2018 Charlotte VegFest


This year’s Charlotte VegFest will be held on October 13, 2018 from 11 AM to 4 PM in Freedom Hall at The Park Expo in Charlotte. 

The Park Expo is located at:

800 Briar Creek Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205

Thanks to our awesome sponsors, there is no charge to attend the 2018 Charlotte VegFest! There is a $5 (cash only) fee for parking, so please consider carpooling. 

There will be plenty of FREE activities for kids including:
  • Face Painter and Balloon Animal Artist
  • Trick or Treating at select vendors (for kids 12 and under only)
  • Craft Projects – decorate your trick or treat bag, mini pumpkin painting, veggie printing and more

11:00 – 11:40 – Shabaka Amen 
11:40 – 12:20 – Andrea Gunn 

12:20 – 1:00 – Ronnie Tsunami 
1:00  – 2:00 – Dr. T. Colin Campbell 
2:00 – 2:40 – Parenting Panel
2:40 – 3:20 – Leilani Munter 


Click here for more information on our speakers. 

Cooking demos will be held throughout the day offering tips and tricks on creating vegan dishes at home. 

Click here for more information on the chefs and schedule.

The first 200 attendees will receive a free 2018 Charlotte VegFest reusable bag with an awesome assortment of goodies. 

Stay up to date on the event page for Charlotte VegFest over on Facebook!

We are so excited to announce that the official Vegfest Afterparty will be back again this year for round 2, this time at the QC’s favorite bike shop and bar, The Spoke Easy from 7-10 PM after VegFest on October 13th! 

This year’s party will feature Charlotte based punk band T!O!F!U!, Sidenote, DJ Sativa, and GREY the Vegan Rapper! Juan Carlos Tacos and Jai Food will be onsite offering vegan goodness to keep you fueled for a night of partying!


There’s no cover for the event itself but bring $ for food and drinks  Charlotte Vegfest Afterparty 2018 has been graciously sponsored by The Humane League Charlotte and Nourish.

Greener Apple
Lenny Boy
Living Kitchen
A Peace of Soul
Aerial CLT
AllCore 360
Anahi Naturals
Anonymous for the Voiceless: Charlotte
Baby and Co.
Bahn Mi Brothers
Bean Vegan Cuisine
BEAR Yoyos
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue
Canine Cafe
Charlotte Hip Hop is Green
Compassionate Fashions
Cooking with Joya
Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary
Crofters Organic
Crown Town Compost
Dirty Bird Soap

Dr. T. Colin Campbell
Earth Bee LLC
Earth to Us
Farmer’s First Coffee
Fern, Flavors From The Garden
Firestorm Books and Coffee
Food Not Bombs
Goods and Evil Vegan Clothing
Grape Cat Vegan Clothing and Accessories
Haus of Badu
HealthMax Center
Hear Publishing LLC
i Love Juice Bar
ISKCON of Charlotte
It’s Popping Gourmet Kettle Korn
It’s UnHoney
JP’s Pastry
Juice Plus/Tower Garden
Jyoti’s World Cuisine
Kyle Patrick Tattoo Artist
Move that Dough Baking Co.
My Green House
MYO Energy Balls
Nelly’s Organics
Nightflyer Coffee/FuD on the MuV
Originate Handcrafted Jewelry
Perfectly Posh

Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge
Plant Fit Gym
Pop-Up Produce
Potters Market Farms
Providence Chiropractic
Pure Relief CBD
Redefine Your Mind
Revolution Face Painting & Body Art (Molly Anne’s Clown House)
Revolution Gelato
Share International Southeast
SkyeTurtle Designs
Small Seed Bar
Smiles & Company Organic Cotton Candy
Smiling Hara Tempeh
Spicin’ and Dicin’
Sprouts Gastonia
Taylor Street Sweets
Teeminder Organic Apparel
The Peaceful Dragon
The Vegan Rapper/Plant Based Drippin
Vegan Jaunts and Journeys
Vegan Love Culture
Vegnation/Leilani Munter
Viva Raw
Wipe Out Toxins/Norwex