6th Annual Texas VegFest
Texas VegFest is a FREE public event located at beautiful Fiesta Gardens right off Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas! The event takes place Saturday April 1st, 2017 between 11am and 6pm.
We've got some of the BEST sponsors, vendors, and nonprofits participating this year; The Stanford Inn by the Sea, The Beer Plant, The Herbivore Clothing Company, Action for Animals Austin, Follow Your Heart, Will Tucker Fitness, Mr. Natural Austin, Madras Pavilion Austin, Austin Bhakti Yoga, Vitamix, Dr. Bronner's, Celeste's Best, Compassion Company, Orgain, Rhythm Superfoods, Beagle Freedom Project, The Hailey Foundation, Vervet Monkey Foundation, Sweet Ritual, The Natural Citizen, Arlo's, Fat Cats Organic Coffee & Desserts, Austin Public Library, Kelly's Croutons, HEAT Headquarters, Texans for Cures, and SO many more local and national participants are set to attend!!!
Not only do we have amazing sponsors, vendors, and nonprofits participating, we also have an exceptional line up of cooking demonstrations and educational lectures! Join us in our speaker area at 1130am!
1130am Krishna Matta (Madras Pavilion Austin)
Krishna is a chef at one of Austin's well-known Indian restaurants, Madras Pavilion, and will prepare a delicious Indian brunch for us to start off the day!
1230pm Sarah Petta works as a Doula here in Central Texas. We are excited to hear her discuss plant-based nutrition during pregnancy, and plant-based nutrition for children.
130pm Jesus Mendoza Jr. (Mr. Natural Austin)
Jesus will cook up a Mr. Natural's favorite, featuring unique Mexican flavors found only here in the south!
230pm Will Tucker (Will Tucker Fitness) After a morning of food and fun, Will Tucker will get attendees moving, and thinking about nutrition misconceptions and myths.
330pm Chef Lou Mustachio (The Beer Plant)
The Beer Plant is the first vegan gastropub, marrying craft beer, wine and cocktails with a 100% plant-based menu, all designed by Chef Lou. You're not going to want to miss what the chef prepares!
430pm Ernest Samudio (Action for Animals Austin)
Ernest is a long term animal welfare orchestrator whose knowledge and passion are behind the City of Austin banning the bull hook. Ernest will provide information on ordinances as well as action items.
In addition to all of the great vendors, cooking demos, and lectures, this Austin festival would not be complete without some fantastic live music! Music begins at 11:30 am with the talented Olivia Zane, followed by two of Texas VegFest's crowd favorites, the Jetsuns at 12:30 pm and One World ®evolution at 2pm! We're also very excited to have upcoming pop-artist, and fellow plant lover, Nicole Iris Music perform at 3pm!
Looking to participate in this unique Austin event as a vendor? Know a nonprofit organization that would be a perfect for for our Featured Nonprofit? Interested in getting behind the scenes experience in an Austin event? We still have a few days open before our sign up deadline! We are accepting vendor, volunteer, and nonprofit applications through March 20th!
Nonprofits and vendors may sign up on our website here: texasvegfest.com/vendorsignup
Volunteers may sign up here: texasvegfest.com/volunteersignup
Nominate Feature Nonprofit organizations here: goo.gl/0lGAFZ
Follow our event page at: facebook.com/events/160216434386271
Texas VegFest is a FREE educational event orchestrated by Texas Veg Foundation, a 501©3 nonprofit organization. Texas VegFest celebrates the health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits of a plant-based lifestyle.
We are a few weeks away from our 6th annual event, there's no more time to hesitate, sign up and mark your calendars today!
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