Pet Fest 2020 Date TBD 10am-4pm

"The Party Where Pets Bring Their People"

 Jefferson Parish's Mega Pet Adoption Event

Lafreniere Park, FREE ADMISSION, Free Parking & Pets are Welcome

The Party "Where Pets Bring their People" features a Pet Adopt-A-Thon with 40 Shelter/Rescue groups offering over 400 adoptable pets, a Pet Health Watch area, FREE Pet Costume Contest with amazing prizes, Pet Marketplace, Delicious Local Cuisine, Great Music and much more. Over 20,000 attendees along with thousands of their pets came to the event and hundreds of adoptive pets have found their forever home at Pet Fest.     

Guests are encouraged to register their four-legged companions in the Pet Costume Contest where celebrity judges will determine the winner. Some of last years judges included Angela Hill, Spud McConnell

Find brews from Abita Beer and a variety of food from local restaurants including Dat Dog, Ajun Cajun Ninja, Crepes a La Cart, Plum St. Snowballs, Curly Q Fry Co., MRTN Ventures, Lil Dustin’s Italian Ice and many more.

Looking to adopt a new family pet? Pet Fest is the perfect place to adopt with hundreds of homeless animals will be searching for their forever homes. In addition, the Pet Marketplace will house vendors offering the latest in pet nutrition and pet supplies from dozens of local business and our amazing sponsor Science Diet.

Over 25,000 people attended Pet Fest 2017 and all proceeds raised from Pet Fest go to Jefferson SPCA to support and assist the Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter.

Pet Fest is a combined effort by Jefferson SPCA, Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter, Jefferson Parish, and the City of Kenner. For the latest updates on participating rescues and vendors, visit and


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To contact the Jefferson SPCA

Jefferson SPCA

4421 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson, LA 70121

Phone: 504-733-5878


To contact the Jefferson Parish Animal Shelters

Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter - East Bank

1 Humane Way, Harahan, LA 70123

Phone: 504-736-6111


Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter - West Bank

2701 Lapalco Blvd, Harvey, LA 70058 

Phone: 504-349-5111


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