Slither over to the family-friendly Texas Reptile Expo in McQueeney

Expo is great for families with kids as well as serious herpers

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MCQUEENEY, Texas – Exotic animal vendors will be on hand at the Texas Reptile Expo in McQueeney next month.

Guests will be able to interact with reptiles that slither, swim and crawl at the expo, which will take place on Sept. 3 and 4.

“Everybody and anybody can have a grand ol’ time here, from fun-loving families with kids to serious herpers,” according to the event page.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 3 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 4. Tickets are $10 each for everyone age 10 and up. Children younger than 10 will be $5. Discounts are available for large groups, as well as military and first responders.

Everyone 18 and over must sign a waiver before entering the expo. All minors are covered under the waiver of the adult they attend the expo with.

Texas Reptile Expo will take place at the Lions Club, located at 3211 FM 78 in McQueeney — a roughly 45-minute drive from downtown San Antonio.

No outside animals are allowed in the expo.

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.