Friday, June 17, 2011

America's Family Pet Expo in Puyallup - Admission Tickets Giveaway!

Just a heads up! This one's for my more local readers. Seattle-Tacoma area. Or anyone willing to schlep out to Puyallup.
Coming up at the Puyallup Fairgrounds on Friday, July 8 through Sunday, July 10th is America's Family Pet Expo.
From their press release:
"After 22 successful years in Southern California, [this expo is expanding] to Washington to provide a weekend of entertainment, with animal performances, stage shows, shopping and the chance to interact with various breeds of dogs, cats, birds, fish, llamas, reptiles, rabbits and exotic animals. There is also the chance to get up close to some of the animals and hold, learn about and adopt them.
Savvy shoppers will enjoy the Pet Product Shopping Mall, [Shopping! Squeee!] where thousands of pet products from major pet manufacturers and local retailers will be on sale at special show prices. Additionally, a key fixture at America's Family Pet Expo is the Pet Adoption Fair, where local adoption agencies and rescue organizations will have hundreds of pets available for adoption." [Awwww! I'm such a sucker, I can never go into an animal shelter. Heck. I feel guilty walking out of a pet store without adopting everything in sight! Must avoid adoption area like the plague...
All images courtesy of AFPE
"Whether you're looking to learn about different dog breeds, adopt a furry friend, ride a pony or get up close and personal with exotic animals, America's Family Pet Expo promises to be a weekend of educational fun for the entire family." [Squeeee! Pony rides!]

For a full list of attractions and events, you can check it out here, but some of the highlights are:

  • The Aquatic Experience - an exhibit of 1,000 gallons filled with fish from all over the world!
  • JUMP! The Ultimate Dog Show - enjoy dogs perform in an action-packed show featuring exciting stunts choreographed to music!
  • Wiener Dog Races - Watch wiener dogs race for charity
  • Walk-Through Bird Aviary - watch as birds perch and play in a habitat attendees can enter! Show-goers will be able to photograph and feed these unique birds.
  • The Birdman's Free Flight Bird Show - Experience the magic flights of a variety of birds - colorful parrots, noble eagles, cockatoos, macaws, cranes, storks and so much more!
  • Splash Dogs - dock jumping and dock diving canine events 

Puyallup Fair and Events Center is located at 110 9th Ave SE in Puyallup, WA.
Event hours are Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-7, Sun: 10-6.
General admission (ages 12-59:) $12 (Save $2 and buy online in advance!)
Seniors (60+): $10
Children (6-12): $6
Children 5 and under, as well as Active Military with valid ID are FREE!
I'd recommend buying your tickets online to save a few bucks if you're interested in going, but I also have a Family 4-pack of tickets to give away!

To enter: 
Leave a comment on this post that you would like to win!

Bonus entry:
"Like" America's Family Pet Expo's Facebook Page - Leave them a comment that I sent you, and leave a comment here telling me that you did so.

If I know you in real life and can easily find you through one of my Meetup groups or my Facebook friends, then there's no need to leave an email address. Otherwise, please make sure I can contact you. {eg: myemail (at) gmailorwhatever (dot) com}

Entries close on Friday, June 24th at midnight PST, to give time to get your info and mail the tickets out! Good luck! Little Z and I hope to see you there!


  1. I would love to win tickets to the expo!

  2. Here's my entry... this sounds like a great event and I would LOVE to have tickets to go and see all the animals! :) (it happens to take place over the weekend of my birthday which is nice, too!)

    email: nelfia (at) gmail (dot) com

  3. Oh my goodness, I would love to go to this! Count me entered!

  4. I also like'd their page and left them a comment. Thank you again so much for this and just giving the information cause I had no idea about this until now! (Email:

  5. Since I only got 5 entries (luckily for you all!) I'm not going to do a whole post announcing the winner. I used to get a random number between 1 and 5, and it came out with the winner: 4! Congrats Rion! Looks like that extra effort paid off!


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