Critterfest '09 is back Father's Day weekend - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/18/09

Critterfest '09 is back Father's Day weekend

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - If you want to see tigers, elephants, buffalos and camels up close and personal, the Science Spectrum has the event for you.

Critterfest '09 is in Lubbock June 18th thru the 21st, which is the perfect place to take dad on Father's Day weekend, and two exciting shows are returning this year.

Terranova's Big Cats and Crocodile Encounters will headline the always popular animal entertainment. Terranova's Big Cats show features five trained Bengal and Sumatran tigers, and was the very first big cat show to perform at CritterFest eight years ago.

Crocodile Encounters is an educational reptile show that will introduce you to live American Alligators and Nile Crocodiles. The Big Cat Shows are at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 5 p.m. daily, and Crocodile Encounters is at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. daily.

Critterfest '09 is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday thru Saturday, and Noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets can only be purchased at the door each day of the event. Box office opens at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.

General Admission Ticket rates for CritterFest '09:

  • Adults: $10
  • Children (3-12): $8
  • Seniors (60+): $8

Member Admission Prices for CritterFest ‘09 Shows:

  • $3 per person

Under age 3 Free for event admission.

**Additional fees for animal feeding, rides, or photos will apply.

For more event information the public may call (806) 745-2525.

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