Iowa's Largest Celebration of Pets and Pet People!

The Great Iowa Pet Expo welcomes anyone who loves animals and pets. Whether you're a current pet owner or just thinking about bringing a companion animal into your home, the Great Iowa Pet Expo is for you. It's a great event for family entertainment, and with the largest pet-related trade show in the state, it's a must for your holiday shopping list!

2017 Great Iowa Pet Expo Dates

Saturday, October 21, 2017
        10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday, October 22, 2017
        10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Varied Industries Building
Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50317
Enter at Gate 9

Daily Admission

Adults: $8
Seniors: $5
Children (6-12): $4
Children (5 and under): Free
Pets: Free

** Cash only accepted at the door **

**** Be one of the first 100 people in line Saturday or Sunday to receive a FREE Dog Wash from Pet Supplies Plus!! ****

Get your tickets before the show on Eventbrite! 

Can I Bring My Dog?

Spayed or neutered adult pets on a short leash (6 foot maximum, no retractable leashes) may attend the Great Iowa Pet Expo with a responsible guardian. Bringing a pet with you to the Expo? Save yourself some time by filling out your pet paperwork in advance. Just print it out, fill it out and bring the Critter Release Agreement with you to the Pet Expo Front Gate.

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