VegFest 2009

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Past VegFests

2014 - 2013 - 2012
2011 - 2010 - 2009
IMG Whole Foods BL Bobs Red Mill Book Publishing Company Equal Exchange Field Roast Food Fight Herbivore KINK Coconut Bliss NCNM Papa Gs Proper Eats Pulmuone Wildwood ReDirect Guide HipCooking Tobys Family Foods Tobys Family Foods Turtle Mountain Vega Welch Bruun Green

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VegFest celebrates and promotes sustainable, compassionate and healthy food choices and lifestyles. This low-cost, fun event welcomes everyone; with our uplifting atmosphere and positive approach to nurturing the world and building community, VegFest connects organizations, businesses and educators with the local public (and each other)!

Event History:

In 2009, Northwest VEG will celebrate 5 years of VegFest, Portland's largest vegetarian festival!

Event Specifications:

  • Saturday, 10 am - 8 pm, September 19, 2009
  • Top speakers and chefs
  • Space for 100+ Exhibitors
  • Family-Friendly
  • Live Music
  • Free Food Samples


  • The cost of the event is $5. Children 10 and under are free.
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  • Inclusive to everyone!
  • 3500+ anticipated attendance


Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 map
  • Large exhibition hall, and breakout rooms
  • Centrally located
  • Public transportation (MAX stop right outside)

Promotion: Our marketing campaign includes:

  • Ads in multiple newspapers and magazines
  • Radio interviews
  • Calendar listings in multiple websites, newspapers, magazines, non-profit newsletters
  • E-mail networking
  • Leafleting, tabling, and posted fliers
  • Fabulous word of mouth from the successes of the past 4 years
  • Work with media to be featured in area newspaper articles

Event Feature Categories:

  • Notable speakers, experts and authors to discuss topics in health and nutrition; environmentalism; and animal welfare and compassion
  • Food exhibitors/product sampling
  • Exhibitor sales, including restaurant area
  • Classes for easy entry to a healthy plant-based diet
  • Cooking demos
  • Bookstore
  • Family Activities
  • Veg Lifestyle Product and Services exhibitors
  • Non-profit organization exhibitors