Delightful Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival

A pile of food

Different kinds of food festivals are celebrated in Arizona every year at different venues. The Arizona vegetarian food festival began 7 years back in Arizona to cater to a large vegetarian customer base and vegan food lovers. This food festival caters to vegetarian cuisine from across the world. It takes place for two days on February 15th and 16th from 10 am to 5 pm every day at the Scottsdale Civic Center. Here is some more information on the same.

Event Description

A pile of fruit sitting next to a banana

You will be greeted with thousands of veg food lovers at this long-awaited and much-anticipated event of the year. The Arizona Vegetarian food festival occurs on February 15th and 16th from 10am to 5 pm every day. Here you can expect to rub elbows and break bread with fellow vegetarian food lovers from across the globe. It takes place at the Scottsdale Civic Center. Customers and food lovers and indulge in new food experiences and taste sensations that will surely tickle their taste buds. It will definitely thrill y our sumptuous passion. Here you can soak in the aromas as they waft though your nostrils. The food served is the most flavorful, health-promoting and delicious. 

This even is for everyone including foodies, non-vegetarians, flexitarians and those who just love to eat good food. This festival also encourages a sustainable and healthier lifestyle by adopting vegan food. You can sample scores of food items from various vegetarian companies and restaurants, health and wellness instructors and eco-friendly tables. You also get to enjoy live entertainment throughout the day and indulge in some fun children’s activities. The festival also encourages and educates customers on cruelty-free living.


A close up of many different vegetables on display

There are two kinds of tickets for this fest – $24 for general admission and VIP admission at $50. For the November and December months, the same festival fee was slashed by half for each category. VIPs also get a goody bad, a festival t-shirt and 2 raffle tickets used to get regular admission. The goody bag will have coupons for free food and discounts off products, pins, food and vegan soap samples. You also get a discount on a veg magazine. Some may feel that all this is not worth paying $50.  The timings are from 10 am to 6 pm, whether it is raining or sunny. 

Vendors and Stalls

You can find a handful of non-food vendors here as well selling stuff like Herbivore clothing, and such other stuff. Some other companies like Earth Balance, Beanfields and Sweet Earth Natural Foods would offer samples and coupons for their products. The stall Naked Chocolates sells her 8 chocolates at $12. A vegan food truck can be seen moving. They offer juice and 3 food items. The Tempeh Salad Wrap is one of their very best. A bottle of water is charged at $1 here. The vegan cowgirl cookies at the Pomegranate stall are hot favorites while the hummus, pudding samples at Desert Roots Kitchen were selling like hot cakes as well. 

This and more awaits you at the fun and delightful Arizona Vegetarian food festival. You must visit it this year.

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