Reptile Expo slithers to Stanhope

Published on 14 February 2018

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The 9th Annual Sydney Reptile Expo will slither into Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope on Sunday 18 February 2018.

The Expo, which has been held in Castle Hill in past years, has relocated to the larger venue this year.

The indoor stadium at Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope will be home to many frogs, snakes, lizards and reptiles of all shapes and sizes.

With suppliers, breeders and hundreds of little creatures for sale, the reptile fun will be off the scales!

Mayor of Blacktown City Council, Cr Stephen Bali said he is pleased that the stadium is hosting an event for people who appreciate reptiles.

“As Australia has such a large variety of reptiles it is great to have an event that can encourage people to learn more about our unique fauna” continued Mayor Bali

“Our stadium has hosted cultural nights, national sporting competitions, family fun days and some great expos” said Mayor Bali.

The Sydney Reptile Expo organiser Adrian Hemens says “we usually get a good turn-out numbering in the thousands. There will be product retailers such as Kellyville Pets, hands-on reptile shows and up to 40 different reptile breeders selling hundreds of reptiles at the event. It is a great day for the family.”

The expo will be running from 9 am to 4 pm. Adults $10, Kids $5 Family (2 adults, 2 kids) $25.