POP Cats™ 2023, is a fun-packed experience fueled by the spirit of cats, pop, and art! You’ll love the adoption catios; artists; music; photo ops; artisans; brands; cat adoptions; and more! A portion of profits benefits participant cat organizations.

Event Dates

Saturday, March 25th, 2023
11am to 5pm
Sunday, March 26th, 2023
11am to 5pm


Artifact Events
4325 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL 60613

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Get ready Chicago, POP Cats™ is back!

The ultimate cat experience!

An immersive world of cattitude

Step into the new world of POP Cats™

Have you ever dreamed of being surrounded by everything cats? Us too! POP Cats™ has turned even more meow-some for it’s 9th edition. Enjoy over 10,000 sq ft of colorful feline-themed atmosphere which will bring out your inner child for a memorable celebration of cats and art!


Adoption Catios and Photo Ops

Check out our cat enclosures designed with giant cat-food motifs made to dazzle you and your friends. Each one will be blessed with the presence of adoptable kittens brought by our local cat rescues.

Meet your best friend furever

Adoptable Cats!

If you have never been surrounded been surrounded by cats before, this is your opportunity to break the ice. Looking to speed-date your future BBF? This is also your chance to meet the cats of your dreams and adopt. You will LOVE IT!

Cat Organizations

Cattitude is art

Cat-art Exhibit

Cat art is not only rad; it’s pawsome! Check out our exhibition of totally cool art featuring our feline friends. What could be more inspiring than seeing cats made larger than life in art?!

Fun with coloring

Cat-Themed Coloring

Our festival has always celebrated felines and art, and this year’s we’re opening up a space where attendees can unleash their creativity. Here you can immerse yourself in coloring. Pick any of our delightful cat-themed drawings that you can take home as a fun souvenir.

Get your cattitude on


Talented artist Hannah Steele is back, and she will be joining us at POP Cats™ all weekend long for tattoos. Look for her at POP Cats™, as she will accept walk-ins for cat tattoos!

Express your cattitude

Paint your masterpiece

You can be an artist too!
We made it possible for you and friends to paint a masterpiece of your own at POP Cats™. Pick any of our easy-to-follow design available and paint away!
Check on-site for pricing.


DIY Cat Wand Toy

Your cat needs lots of entertainment and what could be more paw-some than making your own cat wand toy for fun times! We will provide you with cool supplies so you can learn how to make your own toy. Your cat will love it!
Check on-site for pricing.

Experience the cattitude!

Meowsome Merch

You will love finding awesome merch from cat food to feline art, cat-centric services to human apparel. Save up, cuz it’s time to stock on cat merch!

Exhibitor list
Get yourself cat-tails

Sip n’ Purr Bar

It’s the weekend! Refreshments will be available for purchase all day long. Enjoy bubbly drinks and “cattails” at the Sip n’ Purr Bar.

Cattitude is life


We have a special musical treat for you, talented musician Sarah Coco will be at POP Cats™ to play amazing pop-tunes on Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM. You cannot miss it!

We will also be playing indie and pop tunes all weekend long to set the good vibes.

Get yourself cat-tails

Sip n’ Purr Bar

It’s the weekend! Refreshments will be available for purchase all day long. Enjoy bubbly drinks and “cattails” at the Sip n’ Purr Bar by Tito’s Vodka.


POP Cats organizes events that bring the community and cat rescues together to celebrate cats. Our festivals serve as a platform for non-profits to conduct adoption drives, recruit volunteers, and educate. Additionally, we donate a portion of revenue. Your ticket purchases play a crucial role in supporting our community.

Left until POP Cats Chicago!
POP Cats is this weekend!

Event FAQ

Yes, we partner with local cat rescues to bring adoptable cats to the event.

Yes, you can bring your cat to the event. A lot of people do. Make sure you review and follow our guidelines. Click here to read our guidelines.

This event is suitable for children 9 years and older.

Child tickets apply to children between ages 4 to 10.

Yes, unless otherwise noted.

During each event we make sure we have vendors that sell food, snacks and beverages.

Yes, our events are wheelchair accessible, unless otherwise noted.

We will be happy to consider you join our squad of on-site and remote volunteers. To apply, visit our Volunteer page here.


Train: the Artifact Events venue is just one block away from the Montrose, Brown Line, train station.

Parking: street parking available on Ravenswood Avenue.


Parking: parking is available at 2101 Winter Street, 77007 or street parking.

San Diego

Parking: street parking is available on along North Embarcadero, Tuna Harbor, Ruocco Park, Embarcadero Marina Park North and Embarcadero Marina Park South, the Crescent area, Spanish Landing and Shelter Island.

Covered parking is offered at Wyndham San Diego Bayside.


Parking: parking is available on-site. Entrances are on Riverside Dr. and another on Barton Springs Rd. Overflow parking is available at One Texas Center Parking Garage, at the southeast corner of Barton Springs Rd. and S. 1st St.

If you cannot locate your tickets in your Inbox, please check your Spam/Junk Mailbox.

If you can’t still find them, please click here to have them resent to you.

Tickets are non-refundable.

Attendees must respect commonsense rules for public behavior, personal interaction, common courtesy, and respect for private property. Harassing or offensive behavior will not be tolerated. Event Management reserves the right to revoke, without refund, the admission of any attendee not in compliance with this policy.

Soliciting of any kind is prohibited.

If you would like to contact us, please write to hello@popcats.org.

POP Cats™ is organized by Doodles Productions, LLC. 3292 SE QUAY ST, Port Saint Lucie 34984.

Want to be an Exhibitor? Apply here. Want to be an Sponsor? Write to hello@popcats.org.