ALBANY- OUR WILDLIFE FESTIVAL is back and better than ever! Meet a sloth, alligator, porcupine, armadillo, opossum, giant lizard, giant python, tarantula, and so much more coming to you February 21, 22, & 23!
This amazing interactive, educational event will feature our newest exhibit Diversity of Living Things as well as our Animal Ambassador exhibit and we are being joined by New York Emmy Award winning TV personality Eric the Reptile Guy and some of his amazing animal friends. There will also be 2 highly interactive 30-minute educational programs that will rotate 15 minutes apart each day and boat loads of staff with animals out for people to interact with in a family-friendly, hands-on environment. In addition to being fun and educational, it also supports many amazing causes!
Give yourself a good 2 hours to see and do everything.
Friday February 21 - 1pm - 8pm
Saturday February 22 - 10am - 5pm
Sunday February 23- 10am - 5pm
Reptiles and Invertebrates - 10:15/11:45/1:15/2:45/4:15
Mammals - 11:00/12:30/2:00/3:30
Empire State Plaza
Single Admission: $14.00
After 4 people in a group, each additional person is: $10
Kids 2 and under are FREE
SAVE: Buy tickets online and save $2.50 per ticket! This discount is available only before the first day of the event. Buy online tickets here: https://fare.whitelabeltickets.com/en/pages/Albany
SAVE $2 a person and buy tickets at the door by helping us spread the word about the event! If you click INTERESTED AND SHARE and all in your group will save an addition $2 a person. Simply take a screen shot and show us at the door when buying tickets to receive the discount.
*** ACCESSIBILITY $$$ - We do not turn anyone away for financial reasons. Please send us a message email us at aW5mbyB8IGZhcmVjb25zZXJ2YXRpb24gISBjb20=
if admission is an issue for you and we will make arrangements for you!
*** SPECIAL TIMES FOR SPECIAL NEEDS FAMILIES - We have a special sensitivity hour from 9 am to 10 am on Saturday that is FREE for anyone who has a family member with special circumstances that may not be able to attend for one reason or another during the regular operating hours. .
***VOLUNTEERING*** - We have room for 4-5 volunteers each event day to help handle some of the smaller animals and interact with the public. Please email us at dm9sdW50ZWVyIHwgZmFyZWNvbnNlcnZhdGlvbiAhIGNvbQ==
if interested in volunteering.
For more info on Little Ray's Nature Center please visit;
And for Erik the Reptile Guy visit;
Please shoot us a message if you have any questions!