Check out the DC Vegfest 2019 recap video and see you in 2020!
Originally posted on Compassion Over Killing’s blog. On August 11th, 2019 (now known as DC VegFest Day!) over 15,000 vegans and pre-vegans swarmed the District of Columbia, joining Compassion Over Killing for our annual DC VegFest. This year’s festival was a huge success thanks to your support, the help of some amazing volunteers, delicious vegan vendors, and inspiring compassionate merchants … Read More
Days before doors open for one of the nation’s largest vegan festivals, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser issued an official proclamation declaring the date of the event, August 11th, 2019, “DC VegFest Day.” The proclamation was inspired by Compassion Over Killing’s annual event which draws thousands of vegans and pre-vegans to Washington, DC every year. Mayor Bowser cites DC VegFest as … Read More
Bring your appetite, but leave your backpack at home. The DC VegFest, one of the nation’s largest vegan festivals, is coming up on Sunday, August 11, at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. This is a new and exciting venue for our event, and with it comes new information — and new rules (including security checks to keep everyone safe). … Read More
We’re in a new incredible location: Nationals Park! This outdoor venue includes covered space to protect exhibitors and guests from the sun or rain! It also allows us to offer FREE wifi, basic electricity, and parking to all vendors and sponsors. And with more than 20,000 vegan and veg-curious festival-goers expected, it’s the perfect audience to reach out to about protecting animals, the planet … Read More
Ahead of the DC VegFest, we had the opportunity to chat with one of the festival’s Main Stage speakers, Dr. Aysha Akhtar. A leader in both animal rights and neurology, Dr. Akhtar’s brand new book Our Symphony with Animals: On Health, Empathy, and Our Shared Destinies beautifully examines the deep personal connections we have with animals and how that influences … Read More
This year, Compassion Over Killing hosted its first-ever DC Virtual VegFest, featuring celebrity speakers, fun cooking demos, exciting giveaways and more! Watch below & share with friends: We were heartbroken that the 2018 DC VegFest needed to be cancelled, but taking the celebration virtually, we brought the DC VegFest to thousands of people on Facebook! Exciting speakers including Carol Adams … Read More
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