Repticon Houston


June 24 & 25, 2017
Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds

About the Repticon Houston Show:
Every year Repticon has received a growing number of requests for a Repticon show in Texas. In July of 2010, at long last Repticon went west with our debut Texas show, Repticon Houston! Hosted at the Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds less than three miles East of Houston’s outer beltway, Repticon Houston features a great selection reptiles, amphibians, and pet products from across the South, as well as the seminars and activities that only Repticon brings. Now established since 2011 as a show running three times a year, be sure to visit the show in 2016, just outside of Houston, the largest city in Texas!

Times & Locations

Dates:June 24 & 25, 2017
August 26 & 27, 2017
December 2 & 3, 2017
Location:Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds
7902 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77507
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Hours:Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00 am)
 Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)
Presentations:Plan your day around events happening at these times!
(Events & Times Subject to Change)
These are Events & Activities from the February 2017 Show
Check Back for the Next Show.
 11:00 am - Special K Reptiles - Proper Snake Handling
 12:00 pm  -Thomas The Snakeman - Live Animal Presentation
 1:00 pm - Nature's Exquisite Creatures - Tarantulas
 2:00 pm - Knights of the Iguana - Love Your Lizard
 3:00 pm  - Aguamigos Axolotls - Axolotis
 4:00 pm - All God's Creatures Reptile Rescue - Live Animal Presentation
 11:00 am - Special K Reptiles - Proper Snake Handling
 12:00 pm -Thomas The Snakeman - Live Animal Presentation
 1:00 pm - Nature's Exquisite Creatures - Tarantulas
 2:00 pm  - Knights of the Iguana - Love Your Lizard
 3:00 pm - All God's Creatures Reptile Rescue - Live Animal Presentation

Shows & Activities

These are Events & Activities from the February 2017 Show

Check back for the Next Show!



ExoTerra Door Prize Raffle

Thanks to Sponsorship from ExoTerra Repticon will again have one of its greatest Door Prize Raffles ever!  Raffles will be held every hour for multiple prizes throughout the weekend.  Most of the high end products are being held for the special VIP raffle, reserved for those guests who purchase two-day VIP tickets and enter an hour early on Saturday.  Spectacular sponsorship prizes are expected, such as entire ExoTerra Habitat set-ups, and large cage decor such as Waterfalls and Rock Outcrops!  VIP Tickets are available for pre-purchase.  Come out early and be a Repticon VIP guest!



Tote Bag Sponsor – Zoo Med!

Thanks to Sponsorship from Zoo Med, early VIP guests to the show will receive a Zoo Med tote bag with product samples, while supplies last! These bags are only available to guests who purchase their VIP tickets online. Check to our tickets page here for information on purchasing an early entry VIP two day ticket!




Visit Repticon Sponsor Turtle Shack!





Hungry Herps? Get your feeder insects and rodents at Repticon from Feeder Source! To insure the availability of the feeders you might need, if you would like to place a pre-order from them for pickup at the show contact them here


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Visit the Repticon Sponsor – Jungle Jewels Reptiles/Dragon Reptile Cages and Racks!





Thomas the Snakeman – Proper Husbandry with Common Reptiles and Our Responsibilities as Keepers

Thomas the Snakeman will be at the show giving a presentation on Proper Husbandry with Common Reptiles and Our Responsibilities as Keepers. It is Thomas’ mission to educate and inspire people of all ages to learn and understand more about the natural world and reptiles. Through his professional and entertaining encounters, his goal is to get individuals over their fear of snakes and to appreciate their beauty and place in the world. With over 25 years experience with reptiles and a member of the East Texas Herp Society.





Love Your Lizard!

Join Lizard Lady Cindy Price with Knights of the Iguana for a fantastic live animal presentation on lizard care. Come meet Cindy and her special pal Gracy the Thanksgiving Rescue Iguana. Bring your own lizard friend and all your lizard questions. If you’re not already one, prepare to become a lizard lover!





Special K Reptiles

Meet with Special K Reptiles as they give a demonstration on proper snake handling!




Aguamigos Axolotls

Join Aguamigos Axolotls to learn how to care for the amazing Axolotl!





Repticon is pleased to offer 3 Ticket Options:
Online VIP Tickets: Good for Both Show Days.
Includes VIP Hour – Early Admission at 9am on Saturday Only!
$12 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.
Best Ticket Value!
Product samples from ZooMed where available and while supplies last
Exclusive online purchase – click here!
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All Online VIP tickets are held for pickup at our VIP check-in table at the event under the name entered on the online form during purchase, and are not mailed.
Two Day Tickets: May be Purchased at the Door.
Good for both days and VIP hour admission.
Does not include ZooMed bag premium or the online discount.
$15 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.
One Day Tickets: Available only at the door.
Are not sold until 10am on Saturday.
Do not include Saturday early VIP entry.
$10 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.

Vendor Info

Book Tables: Click HERE for Vendor Booking Form

Review Vendor Rules: Click HERE for Vendor Rules

Review State Requirements: Click HERE for Texas Laws

Booking Contact Info:
407- 734-EXPO

Table Cost: Two Day Shows

$95 – One Table
$75 – Each Additional Table
$250 – Four Table Package
$30 – Extra “Back” Table (*limit one per vendor & two table minimum required*)

Electric is included in the costs above.

Two Day Show Schedule for Vendors:

2:00pm- 8:00pm Vendor Load-In
8:00pm- Building is secured. Event staff remains in the venue.

7:00am- 9:00am- Vendor Load-In
9:00am- Show opens to VIPs only
3:00pm- Table Payment Due
5:00pm- Show closes
5:30pm- Exhibitors exit, event staff remains.

9:00am- Venue open to Exhibitors.
10:00am- SHOW OPENS.
4:00pm- Show closes
4:00pm- 6:00pm- Vendor load-out.

Press Info

To Download a Copy of This Press Release, Click Here



(Frequently Asked Questions)

Thank you for visiting the Repticon FAQ page. If the answer to your question isn’t on the page, please shoot us an email at repticonevents@repticon.biz or visit our contacts page.

Vendor Questions:

Q. Are there any restrictions on the products or animals that can be sold at Repticon?

A. All animals must be healthy and legal to sell within the state. Vendors who intentionally and repeatedly offer illegal or unhealthy animals for sale may be banned from future shows.

Q. What if something is stolen from my table?

A. Each exhibitor is expected to appropriately display their materials and staff their tables in order to prohibit shoplifting or theft. Repticon is not responsible for any theft before, during, or after each event. If you see something that doesn’t look right, please tell us as soon as possible. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE END OF THE SHOW!

Q. How do I book tables at the show? Do I have to pre-pay?

A. To book tables at a Repticon show, either utilize the online booking form here, or contact our Booking Team by phone at (407) 734- EXPO or by email at Bookings@Repticon.com, listed here. Although pre-payment is appreciated, vendors in good standing who have vended at prior Repticon expos are not required to pre-pay for tables.

Vendors who have never vended at a Repticon expo must submit a $50 deposit upon booking to secure tables. This $50 deposit is credited towards the total payment due at the show. (For example, a first-time vendor booking one table must submit $50 upon booking, with a balance due of $45 at the show, for a total table cost of $95.

Q. Do I need a banner and fancy neon sign?

A. No neon sign required. However, each exhibitor is expected to create a professional, attractive display area in their space. It is now mandatory that Vendors must have a tablecloth to cover all their tables. If necessary, Repticon will provide them at $3 per table.

Q. Can I let guests hold the animals?

A. Exhibitors who choose to remove non-venomous animals from their enclosures or allow guests to handle their animals are responsible for maintaining control of the animals at all time. Each exhibitor is exclusively liable for any damage to property or personal injury resulting from handling of their live animals on the host facility premises.

Q. An animal escaped…it was my mom’s favorite! What do I do?

A. Each exhibitor is responsible for ensuring that no animals leave their exhibit area unless under the control of an employee or customer. Each vendor is responsible for recapturing any escaped animals without unreasonable disruption to other exhibitors or guests. Any escaped animals must be immediately reported to Repticon. Any lost animals that are found after event hours or after the event closes become the property of Repticon, with no obligation for return to the original owner.

Q. Are there restrictions about Wild-Caught Animals?

A. There is no restriction regarding the sale of legal, wild-caught animals. Exhibitors are not required to display any particular signage, but are required to disclose any pertinent information to interested guests, including whether a particular animal is wild-caught or captive bred.

Guest Questions:

Q. Can I bring beer or funny drugs to the show?

A. No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs are allowed in any Repticon show, and WE WILL ASK YOU TO LEAVE.

Q . Can I hold an animal at the show?

A. Each exhibitor is different so please ask before touching and always use hand sanitizer!

Q. Can I bring my personal animals to Repticon?

A. Guests can bring up to two animals inside the event. We feel strongly that this interaction will provide guests with an additional opportunity to engage in discussion with exhibitors and will generate excitement among event attendees. Animals brought by guests to the event must be in good health and under their control at all times. Any guests who violate that policy will be asked to leave the show. (Even though Repticon does not prohibit you from bringing two animals to the show, state or local laws may prohibit this.  Please check your local laws to ensure that your state or locality does not prohibit you from allowing your pets to be seen in public.)

Q. Can I sell my personal animals at the show?

A. Guests may not bring animals into the event for the purpose of selling them at the event, as only show vendors with appropriate permits may sell animals. Any guests who violate that policy will be asked to leave the show.

Q. Can I bring a venomous animal to a show?

A. Even though we have “hot” shows, venomous animals are never allowed to be brought in to our shows. We have very strict protocols that we follow and want to guarantee the safety of all our guests and exhibitors.

Q. How much are tickets?

A. You can purchase tickets HERE.

Q. You give away FREE animals on FaceBook! How do I win?

A. To learn more about our photo contests, click HERE.

Q. I think an animal is sick or has mites…what do I do?

A. First, talk to the vendor. If you need more assistance, you can always talk to one of the Repticon staff at the Info Booth.

Q. Please tell me, just one more time, what are the show hours?

A. Show hours are: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00 am) and Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)


Exhibitors at the February 2017 Show.
Check back for Additions.
*Subject to change*
Show Sponsors:
Jungle Jewels Reptiles/Dragon Reptile Cages & Racks

VendorBooth #
ACW ReptilesC (14)
Aguamigos AxolotlsP (36)
All God's Creatures Reptile RescueP (27-28)
Ashtyn RanceD (9-12)
Aztec LeopardsC (8)
Bay Area Exotic PetsD (1-5, 16)
Best Exotics LLCC (6-7)
CEL ConcessionsB (21-24)
Crown Royal PythonsB (17-20)
Dart Frog ConnectionC (17-20)
DNA ReptilesA (13-24)
DP EnterprisesP (24)
East Texas Herpetological SocietyC (21-24)
FeederSource.comP (3-6)
Heart of Gold Reptile RescueC (21-24)
JPM ReptiliaP (29-31)
Jungle Jewels Reptiles/ Dragon Reptiles Cages and RacksB (1-7, 14-16)
Knights of the IguanaC (21-24)
Loving ReptilesP (35)
Maui WowiP (8)
MaxHomeP (14-15)
Nature's Exquisite CreaturesD (15)
Rancho De TortugaP (9-10)
S & S Exotic Animals, Inc.A (1-12)
Santos Portillo State FarmD (13)
Scentsy - Lindsay LaubachD (6)
Serendipity ExoticsD (14)
Shawn Barnett ReptilesC (15-16)
Shores Enuff SnakesC (1-4)
Soul FrogsB (8-13)
Special K ReptilesC (9-12)
SsrepsD (17-22).
The Jungle Hut OnalaskaD (7-8)
The Leather GardenP (39-40)
TheBioDudeP (19-22)
Thomas The SnakemanP (25)
Urban AlbinoC (5)
Varsity GeckosC (13)


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