) free bags of Purina Pro Plan Dog Food.

SECOND PLACE PRIZE: Four (4) 2019 single-day general admission tickets to Six Flags. St. Louis & six (6) free bags of Purina Pro Plan Dog Food.

THIRD PLACE PRIZE: Four (4) 2019 single-day general admission tickets to Six Flags. St. Louis & six (6) free bags of Purina Pro Plan Dog Food.

The fun doesn’t stop there…

After the judges have picked the Top Dog, the Top 3 dogs will then enter the park to give the park guests the chance to cheer for their favorite dog costume. The dog from the Top 3 to receive the most cheers from the crowd will also receive the Crowd Favorite Award and will win a very special VIP Pooch Pawty at Purina Farms (learn more here). 

After the Crowd Favorite Award has been chosen, stick around in Palace Gardens for a super special Purina Farms Trick Dog Presentation. 

There will be plenty of photo ops along the route to snap a pic with your furry friends and water bowls/stations will be provided by Purina. Plus, each participant will receive a collapsible doggy water bowl curtesy of Purina, available while supplies last.


Register your dog by completing the online registration form on this page and purchase your ticket online before the event at a discounted rate below by Saturday, October 12. Each dog owner will have to sign and provide the safety waiver below at the event in order to participate. Print out the waiver, sign it and bring it to the check-in table on event day in order to be checked into the event.  

Registration + Admission ticket is required for event participation. Season Pass holders and Members must purchase an event ticket for $15 to participate. Pass holder event ticket covers the cost of the exclusive event before park opening and the continental breakfast. Pass holders will need to show their Season Pass or Membership card along with the event ticket.


Parade and Contest admission is only available to those who have registered and purchased their event ticket (including Season Pass holders and Members). Each person attending the event will need to purchase an admission ticket to participate in the event. You will need to show proof of a purchased ticket to participate in the event, but the ticket will not be scanned at admissions on event day unless entering the park after the contest has ended. Dogs must be exited from the park immediately after the event concludes.

Registrants that purchase their ticket online to participate any day before October 12, 2019 will pay a discounted rate of $35.99 + tax. Plus, $3.00 for every ticket sold will go back to local animal adoption agencies for a charitable donation. If you choose not to scan the online ticket purchased in advance to enter the park on event day, the online ticket will be valid for the remaining 2019 operating season. Six Flags St. Louis Season Pass Holders and Members can participate for a special low price of $15.00 + tax when they purchase their event ticket online in advance. 



Doggy Check-in/Waiver Drop Off: 9:00 A.M.

Continental Breakfast: 9:00 - 10:30 A.M.

Parade Course Opens: 10:30 A.M.

Doggy Costume Contest: 12:00 P.M.

Crowd Favorite Award & Trick Dog Demonstration: 1:00 P.M.


Please print and sign the below waiver. Signed waiver must be presented at check-in on event day to participate in the event.



Can’t make it to participate in the walk but still want to enjoy a discount thanks to Purina?

Bring an item off of Purina’s Pet Welfare Organization’s Wish List to the donation area outside the front gate on October 12 from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. and receive a special a discounted rate of $39.99 + tax, valid on for that same visit only. Plus, $3.00 for every ticket sold will go back to local animal adoption agencies as charitable donations. See wish list items here

If you are viewing this page on the Six Flags Mobile App, click here to register! 

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