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Gainesville Veg Fest

Sunday, February 12, 2023
10am - 3pm

Depot Park
874 Southeast 4 Street
Gainesville, FL 32601


ARRIVE HUNGRY and ready to enjoy a wide assortment of Fully Plant Based FOOD, PRODUCTS & SERVICES and, of course, HAVE FUN!

100% Free General Admission
100% Educational Speakers ALL DAY

Local, annual event with professional quality outdoor video setup!

Enjoy top notch educational speakers all day giving professional presentations on all things plant based on a 6’ tall by 12’ wide SUPER BRIGHT outdoor video wall. CLICK HERE to see the video wall setup.

Something for everybody


Featuring expert doctors, researchers, and activists to discuss timely topics such as health, diet, animal welfare, and the environment.


Live music is a perfect campanion to a day at our Veg Fest.


Our exhibitors will be showcasing the benefits of an eco-friendly, plant-based lifestyle including animal rescues, non-profits, food, and much more.


Austin Aires

Five-time World Champion professional wrestler who has performed around the world for almost every major professional wrestling company, including Ring of Honor Wrestling, Impact Wrestling, and World Wrestling Entertainment. Austin is also an accomplished author, health coach and motivational speaker. He often says that as an entertainer his job is to help people forget about their problems, but as a human being his job is to help people fix them.

Chuck Carroll - Host of the Exam Room Podcast

Inspired by an increasingly healthy lifestyle, he teamed up with PCRM in 2018 to launch The Exam Room™ podcast where he has interviewed the biggest names in the plant-based community, including Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. T. Colin Campbell, and Dr. Michael Greger. The show has grown to become one of the most downloaded nutrition podcasts online today. Millions of listeners, whom Chuck happily calls “Exam Roomies,” have tuned in from more than 150 countries around the world. Follow Chuck on Twitter and Instagram @ChuckCarrollWLC.


Become An Exhibitor

Join us as an exhibitor and share your products, services and/or literature with thousands of people in your area who deeply care about creating a healthier, more sustainable, and compassionate lifestyle! All vendors welcome as long as you don’t bring or talk about animal products.


Our Veg Fest is seeking volunteers, to set up and break down for the event, to staff the tables, assist speakers and food vendors, and other duties. Volunteers are greatly appreciated!

Become A Sponsor

Sponsoring is a great way to promote your business, group, or product to thousands of people and show that your organization is a supporter of an ethical, environmentally-friendly, healthy way of living.

Tons of exciting happenings at our Veg Fest: informative presenters, mouth-watering cooking demos, fun for the kiddos, entertainment, competitions, and more. 

Questions? Comments?

We love to hear from you! Please fill out the form below and someone will get back with you as soon as possible. See you at the Veg Fest!

Gainesville Veg Fest | Contact Form