While it might seem easy to take care of an animal, there’s a lot that goes into it. You form a deep bond and a relationship that’s hard to explain to others, even if it makes perfect sense to yourself. If you want to celebrate your special pet, then there’s an upcoming event you have to check out.
In no time at all, PetCon NYC will be taking place. The event scheduled for December 14, 2019, at the Metropolitan Pavilion will be packed full of pet-centric fun and activities. It’s going to be a fantastic time for you and your furry friends. The annual convention celebrates pets of all sizes, breeds, and ages.
You’re welcome to travel with your dogs and bring them with you to the event. There will be plenty of photo opportunities and chances to meet with pet influencers such as Duke from Bush’s Baked Beans commercials and the Gone To The Snow Dogs. It’s you and your pooches’ time to shine, so make sure to have your camera ready.
Pricing and Admission Information
Early Bird tickets are sold out. All that is left is Regular General Admission, Last Chance General Admission, and Last Chance VIP Admission. If you’re planning on forgoing VIP status, buying your General Admission tickets now can save you some money.
Regular General Admission is $55 per person plus any applicable fees. Regular VIP tickets are sold out. Last Chance General Admission tickets are $65 per person plus fees. Last Chance VIP tickets are $185 per person plus fees.
General admission tickets provide access to everything offered throughout the event, except for a VIP welcome reception that includes time with influencers, VIP gift bag, and priority places in lines to meet with celebs. VIP tickets allow you to get into PetCon NYC an hour early. VIP ticket holders gain access to the event at 9 AM. General admission ticket holders can come as soon as 10 AM.
What to Expect Once at the Event
Once you and your pets arrive at PetCon NYC, you’ll have a wealth of activities to choose from. There are treats to eat, adoptable animals to meet, face painting, animal portraits, custom drawings, speakers, and more. You and your pets will have an eventful day, no matter when you arrive. You’ll have plenty of chances to share your experience on social media like the long list of IG famous pets attending the event.
Some names you’ll most definitely recognize are Dogs of Instagram, Tuna Melts My Heart, Manny the Frenchy, Diddy Kong, Dunkin Ducks, Here Comes Meatball, The Daily Walter, and Royce the Frenchie. If you and your dogs have a favorite celeb, you’ll want to make sure you get a picture taken with them before you leave.
Hotels That are Pet-Friendly
Pet-friendly accommodations exist throughout the city. But here’s a real #LifeHack: when you’re visiting Manhattan, it’s often easier and less expensive to actually stay in Jersey City, NJ. It’s just across the Hudson, and taking the PATH train into Manhattan is less congested than taking the subway.
The Hyatt House Jersey City is among the nicest options available for you and your furry friend to stay in Jersey City. Other great hotels that allow animals in rooms include Candlewood Suites Jersey City-Harborside, Meadowlands View Hotel, and the Westin Jersey City Newport.
A Tail Wagging Good Time Awaits You at PetCon NYC
Pack your bags and prepare Fido and Fifi for an adventure. You’ve got plenty to look forward to at PetCon NYC. The sheer number of people and pets you’ll meet once you arrive is outstanding. If bonding with your best friends is something you’ve wanted to do more of lately, you’ve got all the reason to this December. Set aside a few days to take in the sights in New York City after attending the convention of all conventions for pets.