Reptile lovers will be pleased to know that several different expos, conferences and sales will be happening this Saturday and Sunday.
20th Annual ETHS Reptile Breeders Expo
Brookhollow Crowne Plaza
This will be the East Texas Herpetological Society’s 20th annual expo, conference and educational exhibit. It will be open to the public starting Saturday, and there will be a variety of talks by respected herpetologists, along with a banquet and auction later on in the evening. On Sunday, this event will feature thousands of captive-bred amphibians and reptiles, as well as vendors selling all sorts of gear from around the country. The expo will also feature a free educational exhibit on the native reptiles and amphibians of East Texas.
South Central Kentucky Reptile Breeders Show
Cave City Convention Center
Cave City, Kentucky
This will be the 2nd annual Fall “Captive Bred Only” Reptile Sale brought on by this organization. Admission for this show will be $3 for adults, and free for children under 6, and it will take place from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM.
Midwest Reptile Show
Indiana State Farigrounds
The Midwest Reptile Show will happen from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, and is $5 for anyone over the age of 9. A number of vendors will be present, selling species like leopard geckos, morph boas, milk snakes, pythons and more. In terms of reptile food, they will be selling anything from rodents to pigeons to silkworms pre-packaged feed. There will also be door prizes.
East Coast Reptile Super Expo
Lancaster County Convention Center
The East Coast Reptile Super Expo will happen from 9:00 AM-4:30 PM. Admission will be $8, and there will be all types of animals and supplies on display and sale.
Tucson Reptile & Amphibian Show & Sale
Tucson Expo Center
September 25, 26
The Tucson Reptile & Amphibian Show & Sale will go on Saturday from 9:00 AM-6:00 PM, and on Sunday from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM. Thousands of captive-bred snakes, tortoises, lizards, turtles and bugs will be for sale, along with cages, shirts, books and other supplies. A handful of animal experts will also be displaying exotic and venomous reptiles from the US and around the world, along with alligators and giant tortoises. Admission for this event will be $7 for adults, $3 for children 6-12 and free for children under 6, and it is good for the whole weekend. There will also be door prizes twice an hour.