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POP Cats Festival

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

POP Cats™ Austin 2019 Presented by Nulo
Palmer Event Center | 900 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin, TX 78704
Saturday, May 4 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 5 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
One-day passes: $15 for adults and $10 for children (4-10)
Weekend pass: $30 for adults and $20 for children (4-10)
Kitten Lady Meet & Greet Passes: $40
Art Garage Workshops: Prices Vary


POP Cats is an annual festival celebrating cats, art, and pop culture. The interactive event offers educational and entertaining programming, unique artists and vendors, and plenty of adorable felines. Founded by siblings, Edgar Alexander and Johana Flores, POP Cats offers a fun-filled ‘cat universe’ intended for people of all ages, cats, cat lovers and the cat-curious. Through a combination of entertainment and advocacy, POP Cats aims to provide support and raise awareness of cat welfare programs while celebrating the passionate cat community. For more information, visit popcats.org.

2019 POP Cats “Cattraction” and Programming Highlights:

Kitten Lady (Hannah Shaw) / Presentations and Meet and Greet / Kitten Lady is a popular kitten rescuer, humane educator, author, and unwavering animal advocate who has dedicated her life to finding innovative ways to protect and support orphaned kittens. Her educational videos teach vital kitten care from baby-bottle feeding to socializing. (*The Kitten Lady meet & greet is not included with general admission tickets.)
TrapKing (Sterling Davis) / Presentations and Hosting / TrapKing is a celebrated cat advocate who has earned a fervent following online due to his unwavering work supporting the homeless cat population and providing feline education in communities across the United States.
Kittie Playgrounds and Onsite Adoptions / Interactive cat playgrounds for kids and adults, plus onsite adoptions provided by participating cat organizations.
Cattoos by BettyRose / Onsite tattoo booth by acclaimed Austin tattoo artist, Betty Rose. Walk-in appointments will be accepted Saturday and Sunday.
Cattitude Costume Contests / Kid Cattitude Costume Contest Saturday / Adult Cattitude Costume Contest Sunday
Custom “Cattails” provided by Tito’s Vodka
Willow the Squishy Cat / Meet and Greet / Austin’s newest celebri-cat Willow has won the heart of the “internets” with her adorable “blep,” aka her ever-present tongue, and her precious face.
Cat Photography 101 with Erica Danger / LA-based cat photographer and artist Erica Danger will teach cat lovers how to capture the purrfect pic of their beloved felines.
Cat Art Workshops with The Art Garage / Variety of kitty-themed art activities Saturday and Sunday. (*The Art Garage workshops are not included with general admission tickets.)
Educational and Advocacy Presentations / Topics include “Keeping Your Indoor Cat Happy,” “Stay Pawsitive, Don’t Declaw” and more.
More Than 80 Exhibitors / Featuring a full cat-alog of feline-themed art, innovative cat products, and awesome kitty kitsch.
Family-Friendly Activities / Face painting, caricatures, onsite screen printing and fun tunes all weekend!


May 4, 2019
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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