Adopt-A-Palooza 2024

Manatee County Announces Date for
8th Annual Adopt-A-Palooza

Adopt-A-Palooza: Manatee County’s Largest One-Day Adoption and Pet Expo 


Exciting News! Adopt-A-Palooza is back!

Save the Date: Saturday, September 28 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center for the 8th Annual Adopt-A-Palooza!
Join us for the largest one-day pet adoption event in Manatee County, featuring over 100 adoptable pets from Manatee County Animal Welfare, local shelters and rescues. Plus, shop at our marketplace with over 60 pet-friendly vendors! Co-presented by Friends of Manatee County Animal Welfare.

Stay tuned for more updates coming soon...

Interested in becoming a vendor in the marketplace? Email [email protected]

Are you a Rescue Transfer Partner with MCAW and want to participate? Email [email protected]

Media Inquiries:

For media inquiries about Manatee County Animal Welfare, please contact Hans Wohlgefahrt at [email protected] or 941-718-7287 or visit


For information about Friends of Manatee County Animal Services, please contact Caryn Hodge at [email protected] or 941-713-3105 or visit