IN ORDER BY DATE
Events with a Vegan Message
Regional Events where AVS will be Tabling with Books and Information
RETREAT: Exploring Veganism as a Spiritual Practice
Saturday, August 11 2012, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saunders Woods, 1020 Waverly Road,
Speakers: Rae Sikora (Plant Peace Daily). Neal Seghal (Evolve For Animals).
Group discussions, guided meditations, yoga classes led by John Calabria and Derek Goodwin
Vegan lunch by chef Christina Martin, nature walk, Animal Blessing (3pm).
Cost (includes lunch): $40 adults (scholarships available), $30 adult students/seniors, $20 youth (12-17), $10 children (6-11), free for children under 6. Free child care.
Register: email Lisa Levinson, or call 215-620-2130. See www.publiceyephilly.org, www.veganspirituality.com
McDougall Advanced Study Weekend
September 6-8, 2013
Santa Rosa CA.
Speakers are world changers in dietary, medical, governmental, & environmental policies. 800-941-7111 www.drmcdougall.com
14th Annual World Veg Festival Weekend
Sat Sept 28 & Sun Sept 29 2013
10am to 6:30pm, San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park at Lincoln & 9th Ave,
Speakers, Food Demos, Children’s Corner, Eco-Fashion Show, International Vegan Cuisine, Urban Gardening, Live Entertainment, and Exhibitors. Food samples and food for purchase. Catered vegan dinners each evening. 415-273-5481 www.worldvegfestival.com Presented by San Francisco Vegetarian Society which is celebrating its 45th anniversary.
Healthy Lifestyle Expo 2013
October 18-20, 2013
Woodland Hills, CA
This is the weekend to get cutting edge health information, meet inspiring people -- and commit to become the healthiest possible you!
Come feast on knowledge, companionship and fun from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon -- then join with the International Vegetarian Union Monday to find out about veg*ism worldwide (optional add-on day).
Boston Vegetarian Food Festival
October 27-28, 2013
Reggie Lewis Athletic Center
1350 Tremont Street
This Festival brings together an amazing array of vegetarian natural food providers, top national speakers and chefs, and educational exhibitors in a fun and welcoming environment. It is a chance to talk directly to food producers, learn the newest items in the marketplace, taste free food samples, shop at show special discounts, or simply learn what vegetarian foods are available and where you can find them!
Vegan Mainstream Professional Bootcamps
August 24 NYC NY
October 12 Los Angeles CA
November 2 Austin TX.
Provides entrepreneurs, authors, chefs, personal trainers, coaches, or aspiring business owners with tools & tips for successful business. www.veganprofessionalevents.com
VegFests, big & small (in parks, schools, community or exhibition centers), usually have exhibits of vegan products, food samples and sales, and speakers. Lookup VegFest on the web for additional listings. If one doesn’t exist, start one in your area!
Sat Aug 10 C.A.R.E. VegFest Hoopes Park, West Chester PA www.chestercountycare.com
Sat Sept 7 Bethlehem VegFest Bethlehem PA www.downtownbethlehemassociation.com
Sat/Sun Sept 21/22 Portland VegFest Oregon Convention Center, Portland OR 503-746-8344 www.nwveg.org
Sat Sept 28 DC DC VegFest Yards Park, Washington DC
Sat Oct 26 Twin Cities VegFest Coffman Memorial Union U. Minnesota, Minneapolis MN www.tcvegfest.com
Sat/Sun Oct 26/27 Boston Vegetarian Food Festival
Boston MA 617-424-8846 www.bostonveg.org
Sat Nov 9 Northeast Florida VegFest Riverside Park, Jacksonville FL www.nfvegfest.org
Sun Nov 10 Atlanta VegFest Atlanta GA www.atlantavegfest.com
Sat Nov 16 NY Capital Region Vegetarian Expo
Albany NY www.nyvegetarianexpo.org
Indian Vegan Festival September 27 to 30 2013 at Sthitaprajna Vegan Centre, Near: Yeljit,
Byndoor-576214, Udupi Dist., Karnataka, India. Sharing experiences on how to live a more healthy,
happy and meaningful life. Excursion on last day. Click
here for more information.
41st IVU World Vegfest & 6th Asian Vegetarian Congress
Thursday October 3 thru Sunday October 7 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, October 8 & 9 in Penang,
Malaysia. Proudly sponsored by Malaysian Vegetarian Society which promises a colorful festival
among warm and friendly people of many races and religions, in an inexpensive gastronomical
paradise. Click here
for more information.