Barney's Big Purple Bus Tour is a city bus / tour that toured in honor of Barney's 20th Anniversary and promote to the home video, Dino-Mite Birthday. It originally toured in North America from September 2007 to Spring 2008.

Hospital visits

At each three-day stop, Barney along with a local celebrity first visited children at local Children's Miracle Network hospitals where Barney performed a birthday Sing-Along, took pictures and donated toys and DVDs to the hospital. The celebrity also presented Barney with a special gift, and when the tour ended, all the gifts collected throughout were auctioned off with all proceeds benefiting Children's Miracle Network.[1]


On the second and third day, of each local stop, the children could color birthday cards for Barney, and get a picture with the purple guy himself. In addition to that, at some stops (including the Times Square stop), Barney performed a mini concert. At certain stops, Barney even spoke to guests in real time (via Dean Wendt performing Barney's voice via telephone).


Archive Tour Schedules

  1. March 29, 2008, Toys R Us, 22035 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance[2]
  2. March 29, 2008 Toys R Us, 1833 La Cienega Blvd., L.A.[2]



  2. 2.0 2.1 Barney is far from extinct

Stage Shows
Barney in Concert (1991) • Barney Live! In New York City (1994) • Barney's Big Surprise (1996-1998) • Barney's Musical Castle (1999-2001)• Barney's Colorful World! (2003-2004) • Barney Live! - The Let's Go Tour (2006-2007) • Barney Live in Concert - Birthday Bash! (2010-2011)
Outside North America
Barney's Musical Park (2004;2007) • Barney's Let's Imagine (2007-2010) • Barney's Dino-Mite Birthday! - Live On Stage (2008) • Barney's Space Adventures (2008;2010) • Barney Rocks! El Concierto en Vivo! (2010) • Barney Live! World Tour - A Celebration! (2015;2017-2018) • Barney's Greatest Hits - Live On Stage (2016-2017)
Theme Park Shows
A Day in the Park with Barney (1995-Present) • Barney's Theatre (2000-2002)
Notable Personal Appearances
Barney's Open House (2000-Present) • Barney's Zoo Tour (2001;2015) • Barney's Beach Party (2002-Present) • Barney's Purple Park Tour (2002) • Christmas Fun with Barney & Friends (2004) • Barney's Christmas Star (2006) • Learn and Play with Barney (2007) • Barney's Big Fun Time (2007) • Barney's Big Purple Bus Tour (2007-2008) • Christmas with Barney & Friends (2007) • Barney's Sprout Concert (2008) • Barney's 20th Anniversary Concert (2008) • A Very Barney Christmas (2008) • Barney's World of Imagination (2009;2014) • Christmas Surprise! (2010) • Sing and Dance with Barney (2011) • Barney's Jukebox Party (2015-2016) • Barney's We're All Friends Show (2015) • Barney & Friends Favourite Hits (2016) • Barney's Birthday Surprise (2017) • Barney & Friends: Party Time (2017)