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NYC Vegetarian Food Festival
May 18 - May 19$30
Back for the 9th year, the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival, the region’s biggest expo of fully vegetarian vendors returns to the Metropolitan Pavilion on May 18th & 19th. The two-day festival features tastings from the city’s top vegetarian restaurants and food companies, cooking demonstrations, guest speakers, health and wellness vendors, information tables, live entertainment and kids activities throughout the weekend.
This year, there will be more than 100 vendors on hand, including 16 Handles, Arbonne, Beyond Sushi, Bona Bona Ice Cream, Brew Dr. Kombucha, Fresh&Co, Hippeas, La Parfait, Marty’s V Burger, Olivia Chocolatiers, Partake Foods, Rescue Chocolate, Stanley’s Pierogi, Three Farmers Foods, Upton’s Naturals, and many more.
The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. General Admission is $30 per day online; $40 at the door. VIP Admission is $75 and gets you express admission to the event on both days plus a swag-filled festival tote bag. Student / Military / Senior Citizen Admission is $20. Children ages 10 and under will be admitted for free. Based on venue capacity, reduced $5 end-of-day tickets will be available starting at 4pm each day for those interested in checking out some of the exhibitors before the festival ends.
This year, all profits from the U.S. Veg Corp raffle will be donated to Coalition for Healthy School Food, a nonprofit that introduces plant-based foods and nutrition education in schools to educate the whole school community about the health, environmental, and social justice issues of our food choices.
For more details and to purchase tickets to this year’s Vegetarian Food Festival, click: www.nycvegfoodfest.com