It’s a Zoo in Here!
Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun. – June 27, 28, 29 & 30
(10:00am to 6:00pm daily)
Lubbock’s most popular annual animal event is back again this June. No where else in town can you
see elephants, alligators, crocodiles, camels, a kangaroo, giant tortoises, big snakes, and tons of
other cool animals as the Science Spectrum literally turns into a Zoo for four days. Awesome and
amazing animal acts, as well as the extremely popular petting zoo, pony and camel rides, and live
dog shows, along with many other animals on display, continue to make this event a hit for the
Two exciting shows will be featured at this year’s CritterFest. Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind and
Crocodile Encounters will headline the always popular animal entertainment.
Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind is an educational live tiger and lion show that will astound
audiences with 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 in order to educate the public about conserving these often
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 the amazing 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:
Children (3-12): $10.00