Central Florida Veg Fest is an exciting day of colorful and educational exhibits and events at beautiful Orlando Festival Park near downtown Orlando. There will be so many fun and interesting things going on that you will want to stay the whole day. Admission is FREE! Veg Fest is a family-friendly, dog-friendly, and smoke-free event. Veg Fest, now in its 7th year, is one of the biggest and best vegetarian festivals in the country!
Come enjoy a diverse cross-section of vegetarian cuisines and lifestyles. Discover new products and ideas from over 250 vendors and contributors and enjoy a wide variety of presentations and food preparation demos. Not a vegetarian? Whether you're looking for new ideas to add color and variety to your meals or you're a "seasoned" vegetarian interested in expanding your knowledge of nutritious and ethical foods, this is the place for you. Please RSVP on the Veg Fest Facebook event page.
Speakers include Samadhi Artemisa of In Joy Healthcare, Vicki Chelf of Vicki's Vegan Kitchen, Diana Ewald of Aromatherapy Living, Jason Gillett of Jason and the Veganauts, Melanie Joy of Carnism Awareness & Action Network, Victoria Moran of Main Street Vegan, and Lee Sackett of CJ Acres Animal Rescue Farm. Please go to the Speakers page for more information.
Enjoy food preparation demonstrations, a veggie kids zone, a humane education area, an animal haven, an artist corner, music on an acoustic stage and on a band stage, and many veg-friendly vendors. There are so many fun and interesting things happening at Veg Fest you will want to stay all day. Here is the parking map, here is the event map, and here is the list of vendor assignments. For directions to the park, please go to the Travel page. If you're visiting from out of town, this page also has info on where to stay and where to eat. For information on parking, please go to the Parking page.
If you are interested in being a vendor at Veg Fest, please go to the Vendor Packet page.
The event is on, rain or shine!!!