The second annual PetFest benefiting the Lubbock Aquarium is happening this weekend with a fun-run and live shark encounter. The event takes place all weekend at the Adventure Park located at 5110 29th Drive in Lubbock starting Friday, April 26th with a VIP banquet and private shark encounter.

The Furry Fun Run is on Saturday, April 27th.  Registration begins at 7:30am for the 1.5mi. run which starts at 9am. The Pet Pageant will be at noon on Saturday featuring four pet categories: cats, exotic animals, farm animals and dogs.

A live shark encounter will be one of the activities available to participate in through Sunday in addition to a touch tank, go kart rides, bumper cars and more! Seating to the live shark encounter is limited to first come first serve so be sure to get there early!

courtesy Lubbock Aquarium
courtesy Lubbock Aquarium

For more information and a complete schedule visit the Lubbock Aquarium website.

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