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2019 Carrara Cat Carnival - June 29 & 30

The Carrara Cat Carnival first held in 2017 on the Gold Coast was Australia's first ever cat celebration. This event is dedicated entirely to our feline friends and due to its overwhelming popularly it will return on June 29 - June 30, 2019.

​This cat-tastic event will include cats for adoption, detailed information on cat breeds, plus the latest cat products and cat-themed entertainment.

​Cat-centric Exhibitors

Find the most cat-fabulous specialty products for both you and your cat!

​​Cat Adoptions

Cats make wonderful companions and there are always many cats and kittens looking for a loving home. Adopting a cat via a recognised cat rescue group is a fantastic way to find a feline friend that is perfectly matched to you. You can meet representatives from:

​The cats available for adoption at the Cat Carnival have all undergone health and behaviour assessments. All cats are desexed, microchipped and vaccinated. 

Cat Breed Showcase

From Shorthairs to Siamese, Burmese to Bengals, cats come in all shapes and sizes, characters and temperaments. Intrigued to find out more about cat breeds?

Come and browse the wonderful Cat Breed Showcase area where you'll be able to see a variety of beautiful cats as well as meet and chat with their proud owners.

Maine Coon Cat

Some of the breeds you can discover include: Burmese, Devon Rex, Selkirk Rex, Munchkins, Siberian, Scottish Folds, British Shorthair, Golden Shorthair, Maine Coon, Siamese, Korats, Ragdolls, Tonkinese ...

Insta-Famous Cats

Meet the world's most famous cat gang - Catmantoo! With over 1.5 million social media followers, they're internationally known for their skateboarding skills, tricks and beach hangs on the Gold Coast. This year owner Robert Dollwett brings Didga, Boomer and new kitty Bindi who is breaking hearts around the world!
​Meet & Greet sessions both Saturday & Sunday 11.30am-12.30pm


Bring a photo of your cat (on a phone is fine) and hand it to a talented Caricature Sketch Artist who will capture your unique kitty in you! It's like a Cat Mash-Up!

​Cattoo Parlour

Visit the Cattoo Parlour for a temporary kitty tattoo. A completely safe and non toxic memento from your visit to the Cat Carnival. Post a pic of your #cattoo on social media to go in the draw to win a $100 Carrara Markets Shopping Voucher.

Kitty Face Painting

Get meowified! Bring the kids for meow-zing kitty face painting. It's FREE!

Cat-spiration Wall

You're invited to draw your own Kitty-Kat Face. Name and personalise it for everyone to see your purr-sonality!

​Free Cat Balloons 

What's a carnival without a balloon! Meow!

Rainbow Kitty Photo Wall

Take a snap with the adorable Rainbow Kitty, share it on social media with the tags below to go in the draw to win a $100 Carrara Markets Shopping Voucher.
​Share it on Instagram or Facebook @carraracatcarnival

Dress in Cat Furr-shion!

Don't be a scaredy cat! Come along with your cat ears and best cat inspired furr-shion! Organisers will be talent scouting the crowd for the most cat-ified outfits. You might win a prize!

Meet Mr Meow!

He's one crazy cat! Have a selfie with the Cat Carnival's furrocious cat-man Mr Meow.

When: Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 June 2019, from 9:00am to 3:00pm daily

Where: Events Arena, Carrara Markets, Gold Coast, Qld
Fully undercover! 

Cost: Free Entry & Free Parking

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