Reptile Festival 2023 at Virginia Museum of Natural History
Rattlesnakes, copperheads, pythons, turtles and a spectacular lineup of additional live reptiles are set to take the spotlight during Reptile Festival 2023 at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 from 10am to 4pm each day!
See extraordinary live animals, interact with reptile experts, and participate in reptile-themed games and crafts! Balloon animals, face painting, and food trucks will be available throughout both days of the event! Admission rates apply.
LIVE ANIMALS INCLUDE...
King/Corn Snake Hybrid
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE...
Reptile-Themed Games and Crafts
SPECIAL DISPLAYS & BOOTHS INCLUDE...
VMNH Herpetology (reptile and amphibian specimens)
VMNH Paleontology (fossil reptiles)
Virginia Herpetological Society
Virginia Master Naturalists
Virginia Department of WIldlife Resources - Reptile Division (Friday only)
ON-SITE FOOD TRUCKS INCLUDE...
**Please note that all listed animals, activities, displays, offerings and information are subject to change.**
ADMISSION IS ONLY...
FREE for children under 3
FREE for VMNH Members
FREE for members of ASTC Passport participating institutions
FREE for EBT card holders who present their EBT card and official photo ID
**Admission is available at the gate. Groupons are accepted.**
REPTILE FESTIVAL 2023 TAKES PLACE AT...
Virginia Museum of Natural History
21 Starling Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
**This event takes place indoors and outdoors. Parking will be available off-site and free of charge. Additional parking information will be made available prior to the festival.**
REPTILE FESTIVAL 2023 IS MADE POSSIBLE BY...
The Helen S. & Charles G. Patterson Jr. Charitable Foundation Trust, Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia, Bassett Furniture Industries, Carter Bank & Trust, and SOVAH Health.
FREE ADMISSION FOR EBT CARDHOLDERS MADE POSSIBLE BY...
The Institute of Museum and Library Services, Hooker Furnishings, and Carter Bank & Trust. See less