Schedule for May 30, 2015 Edmonton Intl Cat Festival!

Plan your day! Here is the schedule for May 30, 2015 Edmonton International Cat Festival!

The festival takes place in the Gym of NAIT (11762 106 Street).

The Gym is located at the west end of “E wing” (see the map here)

You can take public transit to NAIT or there are paid parking lots on NAIT campus.

(See a NAIT parking map here) We are also trying to coordinate free parking – stand by for details!

If you pre-purr-chase tickets in advance, you will also receive a promo code prior to the event, valid for one free ride to or from the Cat Festival (up to $20 value) using Uber Edmonton. * New Uber sign-ups only.

(Pre-purr-chase tickets here!)


All Day (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Adoptable Cats

Show/Special Breed Cats

  • NAIT Animal Health Program (sponsor – show cats/info booth)
  • Edmonton Cat Fanciers Club (show cats/mock cat show judging ring)
    • Head to the Edmonton Cat Fanciers Club booth and see a (mock) cat show ring in action!
    • Demonstrations for cat show judging from 11:00-11:30 a.m. and 2:15-2:45 p.m.

Cat -Themed Vendors

The London Drugs CATivitites Centre
featuring cat-themed activities like:

  • Cat crafts
  • Cat apps
  • Cat face-painting
  • Make your own cat keepsakes
  • Cat product giveaways

Cat “Cafe”

Kitten TV 

  • The team from TELUS Optik’s Kitten TV present Kitten Town – live. No actors, no dialogue, just kittens. Endless kittens.

Meet and Greet(s) with Celebrity Cat Pudge

  • Morning Meet & Greet 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon Meet & Greet 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Food Truck Alley(cat)

Main Stage

  • 10:30 a.m. Kick-off with Alberta Primetime’s Shawna Randolph
  • 10:45 a.m. – 11 a.m. Cat Videos
  • 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Omar Mouallem presents: The Crazy World of Cat Entertainment Technology
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Cat Videos (Lunch Break)
  • 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pudge Presentation (Q&A with Shawna Randolph)
  • 1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Cat Videos
  • 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Brandon Schatz presents: Cats in Popular Culture
  • 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Cat Videos
  • 2:45 – 3:15 p.m. Elly & Evelyn present: In The Ring
  • 3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cat Videos
  • 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Live Skype Q&A with cat behaviouralist Dr. Pam Johnson-Bennett
  • 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cat photo contest, video contest, and wrap-up / prizes

* Note there will be door prizes given out/announced throughout the day! 

Purr-chase tickets here!

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