VegMichigan VegFest

For immediate release, May 14, 2024
23rd Annual VegFest Returns to Historic Eastern Market on Sunday, June 2
Detroit, Mich. – The nonprofit VegMichigan will host its 23rd annual VegFest, the state’s largest plant-based event at the historic Eastern Market with nearly 100 vendors, including popular plant-based restaurants, 15 food trucks, specialty items, and eco-friendly shopping! Additionally, attendees can enjoy cooking demonstrations, presentations, free plant-based food samples, live music, and fun for the kids! VegFest also features free massages from Irene’s Myomassology, one of the event sponsors. Admission is free to the public.

The event takes place on Sunday, June 2, from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. This family-friendly event is expected to draw close to 10,000 people to Detroit. With the growing popularity of plant-based eating and the fun and inclusive atmosphere, everyone is welcome and sure to have a great time. Whether someone is completely new to plant-based eating or a longtime vegan, they will find a wide variety of healthy foods, comfort options, and sweet treats to enjoy.

Cooking demonstrations and presentations kick off at 10:30 a.m. with local celebrity chef Quiana “Que” Rice from Cooking With Que and will continue throughout the day. TV personality Dan McKernan from Barn Sanctuary will also speak.

VegMichigan President Tom Progar shared
Plant-based eating continues to grow in popularity as people learn about its many benefits, including improved health and the health of the planet. Plus, there is so much delicious food to enjoy. Come out to VegFest to see what all the excitement is about.
Eastern Market is located at 2934 Russell St, Detroit, MI 48207. There is plenty of free parking. The event takes place in Sheds 5 and 6, right next to Eastern Market’s Sunday Street Market in Sheds 2, 3, and 4.

Unburger is the title sponsor of VegFest. Come and enjoy one of their famous plant-based burgers. Other sponsors include The Old Shillelagh, Detroit Jerky, Veggies Abroad, Irene’s

Myomassology Institute, and A Well-Fed World

For more details, visit Follow updates on FB and IG @VegMichigan.

Contact: Tom Progar, 248.867.2155, ###

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