Cat lovers, come together for the 2nd annual Edmonton International Cat Festival!
The Edmonton International Cat Festival, presented by Nutrience, is a one-day festival that brings together cat lovers to celebrate cats and cat culture while supporting important cat rescue organizations including the Edmonton Humane Society, Little Cats Lost, and SAFE Team Rescue. We are not kitten you right meow! On the paws of last year’s wildly successful event – which brought out 600 cat lovers and raised nearly $9,000 for the Edmonton Humane Society – the 2015 event will be bigger and better – and raise money for even more local cat rescues.
100% of profits from ticket sales and additional donations from #YEGCatFest will go directly to the Edmonton Humane Society, Little Cats Lost, and SAFE Team Rescue.
The 2015 Edmonton International Cat Festival will include more adoptable cats, cat videos, cat presentations, cat vendors, and cat-ivities, along with a cat “cafe” and the opportunity for Edmontonians to meet celebrity cat Pudge who will be flying in from Minneapolis!
Edmonton’s International Cat Festival, presented by Nutrience, will include:
- A fun-filled line-up of international feline footage (Internet Cat Videos)
- A local Internet cat video competition with judging + prizes
- A cat photo “beauty pageant” (who will be named Mr. and Mrs. Purr-fect?)
- A photo contest for festival goers – dress up in your best cat-themed clothes!
- Meet and greet with celebrity cat Pudge – flying in from Minneapolis!
- Adoptable cats from the Edmonton Humane Society, Little Cats Lost, and SAFE Team Rescue
- Show cats/unique cat breeds from the Edmonton Cat Fanciers Club (+ a mock cat ring demo!)
- Fantastic presentations from local cat enthusiasts including presentations on: The Crazy World of Cat Entertainment Technology, Cats in Popular Culture, and more!
- Vendors featuring cat clothes, jewlery, art, books, accessories, and more!
- The London Drugs CATivities Centre – featuring cat crafts, cat apps, and more!
- A “cat cafe” (sip on coffee among tons of stuffed animal cats)
- Sailin’ On food truck, Attila the HUNgry food truck, and much more!
The 2nd Annual Edmonton International Cat Festival takes place at NAIT Gym (11762 106 Street) on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets are $15 in advance (buy online before May 28!) $20 at the door.
- See our full list of vendors
- See our list of programming/presenters
- See our list of sponsors
- Enter the Mr. & Mrs. Purr-fect photo contest
- Enter the cat video contest
- Learn more about Pudge the celebrity cat!
We thank our sponsors Nutrience, London Drugs, the NAIT Animal Health Program and NAIT Athletics & Recreation, CTV Edmonton, King Noodle House, and Blue Gemini Hair Studio for their support. (Get more information on our sponsors here!)
Vendor or Sponsorship Opportunities
If you are interested in being a vendor or a sponsor for the Edmonton International Cat Festival OR you run a local non-profit organization for cats and would like to have a booth at the festival, please contact [email protected]
If you are interested in covering the Edmonton International Cat Festival for your news organization, please do not hesitate to contact Linda, Founder and Cats Meow, at [email protected] to arrange for interviews! Check out the media coverage the 2014 festival received here.