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Posted on: July 8, 2021

The Animal Connection Experience at Fritz Park Runs Through Aug. 1

Goats, a wallaby and other animals found at the Animal Connection Experience at Fritz Park

Irving Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the opening of the Animal Connect Experience at Fritz Park on July 8. A Grand Opening event is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, July 10, which will include face painters, shows and tortoise races.

The Animal Connection Experience at Fritz Park offers an ideal setting for people of all ages to learn about animals, both familiar and exotic. For decades, Fritz Park has been the place families to learn about animal life. 

The Animal Connection Experience features petting zoo animals, pony rides, exotic animal displays, a gift and snack shop, a duck pond and a children's activity tent.

The Animal Connection Experience at Fritz Park is open July 8 to Aug 1.Open July 8 to Aug. 1

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
  • Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Entrance Fees:

  • General Admission: $5 per person
  • Irving residents (proof of residency required): $4 per person
  • Pony rides: $3
  • Package discounts available

Location

Located near East 15th Street and East Vilbig Road, the park is easily accessible from anywhere in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

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