Looking for something fun, entertaining, and truly unforgettable to do that the whole family will enjoy? The Battlefield Reptile Expo is an all-ages event bringing together exotic animal lovers from all walks of life. Whether you’re a lifetime enthusiast or someone who’s just curious, this expo is for you.
Enjoy an action-packed day learning about all manner of exotic creatures, from snakes and lizards to frogs, arachnids, and many more. Meet up with other hobbyists who share your passion, chat with breeders and explore over 200+ tables featuring animals, supplies, merchandise, and more – all in one convenient location.
Admission is free for guests 12 and under, and just $5 for everyone else. Armbands are only ever available at the door, we do not presell entry.
Last Updated: June 19th
The Battlefield Reptile Expo is held at the Gettysburg Allstar Expo Complex in Gettysburg, PA. Exhibitors and guests alike will enjoy over 35,000 square feet of event space, as well as an expansive lobby, which means that if the weather doesn’t cooperate, you won’t have to worry about having to wait outside for entry. The venue also features a variety of other amenities and family-friendly activities, including a food court with indoor and outdoor seating, an arcade, a laser tag area, a go-cart track and much more.
For those traveling to the Battlefield Reptile Expo from out of town, there are two adjacent hotels conveniently located right on the venue’s property – The Eisenhower Hotel and The ASPIRE Hotel & Suites – featuring over 300 guest rooms as well as multiple dining options. With easy access from Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia, as well as two nearby international airports and several major highways, transportation to and from the venue should be a breeze.
For directions to the Gettysburg Allstar Expo Complex, please click here.
Whether you are attending or exhibiting at the Battlefield Reptile Expo, be sure to make time to explore Gettysburg. With a rich history, beautiful scenery, plenty of outdoor recreation and lots of other things to do, see and experience, you may just want to extend your stay longer. History buffs will enjoy touring the Gettysburg National Military Park, the Eisenhower National Historic Site and, of course, the infamous battlefields. Take a guided tour or explore on your own – the choice is yours!
Not interested in history? Not to worry! There are activities galore for the entire family. Hop a train and enjoy a relaxing ride through the scenic countryside, go horseback riding or take in a round of golf at one of the area’s 12 courses (professional AND mini).
When you’re ready to eat, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from, including everything from national chain restaurants and local hometown eateries to fine and historical dining options. And don’t forget to hit a few of the many charming shops around town so you can pick up a treasure to commemorate your visit. There’s literally so much to do around here, you’ll never get bored.
For more information or to plan your trip, check out the visitors website here.