Overview

Overview

Overview

Festival overview

Our festival overview shares our mission, goals, ways to participate, and our fees. To participate as a sponsor, volunteer, or one of the many other levels we have available, head to our sign-up link: 

•  $5,000 Sponsor Donation

•  One 10-foot canopy tent in prime location

•  One 8-foot table with two chairs

•  Up to three large banners prominently displayed on festival grounds

•  Your company listed as a “Premier Sponsor” in large size on all Texas VegFest print, broadcast, social, and internet advertising prior to, during, and after the event

•  Your company and logo listed as a “Premier Sponsor” on our website

•  Half-size ad in the program

•  An insert in the swag bag

•  Includes Temporary Event Food Permit (you must complete the food permit application and turn in by March 15th)

•  $1,500 Sponsor Donation

•  One 10-foot canopy tent in prime location

•  One 8-foot table with two chairs

•  Two of your banners displayed on the fence surrounding the festival grounds

•  Your company listed as a “Major Sponsor” in medium size on all Texas VegFest print, broadcast, social, and internet advertising prior to, during, and after the event

•  Your company and logo listed as a “Major Sponsor” on our website

•  Quarter-size ad in the program

•  An insert in the swag bag

•  Includes Temporary Event Food Permit (you must complete the food permit application and turn in by March 15th)

•  $750 Sponsor Donation

•  One 10-foot canopy tent in the main exhibitor area, with electrical access

•  One 8-foot table with two chairs

•  One banner displayed on the fence surrounding the festival grounds

•  Print, broadcast, social, and internet advertising perks prior to, during, and after the event with your company listed as “Partner Sponsor”

•  Your company and logo listed as a “Partner Sponsor” on our website

•  An insert in the swag bag

•  Includes Temporary Event Food Permit (you must complete the food permit application and turn in by March 15th)

• $650 Sponsor Donation 

• Interactive and In-kind donation values vary, please email us at info@texasvegfest.com with your donation or activity before completing payment.

• Limited slots available

• One 10-foot canopy tent in the main exhibitor area (Booth may be used for sales, sampling, information or outreach)

• One 8-foot table with two chairs

• Your banners displayed on the festival grounds and in activity area 

• Company and logo listed as a “Interactive/ In-kind Sponsor” on our website, all Texas VegFest print, broadcast, social, and internet advertising prior to, during, and after the event

• An insert in the swag bag

•  Includes Temporary Event Food Permit (you must complete the food permit application and turn in by March 15th)

• $500 Fee

• One 10-foot canopy tent

• One 8-foot table with two chairs

• Booth may be used for sales, sampling, activities, information or outreach

•  Includes Temporary Event Food Permit (you must complete the food permit application and turn in by March 15th)

• Please read all of the Austin/ Travis County Event Food Handling details on our food permit page. You can find more on the city’s website, here: Austin Food Permit Requirement

•  $500 Fee

•  Dedicated space in high traffic area right next to entrance and sponsors

•  No food permit required unless you have a special outside set-up 

  Space may be used for sales, sampling, information or outreach

• $100 Fee

• Shared pavilion space with other nonprofits

• 8-foot table with two chairs

• Space may be used for sales, sampling, information or outreach

• Does not include food permit if you are serving/selling prepared food or beverages. Food Permit fee is $98 and must be paid separately.  

Market Table

  • $175 Fee

• 8-foot table with two chairs in open area in select area of the venue

• Booth may be used for sales, sampling, information or outreach

• Does not include food permit if you are serving/selling prepared food or beverages. Food Permit fee is $98 and must be paid separately.  

Small Business Booth

  • $250
  • Shared 10×10 canopy tent with other small business vendor
  • 8-foot table with 2 chairs
  • Booth may be used for sales, sampling, information or outreach
  • Does not include food permit if you are serving/selling prepared food or beverages. Food Permit fee is $98 and must be paid separately.  

•  115 Quart Ice Chest – $25

  40 gallon Bag of Ice – $7

  5 Gallon Hand-Wash Station – $25

•  Electricity (small appliances only) – $50

•  25ft Extension Cord $5

•  Temporary Food Permit for Special Events $98 (For Shared Booths, Small Market and Nonprofit tables)

S W A G    B A G S

Texas VegFest swag bags are a thank you gift to VIPS and attendees who donate $5 or more to help us cover our educational lectures, cooking demons, and youth activities! We stuff 2,000 swag bags each year.Product samples, recipes, educational literature on the health, environmental, animal welfare benefits of plant-based diets, or $2+ coupons are all items we accept. 

Swag Bag Inserts

•  $250 without booth

•  $50 with booth

R A F F L E S

Texas VegFest hosts 2 free raffles each year, one for attendees and one for volunteers. You may donate to one or both raffles. We’ll showcase raffle donations during the event along with any promotional materials you send to help showcase the donations. Attendees enter to win by completing a brief demographic survey. Volunteers enter to win their prizes by volunteering one 4 hour shift. Prizes are mailed out after the event.

S H I P P I N G  &  D E L I V E R Y
You may ship or deliver swag bag or raffle items directly to the venue. Swag Bag inserts must be delivered by 10am Thursday April 2nd to make it into our bags. Raffle items can be delivered or dropped off at the venue through April 3rd. 

Designs for program ads must be received by March 15th. We print over 3,000 programs to go with each of our swag bags, and to keep at our entrance. 

  • Full Size Ad (5″x5″): $300
  • ½ Size Ad (5.5″ x 2.5″): $150 
  • ¼ Size Ad (2.5″ x 2.5″): $75

mission

To educate Texans through the use of educational lectures cooking demonstrations, youth and interactive activities at our annual public event which showcases the health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits of plant-based diets.

festival

Texas VegFest is a FREE family-friendly, educational event! We anticipate over 5,000 attendees yearly at beautiful Fiesta Gardens, right off the Colorado River, down in Austin, TX voted as one of the best vegan travel destination! 1

vegan

In keeping with Texas VegFest principles, ALL items displayed, advertised, sold or sampled during the event may NOT be or contain ANY animal products. This includes but is not limited to: meat, poultry, fish, dairy, eggs, honey, gelatin, and other animal- based additives. For any questions or clarifications, please contact the Texas VegFest organizers.

health

Texas has the 10th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, and the seventh highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17. Texas's adult obesity rate is currently 34.8%. 2 However, research has shown that medical conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and obesity can be prevented and/or reversed by eating a plant-based diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains. Texas VegFest supports a healthy Texas by showing that a nutritious plant-based diet can be both delicious and easy to incorporate into one’s life.

community

Each year Texas VegFest selects a local nonprofit to feature during the festival and contributes a financial donation. Past recipients include Sunny Day Farms, SARA Sanctuary, and Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, All Things Wild. Texas VegFest also features selected organizations for our dedicated community outreach.

youth

Texas VegFest showcases a hands-on youth education area which includes youth oriented yoga, cooking demonstrations, a gardening seminar, and animal education; all provided by local area organizations and nonprofits!

1 Big 7 Travel “The 7 Best US Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians” https://bigseventravel.com/2019/10/the-7-best-us-cities-for-vegans-and-vegetarians/

2 State of Childhood Obesity State of Obesity 2019 Texas”  https://stateofchildhoodobesity.org/states/tx/