Americas Family Pet Expo Returns to Costa Mesa
From Fur to Feathers and Scales to Tails The America’s Family Pet Expo Returns to OC Fair & Event Center
All creatures great and small, from four legged to flying, will all be on display at the annual family-friendly event. Last year, there were more than 500 animal adoptions including dogs, cats and even a few guinea pigs that were adopted from the Pet Expo’s Southern California animal rescue partner organizations. Showcasing everything you need to know for a happier, healthier pet Animal education, family pet entertainment, four-legged competitions and adoptions all weekend long.
Here are just some of the headlining fun shows and activities awaiting you!
- “Cook’s Racing Hogs & Dogs” This race consists of four pigs, which run from one end of a 90-foot U-shaped track to the other. Four dogs then compete in a similar race. Waiting at the end of the track is a treat vanilla ice cream and a golden Oreo cookie.
- The Catit Playground Debuts. The interactive activity brings a close up view for guests to watch adorable adoptable cats and kittens and see how they interact with different toys and people. This is a great atmosphere for guests to learn all about cats and toys they like.
- Lucy’s Wave Maker The world's one and only mobile wave machine makes an encore appearance America’s Family Pet Expo showcasing the best surfing dogs and cats too! The wave maker made international headlines from it's appearance in the 2017 Rose Parade.
- Repticon, reptile show and sale, offering hundreds of common and rare species of reptiles in all shapes and sizes, such as lizards, snakes, and spiders.
- Splash Dogs will also be on hand offering a “splashing” good time as these dogs compete at dock jumping.
- Hobbyist Aquascaping contest. This new feature will consist of intermediate to advanced aquarists in a competition to create the most appealing natural aquarium.
Along with all the fun, Pet Adoptions will be handled onsite for those looking for that perfect animal addition to the family. There will be hundreds of animals hoping to find their “furever home” from local community partner organizations at the Pet Expo.
WHAT: The America’s Family Pet Expo Friday, April 28 - Sunday, April 30, 2017.
HOW MUCH: General Admission: $15.00
Seniors 60 and over: $13.00
Children 6-12: $10.00 5 and Under Free
Active and retired military free with ID.
WHEN: Show hours: Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-6pm.
WHERE: OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa 92626.
$8.00 parking. Kindly leave all pets at home.