Largest Indoor Consumer Pet Event Debuts in February 2020

New Orleans, LA – Pet lovers, pet parents, pets and their families are gearing up for the winter 2020 debut of the New Orleans Pet Expo.  The first annual event is being held at the Alario Center, and opens to the public on Saturday, February 8, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and Sunday, February 9, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  The event is open to the public and pets are welcomed and encouraged to attend! Any attendee with a canned, or dry pet food item, pet toys, and supplies will receive free entry to the event.  Items will benefit participating rescue organizations.   

“After having significant success in cities like Denver, Phoenix and Las Vegas, we decided that it was time to bring the pet party to New Orleans!” says Ethan Barnett, Vice President of Events. “We have heard wonderful things about the pet communities in the Greater New Orleans Area and are excited to make a new set of friends and pets.”

Similar to other expos across the country, the expo will feature a mega-adoption event with a variety of adoptable pets that are looking for a new forever friend. Attendees can also enjoy a variety of features including live presentations on the Entertainment Stage, pet contests, free nail trims, low-cost vaccinations, and high energy events interactive pet events.

Organizers expect to offer over 40 vendor booths featuring various unique pet products, pet clothing and accessories, pet treats, and more. In addition, attendees can learn about exotic animals and wildlife conservation as well as local rescue organizations and how they can help save, foster, adopt or care for local animals in need.

“A huge part of our initiative is to help people become better pet companions,” says Barnett. “We’re so ecstatic to shine the spotlight on New Orleans to highlight the local pet scene and those doing amazing work within the community.”

The indoor, and air-conditioned New Orleans Pet Expo expects to attract 3-5,000 attendees along with their furry, feathered, and reptilian pals, looking to enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience, where all pets can enjoy a fun day or two out on the town with their pet parent(s). All well-behaved pets are welcome, as long as they’re on a fixed lead (or in a carrier) and have proof of age-appropriate rabies vaccines.

About Pet Events Inc:

The 2020 New Orleans Pet Expo is produced by Pet Events Inc., a leading event production company that currently produces more than 15 large consumer pet expos annually. For more information, call 800-977-3609, email or visit or