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cat expos, cat conventions and cat film festival guide

Nationwide Cat Film Festival

Cat lovers across the state can thrill at the silver screen door art of the following CATherine Deneuve. PAW Newman or CLAWdette Colbert thanks to this traveling feline-themed film festival ! The usher of the cunning vomit clip compilation benefits area animal wellbeing organizations.


  • When: February 26, 2022
  • Where: Glendale Civic Auditorium at 1401 Verdugo Road, Glendale

Space will be donated to area rescues and shelters at this all breed and family darling cat show .

  • When: third weekend of February
  • Where: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa

A Valentine ’ s weekend regale for cat-o’-nine-tails lovers, this consequence will besides include a computerized tomography costume contest .

  • When: TBA
  • Where: Los Angeles Convention Center at 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles

A weekend-long celebration of feline idolatry, CatCon is virtual catmint to animal lovers, who enjoy everything from kat seminars and spotting celebrities to mulling over feline meowchandise and meet adorable adoptables .
past conventions have included appearances by such two- and four-legged stars as Ian Somerhalder, Tricia Helfer, Jackson Galaxy, Moshow the Cat Rapper, Oskar the Blind Cat and his caterpillar companion Klaus, and Lil Bub. The perfective combination of feline-themed fun and philanthropy, the consequence raises funds for several animal wellbeing organizations .

  • When: August 13-14, 2022
  • Where: Broadway Pier, San Diego, California

A combination of dad culture, cat-themed art, and adoptable felines, the event helps area cats in need .


  • When: April 2-3, 2022
  • Where: Artifact Events at 4325 N Ravenswood Avenue, Chicago

Chicago ’ sulfur motto is “ moment to none, ” and the The Windy City surely takes first position in the hearts of cat lovers when POP Cats Chicago blows into town ! The two-day event is a mix of pop culture, artwork, our feline friends, philanthropy… and lots of fun !


  • When: April 20, 2022
  • Where: Allen County Fairgrounds, Home and Family Arts Building at 2726 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne

Our pals with paws will vie for first prize during a one-competition with a “ Pounce into Spring ” composition.


  • When: TBA
  • Where: CHS Field at 360 North Broadway Street, St. Paul, Minnesota

For one day during the sweltering season cats take over the dog days of summer during a video festival that shines a spotlight on the big shield endowment of the future Brad Kitt, Meowlon Brando or Joan Clawford. Held at the home of the St. Paul Saints baseball team, the event never fails to hit a home operate in the hearts of feline-loving film fans, with the presentation of mini-mewvies helping to raise funds for animals in want .

New Jersey

  • When: Jan. 21-23, 2022
  • Where: NJ Convention and Exposition Center at 97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison

A feline- and Fido-friendly event, the exhibition offers insight into pet train, nutrition and health through talks from animal experts ; favored entertainment ( including a feline agility course demonstration ! ) ; a “ pet me ” kat area where fans of felines can meet four-legged members of the Garden Cat Club ; the opportunity to shop among more than 150 seller booths ; adorable adoptables from sphere rescue organizations, and much more !


  • When: Sept. 4, 2022
  • Where: The Hawthorne Hotel at 18 Washington Square in Salem

A celebration of the charming caterpillar companions who enchant us thus, this pop-up book, Salem-based event will include an array of felines from sphere rescues who long to be a love syndicate ’ south “ familiar ” ; cat-o’-nine-tails services ; cat-themed merchandise, and much more ! In the intent of compassion, all of the donations raised at the event will benefit participating animal benefit organizations.

New York 

The Algonquin Hotel’s Annual Cat Fashion Show

  • When: TBA
  • Where: The Algonquin Hotel at 59 West 44th Street in New York City

From the first stray who came to stay in the 1920s to the latest lucky feline to land the job of DirectFUR of Guest Relations, over the years The Algonquin Hotel has given a forever home plate, a well as a coveted career at the institution, to several cats in need of a everlastingly base. For one day every summer, Dorothy Parker ’ s favorite haunt helps homeless felines who need to a find their own constantly home as the hotel hosts The Algonquin Cat ’ s Annual Celebration and Cat Fashion Show. A purrty with a higher purpose, all of the proceeds from the annual celebration oversee by the hotel ’ s resident Hamlet or Matilda will help homeless cats !

Broadway Barks

  • When: TBA
  • Where: Shubert Alley in New York City

An adoption consequence created by animal-loving entertainment icons Bernadette Peters and the late Mary Tyler Moore, each class Broadway barks…and meows !, as companion animals from close to 30 area shelters and rescue organizations try to land coveted real life roles in the lives of everlastingly positron emission tomography parents during a star-studded afternoon !

  • When: TBA
  • Where: Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 W 18th St. in New York City

Since its originate in 2018 cat-o’-nine-tails lovers have promptly pounced on tickets for this Big Apple event, which is co-owned by animal Planet purr-sonality Jackson Galaxy. Highlights of this happening include guy chats with experts who share their cognition of the divine feline. ( past presenters have included ‘ The Kitten Lady ” Hannah Shaw, celebrated photographer Andrew Martilla, and Hauspanther editor Kate Benjamin ) ; adoptables from area rescue organizations ; interactional workshops ; activities for animal-loving little ones ; the opportunity to shop for cat-themed trade at the SuperMeowkit, and much more !

  • When: TBA
  • Where: Village East by Angelika

A meow-velous mix of feline-themed flicks and philanthropy, feline-loving film fans helping to raise funds for animal wellbeing groups .


  • When: March 11-13, 2022
  • Where: Columbus, Ohio

separate of the All American Columbus Pet Expo, the All About Cats Expo ( immediately in its fourthly year ) features a TICA caterpillar show, parade of caterpillar breeds, cat-centric vendors, Cats 101 sphere to learn more about cats and a lot more .

The Cat Fanciers Association International Cat Show

  • When: TBA
  • Where: Cleveland, Ohio

An annual court to the beauty and grace of our feline friends, competitive cats strive to claw their way to the dais of the populace ’ s most esteemed cat show .
Each class more than 1,000 cats take part in the event, which not entirely includes evaluate for the best of the breeds, but besides feline agility competitions, meet and greets with fame cats, places to pet our pals who purr, a big cat costume and CatWalk contest, educational workshops, and shelter adoptions !
A pageant with a higher aim, proceeds from the event benefit the Winn Feline Foundation .


  • When: TBA
  • Where: The Willows Event Center at 1830 Midland Beaver Road in Industry

A CFA-sponsored event, the two computerized tomography shows will besides include a HCM clinic.


  • Where: January 8 – 9, 2022
  • Where: George R. Brown Convention Center at 10001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston

A happening which helps raise funds for our four-legged friends in need, the event shines a spotlight on the smasher of all breeds and family pets .

  • When: March 11-13, 2022
  • Where: The Omni Corpus Christi at 900 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, Texas

Known as The Sparkling City By the Sea, cats will show off their sparkle purrsonalities and bright coats as they try to earn the role of the event ’ sulfur reigning Ragdoll .

  • When: June 25-26, 2022
  • Where: Silver Street Studio, Houston

Get fix for an out of this world experience in “ Space City ” during a two-day mash-up ( or should that be meowsh up ? ) of pop culture, art and love for our pals, and much more !
A happening with a distribute of heart, a dowry of the profits from the event will be donated to participating computerized tomography organizations .
POP Cats Austin

  • When: December 3-4, 2022
  • Where: Palmer Events Center, Austin

Austin, Texas may have a reputation as one of the most dog-friendly spots in the country, but the city will show its love for our feline friends when POP Cats returns for two days of devotion to our pals who meow .


The Acatemy

  • When: January 17 – 19, 2020
  • Where: Embassy Suites Dulles North at 44610 Waxpool Road, Dulles, Virginia

Starting the newfangled year by helping to create a new start for cats in need, the gather of rescuers includes a count of masterclass sessions .
Topics focus on issues ranging from feline health issues and ways that animal carers can care for their own emotional health in order to stave off burnout, to the technical side of animal rescue, such as understanding market strategies and putting together annual reports .

  • When: March 18-20, 2022


  • When: TBA
  • Where: Issaquah, Washington

Find out which fondness feline will be judged top kat at this TICA-member event. This year ’ mho subject is Pirates of the CATtibean, complete with a pirate cat costume contest and cage decorating rival .
A gather for a good causal agent, the event benefits the Humane Rescue Alliance .
Attendees are invited to peruse for purchases among a kind of seller stalls, and possibly find a fur baby to love among adoptables from several rescue organizations.

  • When: May 21, 2022
  • Where: Auburn, Washington

A barren day of fun for both the two- and four-legged members of your family, the consequence includes a pet contest, low-cost animal services, giveaway, more than 150 seller stalls, pet adoptions, and much more !

Washington, DC

  • When: TBA
  • Where: Dock 5, Washington, DC

Washington, DC may be synonymous with “ donkeys ” and “ elephants, ” but for one day in May cats will be the top dogs in the state ’ s capital as fans of felines gather for a festival which will include adorable adoptables, patronize, celebrated feline guests, and much more !



Edmonton International Cat Festival

  • When: May 28 & 29, 2022, virtual in 2022

The Edmonton International Cat Festival celebrates cats and guy culture, while raising money and awareness for rescues helping cats in want ! # YEGCatFest donates 100 % of proceeds to local computerized tomography rescues .


Canadian Pet Expo

  • When: April 15-17, 2022
  • Where: Mississauga, Ontario

Canada ’ south largest indoor favored event includes a TICA Cat Show, celebrity positron emission tomography appearances, grooming demonstrations and over 300 vendors .

  • When: TBA 2022
  • Where: Toronto

Hosted by meowbox, this annual event ( virtual in 2020 ) celebrates cats while supporting guy rescues. “ meowfest is Canada ’ s leading festival where cat lovers unify and enjoy food trucks, photograph ops, shop, speakers, presentations, celebrity cats, adoptable cats, entertainment, and meet & greets—all for a worthy campaign ! ”

United Kingdom

Catfest London

  • When: July 16, 2022
  • Where: Beckenham Place Mansion, London

This annual consequence returns to London with “ fabulous cat-related products, art and music, along with inspiring talks from celebrated writers and animal experts, meet-and-greets with feline celebrities and adoptable rescue kittens. ”
Supreme Cat Show

  • When: TBA, typically November
  • Where: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, England

This annual guy appearance, the UK ’ second largest, is organized by the universe ’ randomness oldest guy register, the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy .