America’s Family and Pet Expo: Coming April 26-28th!

America’s Family Pet Expo returns to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa April 26th through April 28th!  The annual family-friendly event features creatures of all shapes and sizes.  The Pet Expo will feature pet education and entertainment sure to make animal lovers squeal with delight.

America's Family and Pet Expo: Coming April 26-28th!

This post is hosted by Feld Entertainment and America’s Family and Pet Expo. 

What happens at the pet expo?

The Lab

“The Lab” an interactive, hands-on “show within a show” where guests, exhibitors and pets can meet.  Attendees will see new product launches and demonstrations.

Pet Care Education

The Pet Expo will debut the “Kids’ Pet Care Course.”  Kid Camp is an immersive experience where kids age 6-12 can learn how to care for their pet.  Children will earn a certificate upon completing the course.

America's Family and Pet Expo: Coming April 26-28th!

Pet Adoptions

Doggie makeovers and pet adoptions will be handled onsite.  There will be hundreds of animals hoping to find their “fur-ever home” from local community partner organizations at the Pet Expo.

Interactive activitiesAmerica's Family and Pet Expo: Coming April 26-28th!

Interactive activities for animal lovers will include:

  • Butterfly Walk-Through
  • Police and Protection Dog Demonstrations
  • Aquatic Touch Tank
  • Tortoise Petting Exhibit
  •  The Free Flight Bird Show



Instagram sensation “Moshow the Cat Rapper” (@iAmMoshow) will be rapping on stage about cat care and his passion for “cat ladies and cats.”  Moshow will take part in meet and greets at the TICA Cat Show twice daily at The Pet Expo.

Dog Stunt Show

The “All-Star Stunt Dog Show” will be featuring canine agility  The show presents high-flying, fearless and air-defying canines.   Audiences will be mesmerized by their talent and boundless energy.

“Best in Show” Cat shows

The Catit Playground and The International Cat Association (TICA) will offer opportunities for owners to showcase their prize-worthy felines for best in show categories.  The Catit Playground will provide a close-up view for guests to watch adorable adoptable cats and kittens and see how they interact with different toys and people.America's Family and Pet Expo: Coming April 26-28th!

Reptile Show

Repticon Reptile Show and Sale will be offering hundreds of common and rare species of reptiles in all shapes and sizes.  There will be lizards, snakes, and spiders.  America's Family and Pet Expo: Coming April 26-28th!

Splash Dogs

Splash Dogs will also be on hand offering a “splashing” good time as these dogs compete at dock jumping.America's Family and Pet Expo: Coming April 26-28th!


Quick Facts

Expo Dates

Friday, April 26-Sunday, Saturday, April 28

Ticket Prices

Advance online (through April 25th ): $16.  Purchase at www.PetExpoOC.org

April 26-28, box office sales only : $18

Seniors $14

Kids 6-12 $11

Kids 5 and under & Active & Retired Military (with valid ID)Free

Show hours

Friday, April 26: 10am-6pm

Saturday, April 27: 10am-7pm

Sunday, April 28: 10am-6pm.


OC Fair & Event Center

88 Fair Drive

Costa Mesa, 92626


$9.00 charged for on site parking.


Dogs are welcome with the purchase of a $10 admission ticket!  You can find more information HERE.

America’s Family Pet Expo is created, produced and managed by World Pet Association, Inc., a 69-year-old nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting responsible pet care.

Want to attend the Family and Pet Expo?

Enter for a chance to win 4 tickets to the Expo by entering or Giveaway HERE!  The giveaway ends on Monday, April 15, 2019.  Must be 18 years or older to enter.  The winner will be randomly selected and MUST respond within 24 hours to claim the prize.  If the winner does not respond within 24 hours, a new winner will be randomly selected.  GOOD LUCK!

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