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Reptile Fest is slithering it’s way back to Oxbow Meadows as we celebrate all things reptiles and amphibians!  Guests at Reptile Fest will get to see a variety of native and non-native cold-blooded critters and participate in other family-friendly activities.  There is also the opportunity to handle several reptiles species.

Check our photos HERE to see what Reptile Fest 2016 included!

When

April 28, 2018 | 11am – 2pm

Admission

Only $5 per person (children ages three and under get in free!)

Please bring cash to purchase your tickets! Bills larger than $20 will not be accepted!

Activities at Reptile Fest

Oxbow Meadows Native Reptile Show

  • 11:30-12:15
  • 1:15-2:00

Hiss America Contest

  • 12:30-1:00

Polywog Playtime

Perfect for kids ages 4-10.  Each program will meet in the Discovery Forest, next to the giant frog.

  • 11:15-11:45 Sticky, Slimy Hunt
  • 12:15-12:45 Science Alive Show!
  • 1:15-1:45 Tadpole Catchin’

All day

  • All day live animals outside with Georgia Reptile Society and Oxbow Meadows
  • Crafts and activities with vendors
  • Kayak with Outside World on Beaver Pond
    • Must be 14 years old and
    • Those ages 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult
    • All participants will sign waivers
    • Kayak is first come, first served
  • Bounce house obstacle course
  • Crafts and activities with vendors
  • Crazy hair and face painting, for a fee
  • Clay demonstrations with a local artist and chance to make your own clay reptile to take home
  • Hawaiian shaved ice with LaGrange Ice Man for purchase

Hiss America Contest Rules

The rules are simple, come dressed as your favorite reptile!  Sign-up for the contest at the stage prior to the start of the contest.  Prizes will be awarded to the winners!

Contest, followed by awards will be at 12:30

Vendors

To learn more about our 2018 vendors, click the links below!

Would you like to be a vendor?  Please contact Lauren Johnson at johnson_lauren1@columbusstate.edu