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August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to watch internet cat videos on a giant outdoor screen? Your time has come.

Join us on the museum’s front lawn for all-ages cat-inspired activities, food trucks serving up tasty local eats, a beer garden, and 90 minutes of curated cat videos by special guest Will Braden! Plus, visit the Cedar Valley Humane Society booth to learn more about adoptable cats and purchase some kitty swag.

Event Schedule:
6:30pm – Seating begins; bring your lawn chairs and blankets. No outside alcoholic beverages may be brought into the event area. Cat-inspired activities, food trucks, beer garden available.
8:00pm – (approximately) Cat videos begin, hosted by Will Braden, the national festival coordinator for CatVideoFest and creator of Henri, Le Chat Noir videos.
9:30pm – Event ends.

Tickets: $10/regular admission; $5/students and kids over age 5; free for kids 5 and under.
Tickets are limited!
Buy CatVideoFest Tickets

Did you know that Andy Warhol had 25 cats? Many pieces by Warhol were influenced by his love of pets!

Parking: Parking is available in the parking lots surrounding the museum, and there is on-street parking in Czech Village and in surrounding areas. Consider leaving home a little earlier than normal in order to find a parking spot, and to walk to the museum. Some handicapped parking will be available in the parking garage under the museum; look for signage to guide you when you arrive.

Alcohol: Absolutely no alcoholic beverages may be brought into the event area from outside. There will be a beer garden on site if you would like to purchase beer during CatVideoFest. Please have your ID ready as you enter the event area; look for the entry point for those wishing to enjoy a beverage. You will receive a wristband.

Pets: We love our furry friends, but please leave pets at home for their safety and the safety of others. Thank you for your cooperation!

Participate: Want to see your cat on the big screen? Send us a photo and we’ll add it to the pre-show photo reel! The deadline for submission has been extended to: August 3.


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August 19
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library


Event Sponsored by
CRST International


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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319-362-8500 x 218