The WVRE is excited to host our yearly Halloween reptile expo at WVSU in Charleston!
Come dressed in your spookiest, funnest costume to be entered into our costume contest! Two winners will be chosen to receive $150 show bucks to spend at the show!
There will be a huge variety of uncommon and rare species of reptiles, amphibians, inverts, birds, pocket pets, and plants as well as supplies, enclosures, oddities and related artworks and more! Learn from the experts and even take home a new pet!
General admission is only $5, and kids 10 and under get in free!
VIP admission starts at 8 AM and is $10 for adults and $5 for kids, VIP Passes include early access to the coolest stuff before the crowd, our breakfast snack bar & fresh coffee, our VIP-exclusive raffle drawing at 10 AM, as well as a specially-curated gift bag with limited edition goodies!
We will have two raffle giveaways during the show — our VIP-exclusive 10am raffle drawing, as well as our 2:30pm drawing that all paid guests are entered into! All paid tickets get a raffle ticket to be entered to win. 😊
The easiest way to find us is to search “Washington Ave, Institute, WV” in your maps app and then follow our signs and banners leading to free parking at the WVSU Wilson Student Union.