5th Annual VegFest London
Saturday, November 10, 2018
10 am - 6 pm
Western Fair Agriplex
845 Florence Street,
London, Ontario Canada
Click here for directions and parking information.
Free Parking. Admission is $5 (children 12 and under free).
Admission can be purchased at the entrance on event day.
View the full festival program —> click here to download
Vendors - 10 am - 6 pm
Connect with over 150 vegan food, product, health and wellness vendors. Whether you're looking to learn more, treat yourself, enjoy some delicious food or do some shopping you'll find an amazing community of vendors at our festival. Click here to see our full vendor lineup. Our vendors will be onsite all day from 10 am - 6 pm.
All guest speakers and presentations will take place in the Western Fair Agriplex. Seating is limited for each of the sessions.
Schedule is subject to change. Click here to learn more about the speakers.
Carrot Stage Schedule
Emcee: Marty Menard
11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Genesis Butler ~ Living a Compassionate Life and Advocating for Animals at any Age
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | Susie Coston ~ The Role of Farm Animal Sanctuaries
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Camille Labchuk ~ Animal Law 101: How We Can All Be Legal Advocates for Animals
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | John Lewis - ‘Badass Vegan’ ~ Food Choices we make that can either Poison or Promote Life
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm | Justin Plet ~ Musician - performing a great mix of Canadiana, current Indie, 70s Folk, and music to sing along to!
Beet Stage Schedule
Emcees: Ben Le Roi & Kevin Lahey
10:30 am - 11:30 am |Caterina Lindman ~ Eating to be kinder to the Earth
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Toni Okamoto ~ Eating Plant Based On A Budget
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Chef Yoda Olinyk ~ Cooking Demo - Aquafaba... the new miracle egg replacer!!
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | James Wildman ~ 101 Reasons to go Vegan
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Amanda Barker ~ Cultivate Connection, Engender Empathy, Prepare for Peace
Sponsored by Rebirth
10:00 am - 6:00 pm: Face Painting & Activities by Rebirth
Families are invited to participate in fun children's activities throughout the day. Parents are invited to use the change and breastfeeding area provided by our friends at Rebirth. These areas will be open all day from 10 am - 6 pm.
Three Easy Ways to Help us Reduce Waste:
1) Bring your own container, utensils, reusable shopping bag & travel mug to the festival and you can enter to win this prize courtesy of the Naked store at Reimagine Co - a zero waste store and demonstration space in the heart of downtown London. Their "Zero Waste Essentials" kit, worth $108 (INSERT PRIZE PACK PHOTO + Reimagine Logo). Visit one of our information booths to fill out a ballot. One ballot for each reusable item you bring for a maximum of 4 ballots a person will be awarded.
2) Please use the recycling and organics waste receptacles provided onsite.
3) Recycle your printed program on the way out if you no longer need it!
Sponsored by Purdy Natural & Booch Organic Kombucha
You won't want to leave VegFest London before snapping a pic in our Photo Booth sponsored by our friends at Purdy Natural & Booch Organic Kombucha. Tag us in your photos and use #vegfestldnont. The photo booth will be open all day from 10 am - 6 pm.
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Take a seat and stay awhile. Enjoy all of your tasty treats and eats from our vendors in our dining area right in the centre of the action.