Overview

Overview

Overview

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The Texas VegFest Overview shares our mission, goals, ways to participate, and our fees. Stay posted here for all of the details on what we’re planning!

Participation details

•  $5,000 Donation

•  Two 10-foot canopy tents in prime location

• Two 8-foot tables with four 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 through next event’s promotional campaign

•  Half-size ad in the program

•  Two inserts in event swag bags

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

  • Includes electricity (on a first-come, first-serve basis, one household outlet) 

•  $1,500 Donation

•  Two 10-foot canopy tents in prime location

•  Two 8-foot tables with two chairs

•  Two banners displayed prominently through 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 through next event’s promotional campaign

•  Quarter-size ad in the program

•  An insert in event swag bag

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

  • Includes electricity (on a first-come, first-serve basis, one household outlet) 

•  $750 Donation

•  One 10-foot canopy tent in prime location

•  One 8-foot table with two chairs

•  One banner prominently displayed festival grounds

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

    •  Your company and logo listed as a “Partner Sponsor” on our website through next event’s promotional campaign

•  An insert in the swag bag

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

INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION OR ACTIVITY

Limited space for outdoor activities, games, lounges, garden areas, physical fitness challenges, educational classes, and workshops! 

  • $650
  • Complete the sign-up form to submit your participation request
  • Presentation area and equipment, tables, chairs and volunteer team provided
  • Advertising on Texas VegFest print, broadcast, social, and online mediums
  • Exhibiting tent, table, and chairs included with interactive participation
    • Booth may be used for sales, sampling, activities, information and 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 Requirements

  • On-site banner placement for 3×5 banner

  • Free swag bag inserts (quantity of 2,000)
  • Six slots available between 11:30am and 4:30pm
  • Acceptance notifications go out in mid-February

IN-KIND SUPPLIES DONATION

Unable to attend Texas VegFest or unable to make a monetary contribution? Participating in our In-Kind Donation program is a great way to be a part of the event!

  • Complete the sign-up form to participate
  • Advertising on Texas VegFest print, broadcast, social, and online mediums
  • On-site banner placement for 3×5 banner (must be received by April 5th)
  • Free swag bag inserts (quantity of 2000, must be received by April 5th)
  • Acceptance on first-come, first-serve basis
  • Head here for a list of supplies: Texas VegFest In-Kind Supply List (available summer 2022)
  • Email info@texasvegfest.com for questions about our in-kind program

• $500 Fee

• One 10-foot canopy tent

• One 8-foot table with two chairs

• Booth may be used for sales, sampling, activities, information and 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 Requirements

  • $500 Fee
  • Dedicated space on festival grounds
  • Space may be used for sales, sampling, information and outreach
  • No food permit required unless you have a special outside set-up 
  • Review the City of Austin’s Mobile Food Guide for additional questions and requirements here: Mobile Food Vendors | AustinTexas.gov

• $100 Fee

• Shared pavilion space with other nonprofit/CSA tables

• 8-foot table with two chairs

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

• Does not include Temporary Event Food Permit if you are serving/selling prepared food or beverages. Food Permit fee is $114 and must be paid separately. 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 Requirements

  • $250 Fee

• 8-foot table with two chairs in our Small Business Market area

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

  • Does not include Temporary Event Food Permit if you are serving/selling prepared food or beverages. Food Permit fee is $114 and must be paid separately. 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 Requirements

  • 115 Quart Ice Chest – $25
  • 40-gallon Bag of Ice – $7
  • 5 Gallon Hand-Wash Station – $25
  • Electricity (one household outlet) – $50
  • 25ft Extension Cord $5
  • Temporary Event Food Permit if you are serving/selling prepared food or beverages. Food Permit fee is $114 and must be paid separately. 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 Requirements

S W A G    B A G S

Swag bag inserts and raffle donations are a great way to participate if you cannot make the event! 

  • 2,000 swag bag inserts
  • May include product samples, recipes, educational literature on the health, environmental, animal welfare benefits of plant-based diets, or coupons 
  • $250 without booth
  • $50 with booth

R A F F L E S

  • Donate to our Texas VegFest event raffle
  • Donate to our Volunteer Appreciation event raffle
  • Donate one or more items to one or both raffle events
  • No fees
  • Items must be vegan, environmentally friendly, sustainable, recyclable, compostable, or focus on health, environmental, and animal benefits of vegan plant-based diets. For questions, email us at info@texasvegfest.com.

S H I P P I N G & D E L I V E R Y

  • You may ship or deliver directly to the venue
  • Full shipping details provided during completion of sign-up
  • For shipping pallets, items must be delivered to the venue between April 5th through 7th ONLY and delivery agency must provide method and mover to transport items from truck to venue storage area
  • Swag Bag inserts must arrive by 10am Wednesday April 5th at our venue in order to make it into the bags
  • Raffle items can be delivered or dropped off at the venue through April 7th

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 distribute at our event. 

  • 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 is ranked 12th in Obesity with 35.8% of our adult population,15.9% of children 2 – 4, and 20.3% of children 10 – 17 living with obesity. 2 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. 3

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, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, and All Things Wild. Texas VegFest also features selected organizations for our volunteer workdays!

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 McCann, A. (Sept. 27, 2021) Best Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians. WalletHub. https://wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-for-vegans-vegetarians/39706

2 State of Obesity 2019 Texas”. State of Childhood Obesity. https://stateofchildhoodobesity.org/states/tx. Accessed March 1st, 2022.

3 “The Power of Plant-Based diets for Good Health” Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. https://www.pcrm.org/good-nutrition/plant-based-diets. Accessed March 1st, 2022.

Texas VegFest

Saturday April 8th, 202311am to 6pm Fiesta Gardens Austin, Texas

Fiesta Gardens

2101 Jesse E Segovia StAustin, TX 78702

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