Here you can find the main pinterest categories and popular categories activity chart.

The only place you can find the official pinterest category list is when you try to create a new board on

Take some time to choose an appropriate category for your pinboard. Also be sure to fill in the board’s description with meaningful and searchable words to increase your followers.

See the below table for the official pinterest category list – also shows that it is important to categorise your boards appropriately.
Click on one of them to go to posts page about that category.

Popular Pinterest Categories Activity Popular Pinterest Categories Pie Chart