Worcester VegFest

We have a big announcement for 2014

Presented by VegWorcester

The Worcester VegFest is a free festival that brings the local community together to celebrate vegetarianism: an animal-friendly, environmentally sustainable, and healthy lifestyle.

Vegan Ice Cream Cone

"VegFest is one of the best events in the city! It combines education about compassionate practices, along with wonderful vendors who promote animal welfare, vegetarian and vegan living, in a festive and warm atmosphere. And the food is great too!"

-Tina Zlody, Co-Founder of stART on the Street

Every year, we feature amazing presentations by internationally recognized authors, educators and celebrities.

Here are just a few from past years:

Terry Hope Romero

Terry Hope Romero

Vegan Chef, Author of Viva Vegan, Veganomicon

Dr. T. Colin Campbell

Dr. T. Colin Campbell

Nutritionist, Author of The China Study

Rich Roll

Rich Roll

Vegan Athlete, Ultra-marathoner, Author of Finding Ultra

Kathy Freston

Kathy Freston

Author of The Lean, Veganist

Paul Shapiro

Paul Shapiro

VP of Farm Animal Issues, Humane Society

Dan & Annie Shannon

Dan & Annie Shannon

Authors of Betty Goes Vegan

"Constantly impressed by how VegWorcester attracts media coverage that positions vegans as being cool & mainstream."

-Erik Marcus, author of Meat Market & creator of Vegan.com


(by the numbers)

six thousand

attendees in 2013

(72% of attendees last year were first-timers)

We've been growing every year...
2012: 4,500 attendees
2011: 3,000 attendees
2010: 2,000 attendees

"As someone who has spoken at-and attended-many vegetarian festivals throughout the United States, I've come to see the Worcester VegFest as one of the best in the country...the fest is always so well-attended, well-organized, and it teems with high-quality vendors and speakers."

- Jon Camp, Vegan Outreach

This year we are going big, but we need your support.

you ready for this?

On Sunday, April 6, 2014
Worcester VegFest is coming to the DCU Center

and we need your help...