Ripley’s Wild and Weird Halloween Extravaganza Planned for St. Augustine

By September 26, 2019Company News

 Pet Parade and Talent Show, Costume Contest, and Family-Friendly Vendors

Invited to Join the Spooky Fun at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

St Augustine, FL (September 26, 2019) – Things are always strange at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in St. Augustine but come October 26, they will also be wild, furry and hilariously fun. And it’s all for a good cause. The famous St. Augustine Odditorium is hosting Ripley’s Wild and Weird Halloween Extravaganza designed to entertain, educate, and find new BFFs (Best Furry Friends) for some of the region’s homeless pets.

Dusty_CrumFrom 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Ripley’s Wild and Weird Halloween will be home to a host of not-so-scary events and exhibitions highlighted by a meet and greet and stage show by Dusty Crum, Everglades activist, and star of the television show, Guardians of the Glades. Crum will share his passion for pythons and his calling to save the delicate Everglades ecosystem from destruction by the invasive pythons. 

Family and pet-friendly activities include:

  • Ripley’s Pet Parade & Talent Show starting at 11:15 am. Honors include “Most Original Costume,” “Best Group Costume,” Scariest Costume,” and “Best St. Augustine Costume”. Talent categories include “Weirdest,” “Most Original,” and “Best Overall.”
  • Dusty Crum Meet and Greet from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Stage Show at 12:30 pm.
  • Halloween Fun includes kid-friendly activities, prizes, educational opportunities, a showing of the movie Frankenweenie and of course Trunk or Treat.

For more information or to sign up for Ripley’s Halloween Pet Parade, visit the Ripley’s St. Augustine’s website or follow @SaintAugustineRipleys on facebook.

Media Contacts

Kim Kiff
Regional Manager 
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Saint Augustine
Office: 904-824-1606

Suzanne Smagala-Potts
Public Relations Manager
Ripley Entertainment Inc.
Office: 407-345-8010 Cell: 727-439-0136

About Ripley Entertainment
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is part of the Ripley Entertainment Inc. family of worldwide attractions, the global leader in location-based entertainment. More than 14 million people visit its 100-plus attractions in 10 countries each year. In addition to its 30 Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, the Orlando, Florida-based company has publishing, licensing and broadcast divisions that oversee projects including the syndicated Believe It or Not! television show, best-selling books, and the popular syndicated cartoon strip, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, that still runs daily in countries around the world. Ripley Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the second-largest privately held company in Canada. Learn more about Ripley’s Believe It or Not! by visiting and following them on FacebookTwitter, YouTube, and Instagram.