Calling all cat lovers! Come celebrate cats, cat culture, and cat people, while raising money to support local cat rescues at the 6th Edmonton International Cat Festival — Alberta’s biggest celebration of cats — taking place CATURDAY (Saturday) May 30, 2020, kicking off Edmonton’s festival season!
We’re releasing online ticket sales early this year so you can gift festival tickets to the cat lovers in your life for the holiday season!
If you pre-purr-chase online tickets to the Edmonton International Cat Festival by Dec. 24, 2019, you’ll get a printable gift certificate you can use for gifting the tickets to your family and friends!
The 2020 Edmonton International Cat Festival takes place in Downtown Edmonton:
- MacEwan University
- Robbins Health Learning Centre
- Main Floor + Second Floor
- 10910 104 Avenue, Edmonton, AB
- Caturday, May 30, 2020
- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Edmonton International Cat Festival is the only and biggest festival of its kind in Alberta, the first festival of its kind in Canada, and one of the largest cat events in the country! The festival brings together cat lovers to celebrate cats and cat culture, while raising money and awareness for important cat rescue organizations!
#YEGCatFest donates 100% of proceeds back to local cat rescues.
Since 2014, we’ve raised $112,000 for local rescues helping cats in need.
Our mission is to put on an a-meowzing event that brings together cat lovers from all over, to celebrate cats, cat culture, and raise money and awareness to support organizations that help cats in need.
The 2020 Edmonton International Cat Festival will feature:
- Adoptable cats / cat rescues
- Presentations about cats on our Main Stage presented by City of Edmonton Animal Care & Control
- A-meowzing cat vendors (shop products for your cat, shop cat-themed products for you!)
- Meet & Greets with our 2020 Celebrity Cat Guest (we’re SO excited to ameownce the guest in the new year!!)
- And MEOWN-Y CATivities (cat-themed activities) including the popular Kitty Play Pen (hop in and play with kittens! It’s your dream come true), Instagrammable cat-themed areas, local roving cats feature, Opposite Cats room, Cat Board Game Lounge, Silent Auction, mock cat show judging + show cats, cat yoga (with yoga instructor Bryanna Chan), Cat Festival scavenger hunt, Paint your Cat Portrait sessions with YAYMaker, cat crafts, Cat ASMR Chill Out Zone, cat photography workshops, a Red Carpet Cat Festival Experience, Cat Costume Contest, Cat Escape Room presented by Escape City and SO MUCH MORE!!! Our planning committee is excited to bring you lots of a-meowzing CATivities for our 2020 event!
We’ll be announcing all new and old CATivities and PURR-GRAMMING in 2020.
- Little Cats Lost
- ARTS Senior Animal Rescue
- Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS)
In advance (online):
- $15 per person (best value!) + Eventbrite fee
At the door (on May 30, 2020):
- $20 per person (CASH ONLY. There is an ATM but if you can, come with cash).
- $60 for Group Rate (of 4 people)
- KIDS AGE 12 and UNDER ARE FREE!
THANK YOU TO OUR A-MEOWZING EARLY SPONSORS including City of Edmonton Animal Care and Control, Homes Alive Pets, Petland, Delta Edmonton Centre Suites, Sonder Creative, Nanc Price Photography, TELUS, Cat Cafe on Whyte, Escape City and YAYMaker.
WANT TO BE A CAT FESTIVAL SPONSOR?
Sponsorship, along with ticket sales, help ensure we raise the most money possible for local cat rescue organizations! If your company is interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Sponsor Page.
WANT TO BE A CAT FESTIVAL VENDOR?
Being a vendor at the Cat Festival is an a-meowzing opportunity to get in your products and services in front of thousands of cat lovers! If your company is interested in becoming a vendor, please contact email@example.com or visit our Vendor Page.
WANT TO BE A CAT FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER?
Our festival is run entirely by volunteers! If you love cats and want to volunteer with the festival, pleased contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Volunteer Page.