Texas VegFest returns to Fiesta Gardens on Saturday

The Texas VegFest, which takes place at Fiesta Gardens in Austin, returns for the fifth year on Saturday. Photo from Texas VegFest.
The Texas VegFest, which takes place at Fiesta Gardens in Austin, returns for the fifth year on Saturday. Photo from Texas VegFest.

It’s the fifth year for the Texas VegFest, a free event at Fiesta Gardens that brings together health, environmental and animal welfare activitsts who also happen to love food.

This year’s VegFest will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., and attendees can enjoy live music, a fashion show, yoga, seed ball-making and food from some of Austin’s top vegetarian and vegan eateries.

You can also check out demos and talks with Jessica Pavs from the N​atural Epicurean, the plant-based cooking school in Austin; Olympic skier Seba Johnson; the Austin-based “taco scientists” behind “The Taco Cleanse” and Los Angeles chef J​acques Laventure.

Author: Addie Broyles

Food writer for the Austin American-Statesman and Austin360.com.

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