NYC Vegetarian Food Festival 2018 @ Metropolitan Pavilion, New York [from 19 to 20 May]

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival 2018

19 - 20
11:00 - 18:00

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Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18 Street, New York, New York 10011

Plant-based food for sale and sample, incredible speakers, chef demonstrations, activities and family fun. Go to for more details! (The fest is 100% plant-based!)

For exhibiting information, click here.

To volunteer, click here.

Learn from expert doctors, authors, leaders, chefs, fitness professionals, and more.

The festival will also feature a special spot for kids’ activities. Kids 10 and under are FREE

Some of our exhibitors*:

Anxious Potatoes Co
Beyond better by Boulder Vegans LLC
Brother Wolf Animal Sanctuary
Burger Urway
Crazies and Weirdos
Green Mountain Energy
HIPPEAS Organic chickpea puffs
Human Potential Chiropractic
Kellys Croutons
Kind Sugar
Mo'pweeze Bakery
Nature has Flavor
Panco Foods
Pure Batch llc
Sapp, Inc.
Smiling Hara
Superieur Electrolytes, Inc.
These Wingz?
Vegans Rock Apparel
Vivis Life LLC dba Partake Foods
Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
Yogi Dogs

*subject to change

A sampling of our presenters include:

Dr. Shilpa Ravella
Dominick Thompson
Dr. Chiti Parikh
Sid Garza-Hillman
Dr. Robert Ostfeld
Tamara Lackey
Isa Ekstam
Fran Costigan
Naliaka Wakhisi
Hannah Kaminsky
Jacque Tarlton and Marzia Prince
David Benzaquen
Ellen Kanner
Sara Oakley and Chris Wilson

Shoshana Chaim
Jackie Topol
Dr. Michelle McMacken
Isabelle Steichen
Adam Sobel
Isa Ekstam

and many more!

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Stay tuned as we announce our 2018 Charity Partner.


What are the hours of the Festival?

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The 1 train to 18th Street is the closest subway option. The 2/3 at 14 Street, as well as the 4/5/6/N/Q/R at Union Square are also a few minute's walk away.

Parking during the event can be found at the following local parking areas:

142 West 18th

152 West 18th

136 West 19th

124 West 20th

150 West 20th

122 West 21st

There is also metered street parking available on limited basis.

What's the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable.

How much are tickets?

One Day General Admission Tickets: $30 online pre-sale/ $40 Door
Two Day Admission Tickets: $50 online pre-sale/ $60 Door
VIP Two Day Admission Tickets: $75 pre-sale only
Kids 10 and under: Free
Reduced $5 end-of-day tickets will be available starting at 3:30pm each day for those interested in checking out some of the exhibitors before the festival ends at 5:00pm.
Tickets at the door are based on venue capacity and preference goes to pre-sale ticketholders.

Will the Festival be held rain or shine?

Yes, our Festival is indoors, so weather will not affect us.

Are pets allowed?

Yes, but only if they are small, well-behaved and kept on a leash at all times. Unfortunately, large breeds are not allowed unless they are service dogs. Also, if we are at capacity, human visitors will receive priority entrance.

Are there ATMs at the Festival?

There are no ATMs inside the Pavilion. Plan to bring cash, although most of our vendors do accept credit cards as well.

Is the Festival fully vegan?

Yes, the event is fully vegan (no animal products anywhere). We showcase how delicious, varied, and all-inclusive a cruelty-free lifestyle can be!
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