CON INFO

 

 

October 1 & 2, 2022
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green St. 
Pasadena, CA 91101


 

CatCon® is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, incredible activations, and one of the biggest adoption villages ever.

Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are not required to enter CatCon. If you are not feeling well or have been recently exposed to somebody with COVID, please plan to stay home. Masks are strongly encouraged but not required inside the Convention Center.

EXHIBIT HALL FLOOR PLAN AND EXHIBITOR BOOTHS

Event Details

SCHEDULE

10 AM - 5 PM

General Admission to CatCon

10:30 AM

Meet & Greet with Bowie the Siberian

Meet & Greets are FREE and first come, first served.

Location: CatCon Booth 601

10:30 AM

Cat Tarot Card Readings with Nathan the Cat Lady and Sterling "Trap King" Davis

Sterling and Nathan will both be doing readings with cat tarot cards. For
entertainment purposes only.

Donation based: Proceeds go to Trapking Humane Cat Solutions

Location: Catalyst Pet Booth 101

11:00 AM

What Color is My Cat?

Presented by EveryCat Health Foundation and BasePaws

Location: Kitty Coliseum Booth 113

11:30 AM

Baby Wants Candy Performance

Musical improv ensemble Baby Wants Candy could write a song for YOUR cat

Location: World’s Best Cat Litter Booth 223

11:45 AM

Workshop: Why Did My Cat Pee in My Bed? Your Questions Answered

With The Two Crazy Cat Ladies

Location: Catnip Corner Booth 707

11:45 AM

Meet & Greet with Adventure Cat Leo

Meet & Greets are FREE and first come, first served.

Location: CatCon Booth 601

12 PM - 3 PM

Kitty Kitsch Roadshow

Location: Booth 803

12:30 PM

Workshop: Ship Cats: Adventure, Courage, and Betrayal

With Dr. Paul Koudounaris

Location: Kitty Coliseum Booth 113

1:00 PM

Meet & Greet with One-Eared Uno

With Kat Curtis

Meet & Greets are FREE and first come, first served.

Location: CatCon Booth 601

1:00 PM

Baby Wants Candy Performance

Musical improv ensemble Baby Wants Candy could write a song for YOUR cat

Location: World’s Best Cat Litter Booth 223

1:15 PM

Workshop: Harnessing Adventure 101: How to Travel with Your Cat

Presented by Travel Cat

Location: Catnip Corner Booth 707

2:00 PM

Workshop: Overlooked No More: The Joy of Cats with Special Needs

With Milo’s Sanctuary

Location: Kitty Coliseum Booth 113

2:00 PM

Rap Performance by Sterling "Trap King" Davis

Location: Catalyst Pet Booth 101

2:30 PM

Meet & Greet with Youngest Old Cat Lady

Meet & Greets are FREE and first come, first served.

Location: CatCon Booth 601

2:30 PM

Cat Whispering by Sterling "Trap King" Davis and Nathan the Cat Lady

Show Sterling and Nathan a picture of your cat, and they will tell
you what your cat is thinking

Donation based: Proceeds go to Trapking Humane Cat Solutions

Location: Catalyst Pet Booth 101

2:45 PM

Up Close and Purrsonal with the Purrrcast

With Steven Ray Morris, Sara Iyer, and Special Guest Gareth Reynolds

Location: Kitty Coliseum Booth 113

3:30 PM

Cat-icatures by Sterling "Trap King" Davis and Nathan the Cat Lady

Nathan or Sterling will draw a portrait of your kitty!

This event is subject to change

Donation based: Proceeds go to Trap King Humane Cat Solutions

Location: Catalyst Pet Booth 101

3:30 PM

Baby Wants Candy Performance

Musical improv ensemble Baby Wants Candy could write a song for YOUR cat

Location: World’s Best Cat Litter Booth #223

Maps

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS

Location

CatCon is taking place Saturday, October 1st and Sunday October 2nd at the Pasadena Convention Center, located at 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101.

The entrance to the Pasadena Convention Center is located on Green St. between Euclid Ave. and Marengo Ave, across the street from Paseo Colorado.

Directions

FROM THE 210 WESTBOUND

Take the 210 freeway west to the Fair Oaks/Marengo exit. Turn left on Marengo and proceed 4 blocks to Green Street. Turn left onto Green Street, the Pasadena Convention Center is located on the right hand side at 300 E. Green.

FROM THE 210 SOUTHBOUND

Take the 210 freeway south to the Colorado Blvd exit on to St John Ave. Continue south on St John past Colorado Blvd and turn left onto Green Street. Travel five blocks east on Green Street. The Pasadena Convention Center is located on the right hand side at 300 E. Green.

FROM THE 134 EASTBOUND

Take the 134 east to the 210 east and exit at Fair Oaks/Marengo. Turn right on Marengo and proceed 4 blocks to Green Street. Turn left onto Green Street. The Pasadena Convention Center is located on the right hand side at 300 E. Green.

FROM THE 110 NORTHBOUND

Take the 110 freeway north to the end of the freeway. Proceed north on Arroyo Parkway. Turn right onto Green Street. The Pasadena Convention Center is located two blocks down on the right hand side at 300 E. Green.

Parking

The convention center’s subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena.

There are two entrances, (a) on Euclid Avenue, and (b) Marengo Avenue, both between Green Street and Cordova Street. If you are using a Mobile GPS, enter this address for the most direct route: 175 South Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

Click here for more information
Transportation Options

METRO GOLD LINE

Take the Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station or Del Mar Station, both stations are .4 miles away and about a ten minute walk from the Pasadena Convention Center. Getting to CatCon is easy!

METRO GOLD LINE CONNECTIONS

At Union Station, the Gold Line connects to Red Line (Hollywood and North Hollywood), Purple Line (Koreatown), and the LAX Flyaway (Los Angeles International Airport).

Del Mar Station

230 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, California 91105

$2 Parking for Metro riders – 290 Spaces

26 Bike Rack Spaces (Bike Room)

Memorial Park Station

125 E. Holly Street, Pasadena, California 91103

8 Bike Rack Space, 16 Bike Lockers

Health and Safety

COVID-19

Proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test are not required to enter CatCon. Masks are strongly encouraged inside the Convention Center. If you are not feeling well or have been recently exposed to somebody with Covid, please stay home.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. By entering the Pasadena Convention Center, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. For more information, visit CDC.gov.

Bag Check
All bags, regardless of size, are subject to inspection at the Pasadena Convention Center entrance, and any time within the convention center. No bags over airplane carry-on size are allowed on the exhibit floor.

For the safety of our guests as well as your pet, please leave your cat at home.

Hotels

Click here for a comprehensive list of hotels in and around Pasadena.

TALENT
HEROES
Australian Firefighters

@australianfirefighterscalendar

TNR ADVOCATE
Sterling Davis

The Trap King

INFLUENCER
Nathan Kehn

@nathanthecatlady

ADVOCATE
Ashley Morrison

@youngestoldcatlady

CELEBRICAT
Adventure Cat Leo

@adventurecatleo

CELEBRICAT
Bowie the Siberian

@bowie_the_siberian

COMEDIAN
Kat Curtis

@thekatcurtis

ADVOCATE
Fennel the Cat

@milos_sanctuary

INFLUENCER
Holly Garcia

@travelcatmom

PODCASTER
Georgia Hardstark

@hardstark

CAT BEHAVIORIST
Liv Healy

@annenbergpetspace

INFLUENCER
Kaitlyn Hinds

@adventurecatwiz

ADVOCATE
Michele Hoffman

Milo’s Sanctuary

AUTHOR, PHOTOGRAPHER
Dr. Paul Koudounaris

@hexencult

EMCEE
Amber Maureen Lu

@eatdrinkcat

ENTREPRENEUR
Emily Miethner

@yourcatbackpack

CELEBRICAT
Merlin Ragdoll

@merlinragdoll

PODCASTERS
Steven Ray Morris & Sara Iyer

The Purrrcast

CELEBRICAT
One_Eared_Uno

@one_eared_uno

INFLUENCER
Emersen Phillips

@copious_cats

COMEDIAN
Gareth Reynolds

@reynoldsgareth

CELEBRICAT
Squirrel the Cat

@catnamedsquirrel

ADVOCATES
Two Crazy Cat Ladies

twocrazycatladies.com