Overview

Overview

Overview

Texas vegfeSt overviews

The Texas VegFest overview shares our mission, goals, ways to participate, and our fees.

Texas VegFest Overview

•  $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

upcoming events

We are looking to use our platform to help our vegan community keep their doors open and gain traction despite city-wide shutdowns and quarantine. To help achieve our goal, we are hosting a virtual holiday evet the week of December 15th – 20th. Our team is offering a variety of particpation opportunities for nominal fees. If you are a new vegan business/organization, need more traffic directed to your website, have holiday specials you want to showcase, or need to increase sales, please use our platform to feature your items to our audience. To participate, complete the form on our participation page by December 10th!

Logo listing

High resolution logo to be listed on our website and featured in our social media platforms between December 15th and 20th:  $15

Ad Space

2.5″ x 2.5″ High Resolution Ad featured on our website between December 15th and 20th: $15

5″ x 5″ High Resolution Ad featured on our website between December 15th and 20th: $20

Store Feature

High resolution logo, store/ holiday special description, website link, and social media links featured on our website between December 15th and 20th: $25

Video Segment

High quality video segment featured on our website between December 15th and 20th *limited space*:

1 – 2 minutes: $10

2 -3 minutes: $15

3 – 4 minutes: $20

As we continue to adapt to COVID quarantine restrictions, our team will host virtual events right here on our website. These online events are one way we can help our vegan community by using our platform to drive business to websites and increase purchases from new and frequent customers.

Outside of our Virtual Holiday Event December 15th – 20th, and anticipating COVID restrictions that may still be in place spring 2021, we are looking to host another online event during our annual event the first weekend of April 2021. Participation details and fees will be announced closer to the date, but will be similar to our Virtual Holiday Event. Our team looks to use our platform during the online events to help drive business to our vegan community. To sign up and be on our list to receive more information as it come in, complete our participation form here: texasvegfest.com/participate.

To help bring exposure to all of the wonderful vegan community members across Texas, we are creating video segments to be feature on our website and social media! Video segments are between 5 and 10 minutes in length and cover a wide variety of educational demonstrations and lectures focused on the health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits of vegan diets.

This is a great opportunity to showcase your vegan business, organization, specials, features, or causes!

To participate in our future video segments, sign up on our participation page: texasvegfest.com/participate.

 

This is a great way to get involved in neighborhoods within our community! Sign up to be one of our featured businesses, and we’ll organize a neighborhood order for a set date and time. We’ll network with neighbors and neighborhoods in the community, organize the orders and delivery – you provide the amazing food!

Sign up to participate in our neighborhood delivery orders on our participation page: texasvegfest.com/participate.

We are looking to team up with Trashless to bring your awesome products to customer’s front door!

We have a fantastic opportunity to work with a growing company that delivers locally sourced goods to customers with zero waste! Stay posted here to learn when we launch our Trashless page and what all we will be able to offer. Head to the Trashless website to see all the wonderful local products and produce they offer: trashless.com.

Be sure to sign up to participate at texasvegfest.com/participate!

Have an idea on how we can better help our vegan community?

Let us know your ideas and needs by emailing us at info@txveg.org!

We are celebrating our TENTH year!

2021 will be ten years since we’ve been hosting Texas VegFest at Fiesta Gardens, and we are celebrating BIG with our first two day event.

We are grandfathered in with the City of Austin for the first weekend in April until 2025. However, with Coronavirus precautions still in play for the 2021 spring, we have reserved the last weekend in June, June 26th and 27th for  our backup date. If the City of Austin is still under quarantine restrictions come June, we’ve also reserved the last weekend in August, the 28th and 29th, as our next back-up date.

To sign up to participate in or to get more information on our 10th annual event, head to our sign-up page: texasvegfest.com/signup.

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/

Texas VegFest 2020

Saturday, April 4th, 2020 11am - 6pm

Fiesta Gardens

2101 Jesse E Segovia StAustin, TX 78702

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