With so much to see and do at Mardi Paws, you’ll be sure to find something to fill your time. Come join us, as we capture the fun and excitement of the annual Mardi Gras Festival for all our guests to enjoy. Here is just a select few of our key events that you won’t want to miss!

Entertainment & Education

Dozens and dozens of hours of panels and events covering a huge array of topics, lifestyles and interests are front and centre at Fur-Eh! with contributions from many of our attendees!

Our Programming is broken up into “tracks” including: Fursuiting & Cosplay, The Arts (Visual Art, Writing, Photography, Music), Gaming (Tabletop & Video Gaming), Entertainment (Performances & Shows) and Lifestyles.

Panels may be aimed at all ages (General or “PG” rated) or maybe “18+” (Adults Only).

The full schedule can be found HERE

Krewe Balls

Our three Krewes will be each holding a special event prior to each night’s dances on Thursday, Friday & Saturday night of Mardi Paws showing off their special brand of hospitality! The balls will take place in the Mardi Paws Bar and all attendees, regardless of which Krewe they belong to, are welcome to attend!

Rainbow Iris Krewe Ball Thursday @ 6pm
Pawmical Fools Krewe Ball Friday @ 3pm
Scélérat Rouge Krewe Ball Friday @ 5:30pm

Talent Show

Furries are a wildly talented bunch and they can’t wait to show off some of their musical, comedic or other entertaining skills to hundreds of adoring spectators! Come enjoy one of the most popular events at Fur-Eh! and cheer on the fantastic performers!

Happening Friday at 6:30pm on the Main Stage


Dance Competition

The #1 event every year at Fur-Eh!, this year’s Dance Competition heats up with more performers, better competition and a longer time slot! What isn’t changing is the fact that you’ll want to get there early in order to ensure entry to this wildly popular event! Check it out on Saturday at 4pm, in the Main Stage ballroom.

This year, we’re also adding FLOOR WARS for the first time ever at Fur-Eh! This head-to-head battle is sure to be another marquee event at Fur-Eh! It’s going down Sunday, 11:30am on the Main Stage, don’t miss it!

Nightly Dances

Dance the night – every night – away! With dances featuring a range of talented DJs and a spectacular atmosphere in our main ballroom, you can be sure there will be some fun times ahead on the dance floor Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights.

DJ Schedule


  • 9pm – Sprocket
  • 10pm – Durian Durian
  • 11pm – Hexagon Jack
  • 12am – . N O T


  • 9pm – DJ LoneWolf
  • 10pm – RoWdY RazzKatt
  • 11pm – GNAW
  • 12am – Raving Dragon


  • 9pm – YOU4YA
  • 10pm – Momo
  • 11pm – Beekin
  • 12am – Seraphim


  • 8pm – Tiggs
  • 9pm – MT Shadow
  • 10pm – Gaba Neon

Plus, join us for a more laid back atmosphere during The SNAP (Sunday Night After Party) to wrap up Mardi Paws in the Mardi Paws Bar at 8pm!

Tabletop & Video Gaming

Our games room, located on the 2nd floor (accessible by elevator from the main lobby) is a popular spot for those who want to check out some of the most popular board games and/or try their hand at some exciting video games.

Fur-Eh! Parade

Parade starts 2pm Saturday and the Fur-Eh! Parade isn’t just any fursuit parade. It’s one of only a few outdoor Fursuit Parades in the world and the only one in Canada! Our Parade is also the only one to include parade vehicles & floats (weather permitting)

This year, our Krewes are creating their own floats, helping to celebrate what makes them unique. It promises to be a colourful, exciting and fun-filled visual extravaganza suitable for the entire family!

Note: The Fur-Eh! Parade is open to the general public and admission is not required. In the event of inclement weather, the parade will be modified and moved indoors.