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Asheville VeganFest 2018 United States

June 9, 2018 - June 10, 2018

Free

Join us for a celebration of compassionate living in one of the top vegan-friendly cities in the country: Asheville, NC! It’s the fourth annual Asheville VeganFest: June 9-10, 2018. On Saturday, listen to speakers from around the country as they tackle the latest vegan issues. On Sunday, enjoy an outdoor festival with over 75 vendors showcasing vegan food, beer, lifestyle products and more!

Asheville VeganFest is hosted by the largest no-kill animal rescue organization in North Carolina, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. As we continue to expand our circle of compassion, we’re spreading the love with our community and introducing folks to the joy of delicious, healthy, plant-based foods. Join us for what is quickly growing to be the largest vegan festival in the Southeast!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All events hosted by Asheville VeganFest are free and open to the public.

Save the date for Asheville VeganFest: June 9-10 2018

Saturday, June 9th

Presentations and panel discussions with guest speakers.

Sunday, June 10th

11 am – 6 pm Asheville VeganFest Outdoor Festival at Pack Square Park, 80 Court Plaza in downtown Asheville.
Outdoor festival featuring tons of vegan food, beer and lifestyle vendors as well as educational speakers;

James Aspey
Eugene Cooke
Gary Francione
Chris Hedges
Craig Holliday
Wayne Hsiung
Ren Hurst
Josh LaJunie
Casey Taft
Eunice Wong
Ashley Capps

Asheville VeganFest has partnered with the stylish and brand-new Hilton Garden Inn, downtown Asheville! This great location will put you within walking distance to all of the weekend’s events. Make sure to check out their rooftop bar for a great view of the city.

Logistics

Give yourself plenty of time to find parking in downtown Asheville. The closest parking deck for Saturday’s activities is the Rankin Avenue Garage at 4 Rankin Avenue. The closest parking deck for Sunday’s and Friday’s activities is the College Street Garage at 164 College Street.

Street parking in downtown Asheville is free on Sundays only.

Many vendors only accept cash. There is an ATM located at Bank of America adjacent to the park during Sunday’s outdoor event.

The City of Asheville does not allow dogs at outdoor events. It is loud, crowded, and very hot at the outdoor festival. Please leave your dogs at home.

Attendees may not bring backpacks or coolers into the event spaces. No outside alcohol may be brought into the event spaces.

Details

Start:
June 9, 2018
End:
June 10, 2018
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://veganfest.bwar.org

Organiser

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue
Phone:
828-505-3440
Email:
info@bwar.org
Website:
http://www.bwar.org

Venue

Pack Square Park
80 Court Plaza
Asheville, United States
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