I'm excited for this weekend's 10th Annual Portland VegFest! Even though I've been lacto-ovo-pescitarian for a decade now, this is the first time I've heard about this event. I'm taking two friends, and we're all looking forward to
10th Annual Portland VegFest
What: 10th Annual Portland VegFest Oregon’s premier plant-based food and lifestyle event.
Date: Saturday and Sunday September 27th & 28th 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A
777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR
Cost: $8 at the door
Students and Seniors 62+ are $5 with ID, one per person.
Children 12 and under are free.
Website: For more information: visit www.portlandvegfest.org
Considered the “go-to” vegan event, Portland VegFest offers unparalleled resources, entertainment, and community building to celebrate sustainable, healthy and compassionate food choices to anyone wanting to learn more about plant-based diets. Celebrating its 10th year, this family friendly and affordable two-day festival is open for everyone, bringing together thousands of people with varying interests in plant-based food. From the committed vegan, the health conscious family, the sustainability minded individual or those who are simply curious, the event is for anyone who wants to explore healthy plant-based and sustainable food options, learn more about the vegan lifestyle, be inspired, and connect with a like-minded community. In addition to the renowned speakers, attendees will enjoy the 100+ exhibitors and restaurants providing free tastings, vegan chef led cooking demonstrations, a new fashion and beauty area, fitness area and farmers market, film screenings, interactive kids’ and teens’ areas, free photo booths, bookstore, informational tables and other exciting activities. Held at the Oregon Convention Center, tickets will be available at the door. For the complete lineup of speakers and activities, please visit www.portlandvegfest.org
About Northwest VEG and Portland VegFest
Portland VegFest is hosted by Northwest VEG, a nonprofit organization in the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA area, dedicated to educating and encouraging people to make vegan choices for a healthy, sustainable, and compassionate world. Founded in 2003, Northwest VEG goals include:
- Build, support & maintain community in a fun environment
- Build, connect & network in the larger community
- Provide education & outreach
- Be a responsive, effective, transparent organization
- Provide expertise & serve as a resource to the community on veg issues
- Create positive change & make the world a better place
The goal of Portland VegFest is to celebrate, promote and build community around vegan lifestyles in a way that is inclusive for all; vegans, vegetarians and those who are curious about learning more about plant-based diets and the vegan lifestyle.