Texas VegFest postponement

postponement event details | sign-ups and COVID response

event details

Stay posted here for our virus response and mitigation plans as we get closer to the event. We’ll be following the requirements and guidelines from these state and federal agencies:

  • Click here to learn how the city is handling COVID-19 and how they are requiring us to be prepared for the event:

  • To review the states response, cases, and status, go the the DHS website:

  • To view the latest CDC response and requirements head here:

  • For the latest in the City of Austin’s response, head to the city’s website:

Saturday December 5th, 2020

11am to 6pm

Fiesta Gardens: 2101 Jesse E. Segovia Street Austin, TX 78702

FREE Public Event

We have multiple ways to participate, as well as special payment arrangements considering the Coronavirus impact. More details to come as we get closer to the event.

  • Partner Sponsor Booth $750
  • Commercial or Food Vendor Booth $450
  • Food Vehicle $400
  • Small Business 1/2 Booth $225
  • Market Table $100
  • Nonprofit Table $75

We’ll announce bundle packages for 2020 and 2021 in the coming weeks. Texas VegFest is usually set for the first weekend of April each year and look to be at Fiesta Gardens April 3rd, 2021!


  • Sign-up to participate as a Sponsor!
  • Your participation fee includes a 10×10 canopy tent, 8ft table, chairs, food permit if you are serving or sampling food or beverages free insert in our swag bags,

    banners displayed on festival grounds, and advertising perks before, during, and after the event.

  • Participation fees vary depending on participation level. Head to our overview page to get more information: overview.
  • lecture/demo
  • Provide an educational lecture or cooking demo! 
  • We are looking for 45 minute educational lecture or cooking demo focused on health, fitness, animal welfare, animal activism, environmental issues, and sustainable-living.
  • Speakers receive a complementary booth in the main exhibitor area during the event.


  • We have booth, table, and vehicle space available for vendors and nonprofits!
  • Booths include a 10×10 canopy tent, 8ft table, chairs, and a food permit if you are serving or sampling food or beverages.
  • Tables are 8ft long and have 2 chairs
  • Spacious green and gravel areas with high food traffic for vehicles 
  • Participation fees vary depending on participation level. Head to our overview page to get more information: overview.


  • Sign-up to volunteer with us in the morning, afternoon, or evening shifts, before, during, or after the event!
  • Volunteers who work one 4 -hour shift or more are eligible for an official Texas VegFest volunteer shirt designed by Josh from Herbivore Clothing Co., a VIP swag bag, a volunteer appreciation party with food in your honor, and a ticket for our volunteer raffle!
  • Join our accomplished team of volunteers and help in creating Austin’s largest vegan event! 

Interactive/ Inkind:

  • Provide an in-kind donation or an interactive booth!
  • Sign-up to provide a fitness, health, animal welfare, environmental, or sustainable-living work or educational interactive session during the event! 
  • Donate an in-kind donation for our event! Books, educational pamphlets, printing, bags for swag, and other equipment are needed each year.  
  • Participation fees vary depending on participation level. Head to our overview page to get more information: overview.

Small Business/ mkt table/ community nonprofit

  • We have special options for small businesses, start-ups, community nonprofits, and market vendors!
  • Shared booths, market tables, and individualized participation fees are available for qualified participants. 
  • Participation fees vary depending on participation level. Head to our overview page to get more information: overview.


  • Sign-up to donate to our raffles and swag bags!
  • Attendance to Texas VegFest is free each year to the public. Our Thank You Swag Bags are for attendees who donate $5 or more at the festival entrance to help us ensure we continue to provide educational lectures, cooking demos, youth and interactive activities year after year! 
  • We host 2 free raffles each year; one for attendees and one fir our volunteers! Donate to one or both raffles!


  • Year-round donations help us make sure we have all of our administrative, print, and volunteer needs for the event.
  • Individual donations between $5 to $10 received during our off-season greatly help our team update and maintain equipment.
  • If you are unable to participate or attend, consider donating today and we’ll love you for it!
  • Musicians”
  • Perform on our music stage! 
  • 45 minute set time with audience of thousands of festival attendees.
  • Merchandise table provided. 

VOlunteer workdays:

  • Can’t participate at Texas VegFest? Sign-up to volunteer at our monthly volunteer workdays! 
  • Each month we gather at an animal sanctuary or community garden to to a mornings worth of work that varies on location, time of year, and need by each organization we volunteer for. 
  • Help us make a difference in our community! 


To sign-up as a vendor, sponsor, or nonprofit, head to our sign-up page:

  • Inclement weather is weather that is not reasonable or safe for staff, volunteers, participants, or attendees to be exposed while at or near the event. May cause interruption of transit service, blockading, and communication issues.


  • Our venue is the property of the City of Austin, they have the final say on postponing or rescheduling due to inclement weather.


  • We’ll make any announcements here on our website, on our social media, and through or speaker and music stages, so please keep posted. Our volunteers will help direct attendees to dry land or the exit if required.


  • In the event of inclement weather, listen for notices on our stages, look for updates on our social media and our website, then find a volunteer to help you get to shelter or leave the grounds if required. We break our weather plans into the following groups: LIGHT WIND AND RAIN, HEAVY WIND AND RAIN, FREEZE AND HAIL, EXTREME TEMPERATURES. We’ll post data accordingly as we get close to the event date.


  • Both our team and the city have heightened monitoring the week before the event to gauge potential risks.


  • We have proactive volunteers working with us to ensure attendees are safe in the event of sever weather during the event.


  • Exits are clearly marked on our maps.


  • Our team will have the city staff, on-line weather monitoring, and APD on site to help determine our action decisions.

We will have more details on back-up venue and dates as we get closer to the event. We have requested December 12th at Fiesta Gardens as our December 5th rain date, and look to reserve our back-up venue as originally planned. Details to come in the next few months.

State of Texas; Texas Hill Country; Travis County, Williamson County, Hays County, Bastrop County, Blanco County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Lee County; Austin.

We need donations!

After our first ever rain-out in 2019, and now Cornonavirus in 2020, our wish for our 10th year is to have the best event in 2021! To do that we are working hard to; refund participants in need through our refund pool, make donations to local nonprofits for supplies and feed, follow CDC procedures and protocols slow the curve and mitigate the virus. Public donations will go towards our Refund Pool for participants, our volunteer supply donations as we practice social distancing canceling our workdays, Reserve Funds to ensure Texas VegFest will continue for years to come. Donate today:

Texas VegFest

Saturday April 2nd, 2022 11am to 6pm Fiesta Gardens Austin, Texas

Fiesta Gardens

2101 Jesse E Segovia StAustin, TX 78702

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