Look Around Lubbock: CritterFest

Look Around Lubbock: CritterFest

Lubbock's largest annual animal event, CritterFest, is back at the Science Spectrum from June 27 to June 30. You can find elephants, alligators, crocodiles, camels, a kangaroo, giant tortoises, big snakes, and more animals with interactive activities like a petting zoo, pony and camel rides, live dog shows, and other animals on display. "Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind" and "Crocodile Encounters" will headline the animal entertainment. "Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind" is an educational live tiger and lion show that shows off the beauty and intelligence of these amazing animals. "Crocodile Encounters" is an educational reptile show that will introduce you to live American alligators and Nile crocodiles to help conserve these often misunderstood animals.

Schedule of Daily Showtimes:

Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind: Thursday, Friday & Sunday - 11:30am, 2:00 & 5:00pm

Saturday only – 11:00am, 1:00, 3:00 & 5:00pm

Crocodile Encounters: Thursday, Friday & Sunday – 1:00 & 4:00pm

Saturday only – 12:00 noon, 2:00 & 4:00pm

Lubbock Police Dept. K-9 Unit: Friday & Sunday - 1:00 & 4:00pm

Saturday only – 2:00 & 4:00pm

Your ticket to CritterFest not only includes viewing of all animals on display and getting up close and personal seating to all of the exciting shows, but even includes regular Museum admission. The Science Spectrum Museum is home to Lubbock’s only public Aquarium Exhibition, Texas Alive: the Brazos River Journey!, a 6000 square foot permanent exhibit with both fresh and saltwater fish and other native Texas animals.

Tickets for CritterFest ‘19 can only be purchased at the door each day of the event! Box office opens at 10:00am daily.

General Admission Ticket rates for CritterFest ’19:

Adults: $12.50

Children (3-12): $10.00

Seniors (60+): $10.00

Museum Member Admission Prices for CritterFest ’19 Shows:

$5.00 Adults

$4.00 Children

Children 2 and under receive free event admission.

Additional fees for animal feeding, rides, or photos will apply. For more event information, call 806-745-2525, or visit www.sciencespectrum.org.

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