Look Around Lubbock: PetFest

Look Around Lubbock: PetFest

The 2nd Annual PetFest to Benefit Lubbock Aquarium is Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28 at Adventure Park. The event will feature a live shark encounter, pet pageant, furry fun run, festival, go kart rides, ocean conservation booth, putt-putt golf, rock climbing, bumper cars, touch tank, and more. The shark encounter shows are at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m.

The VIP Banquet and private shark encounter is on Friday, April 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The evening will feature a chef-inspired dinner and silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person and $350 for a table of eight. 

The Furry Fun Run is Saturday, April 27 with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. and run at 9:00 a.m.  Registration is $20 for adults over 23-years-old, $15 for students 13-22-years-old, and children under 12-years-old are free.  Advanced registration receives a free t-shirt.

The festival is on Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with the pet pageant kicking off at noon on Saturday.  The pageant will feature four pet categories:  cats, exotic animals, farm animals, and dogs. It is $20 per animal for registration day of and $10 beforehand. First place winners in each category will receive $50 cash and a medal.

For the calendar of events and more information: https://lubbockaquarium.org/calendar-of-events/petfest-2019/.

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