Frequently Asked Questions

Does general admission include all POP Cats features?

YES, all POP Cats features are included with the exception of “Meet & Greets” and Art Workshops.

Understandably, any products or services provided by any exhibitor or talent are extra and at their own discretion.

Can I bring my cat?

YES! You can bring your sidekick. Follow simple but important guidelines before considering bringing your kitty. Guidelines will be published soon! If you have questions now, we’d love to hear from you. Email us at [email protected]

Buying multiple tickets but don't know the name of each attendee?

Place your name or the name of your organization for each attendee ticket.

Can someone else use my ticket?

Tickets are transferable but cannot be duplicated. Your ticket will be scanned allowing you access, no matter the name on the order. The original purchaser does not need to be present.

Will I be able to buy Meet & Greet tickets at the event?

Tickets will be available to purchase at the event only if the desired ticket-type hasn’t sold out in advance.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You have options:
1. Bring your printed ticket.

2. We can scan your ticket from your phone.

3. We can look you up by your name.

What's the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable.

Can I Video or Audio Recording Panels?

No video or audio recording is allowed during presentations or panels. Please respect the talents’ rights and allow us to continue to show you this type of material.

What are is the parking fee at the event's venue?

POP Cats Chicago – Artifact Events

There is ample free street parking along Ravenswood Ave.

POP Cats Houston – Silver Street Studios at Sawyer Yards

There is ample free onsite parking.

POP Cats San Diego – Broadway pier

Street metered parking

POP Cats Austin – Palmer Events Center

Onsite parking garage is $8/day

Bike, Motorcycle, Public Transportation?

POP Cats Chicago – Artifact Events (North Entrance)

For directions click HERE

POP Cats Houston – Silver Street Studio at Sawyer Yards

For directions click HERE

POP Cats San Diego – Broadway Pier

For directions click HERE

POP Cats Austin – Palmer Events Center (Exhibit Hall 2)

Details available at the venue’s website: 

Is vaping allowed?

Smoking, tobacco use, or the use of any vapor emitting device or similar, is prohibited inside the building and restricted to exterior areas aways from the general public.

Is there food at the festival?

Yes. All venues will have a concession available inside the festival offering a variety of snacks and meals including vegetarian and vegan options.

Are bags and backpacks permitted into the festival?

Yes. They are subject to be checked by security.


Soliciting of any kind is prohibited.

Rules of conduct

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.

Have more questions? Contact us at [email protected]