dc vegfest 2019

DC VegFest takes place at:
Nationals Park
1500 South Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003

Get directions and public transit info.


Compassion Over Killing is proud to host the annual DC VegFest in the nation’s capital – the largest vegan gathering on the east coast! Each year tens of thousands attend DC VegFest, including vegetarians, vegans, and meat-eaters alike (all are welcome!).

DC VegFest is a free event and features over one hundred vendors, celeb speakers, cooking demos, a kids zone, and more! DC VegFest takes place at the intersection of N Street SE and First St. SE in Washington, DC. Get directions and public transit info.

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Reasons to Attend
  • New venue: eco-friendly, state of the art ballpark with amazing amenities for you and your family
  • FREE admission
  • FREE food samples
  • The first 1,000 attendees receive a FREE tote bag full of samples and coupons!
  • More than 120 vendors
  • Live music
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Presentations from renowned authors and celebrities
  • More than 15,000 attendees
  • Kids’ activity area
  • Leashed dogs are welcome! We have a Barking Lot so dogs can have shade and a drink
Attendees Are
  • Curious about veg-eating
  • Shoppers interested in new companies and products
  • Foodies who want to taste what’s fresh and new
  • DC locals looking for a fun and free thing to do
  • Health-conscious and fit
  • Committed to helping animals and the environment
  • Kids, parents, seniors, and students from across the DC Metro area and beyond!