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Gainesville Veg Fest 2017 United States

April 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5


Gainesville VegFest is a celebration of a healthy, sustainable and compassionate way of life. Our hope is for people of all ages to have fun and learn about the many ways to improve health, lessen our impact on the environment and reduce animal suffering. This free, family-friendly event will include speakers, veg vendors, exhibitors, educational booths, music, children’s activities and more.

Here’s an excellent opportunity for local vendors to showcase their products, services, merchandise and vegan food to hundreds of vegans, vegetarians, conscientious consumers, fitness lovers and people interested in living a compassionate and sustainable lifestyle.

VegFests have grown to great heights in host cities such as Orlando, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Tampa and Cocoa. Our goal is to get Gainesville on the vegfest map of Florida!

Event Schedule
Listen throughout the day for announcements by our emcees Sean Gloria & Kayla Martir

11:30 AM – Bryan Wilson, ARFF Central FL – Rights For All of Us: Recognising Speciesism

12 Noon – Music by – Matthew Bardroff

12:30 PM – Dr. Deb Harrell, Well.Farm – Whole Plant Foods for Best Health

1:00 PM – Music by – Gosia & Ali

1:30 PM – Kevin Layton, Solutionary Species – Beautiful You For a Beautiful World

2:00 PM – Music by – Gosia & Ali

2:30 PM – Katrina Garvix Shadix – Bear Warriors United

3:00 PM – Adam Sugalski, OneProtest – Advocating for the Rights Of Animals

3:30 PM – Music by – Brian Brown

4:00 PM – Renee Hoffinger, RD – Plant-Based Nutrition

4:30 PM – Music by – Brian Brown


Kid’s Zone (brought to you by Solutionary Species)

11:00 AM

– Eco-Friendly Paint-Making

– Tom Sawyer Pallet-Fence Painting

– Solutionary Rocks

– “Open the Door to Learning” Door Hanger Craft

12 Noon – Seed-Embedded Paper

1:00 PM – Solutionary Species Youth Work

2:00 – 3:00 PM – Bears & Lions Kidz Band

2:00 – 5:00 PM

– Eco-Crafts (same as 11 AM activities)

– Hand-Made Pots & Seed Planting


April 8, 2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5
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Gainesville VegFest


Westside Park Gainesville
Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32605 United States
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