DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver County Fair is dropping its marijuana exhibit to focus on cats.
Last year’s Pot Pavilion was “perfect for 2014, to acknowledge the first year of legal recreational marijuana in Denver,” said the fair’s fair co-owner and Creative Director, Tracy Weil.READ MORE: Stakeholders Considering Fees For 'Loved To Death' 14er Quandary Peak
However, controversy emerged when 100 people claimed to have been served pot-infused chocolate unknowingly.
This year, the Kitten Pavilion will take over with cat shows, cat-centric vendors, and celebrity cat Lil BUB, who has a special story.READ MORE: Colorado Restaurant Association Stands Up For Small Restaurants Amid Changing Health Guidelines
There will be 250 show cats on display Saturday and Sunday of the fair and a kitten adopt-a-thon will take place Friday. Coloradans can even bring their cats to compete in the Blue Ribbon Fun Cat Show with categories like “fluffiest” and “grumpiest.”
The Kitten Pavilion opens a month after CatCon debuted in Los Angeles, an event “like Comic Con but for cat people.”MORE NEWS: COVID In Colorado: Health Experts Hopeful Despite New Wave Of Hospitalizations
The Denver County Fair begins July 31 and lasts through August 2 at the National Western Complex.