Ultimate Guide To Veggie Fest 2013 In Naperville

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Although Veggie Fest is one of the largest vegetarian food festivals in all of North America, you don’t have to be a die-hard vegetarian or vegan to attend.  Anyone with interest in good food and healthy living will get a lot out of visiting this fun and family-friendly event.


Veggie Fest 2013


4S 175 Naperville-Wheaton Rd. – Naperville, IL 60563

veggie fest location


  • Saturday, August 10 – 11am to 8pm
  • Sunday, August 11 – 11am to 8pm




The easiest parking will be in the parking lot for the Navistar building.  It’s free!

veggie fest parking


So, what is there to do at Veggie Fest?

  • Talks by health experts
  • Over 100 vendor booths
  • Discussions on spirituality
  • Food cooking demonstrations
  • Children’s activities
  • Family fun and education
  • Live music

veggie fest logoLast year’s Veggie Fest had over 25,000 people attend.  This is quite a popular event!

Anyone looking to learn more about healthy living will have plenty to experience here.  Whether you’re interested in food, natural health, cooking, spirituality, animal welfare, or just how to live more peacefully and happily, this is the place to be.

Over the course of the 2-day event, there will be 18 different presentations.  Examples of the topics to be discussed include:

  • Nutrition for a Higher Quality of Life
  • How Diet Helps Prevent Cancer
  • A Plant-Based Diet for Optimal Health
  • 7 Keys to Vibrant Health
  • 5 Strategies for Living a Spiritually Fulfilling Life
  • Organics and Non GMO and its Impact on Health
  • Transforming the Heart through Meditation
  • My Story: How Compassion for Animals Made a Difference

There will be about 20 food vendors on hand with options for both vegan and vegetarian diets.

In addition to food vendors, you’ll also find vendors for all types of products and services, such as:

  • Nature’s Path Organics
  • Whole Foods
  • Manna Organics
  • Go Veggie!
  • Happy Baby
  • Earth Balance
  • Door-to-Door Organics
  • and many more!

If you’re into cooking, you’re in luck!  There will be 25+ different cooking demonstrations.  Everything from raw food preparation to hearty dinner ideas to making artisan vegan cheese is covered.  You’re sure to find a cooking demo that teaches you how to make something new and yummy.

If you’re bringing along the kids, they’ll be entertained with face painting, arts & crafts, games, and photo opportunities.  Plus, there are healthy snacks on hand such as popcorn and naturally-flavored snow cones.

Whether you’re attending to Veggie Fest for the 5th time or you’ve never been there before, plan to check it out this year.  It’s free and you’re guaranteed to learn something new.


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