SLC VegFest is a family-friendly and free event where Utahns will learn how we can save up to 100 animals each year, significantly lessen our impact on the environment, and improve our overall health by simply leaving animal products off our plates.
The 5th annual SLC VegFest will be at Library Square on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 12pm-8pm. The event will feature delicious vegan food from local restaurants and bakeries, a kids area, and lively entertainment to create a fun and welcoming environment.
The festival brings together local businesses, nonprofits, and individuals committed to creating a more compassionate, sustainable, and healthy community.
As a small non-profit organization, we encourage and appreciate donations to keep this festival FREE. Become a UARC member today!
How much does it cost?
SLC VegFest is FREE to attend! But it costs us more than $20,000 to put on every year, and as a small non-profit we rely on the generosity of our members and sponsors. If you are interested in helping the festival, please become a UARC member!
How do I get there?
SLC VegFest is committed to sustainability, and we highly recommend public transit or biking to the event. There is a TRAX stop right at the library on the University line and there is a space on the North end of the library to store your bike securely with your library card, or bike racks near the south library entrance. If you drive, we encourage carpooling. We cannot provide any parking space, but you can look for street parking or pay lots in the area. If you plan to drink alcohol at the festival, please plan ahead to get home safely.
Why should I come if I’m not vegan?
SLC VegFest is a unique, free event to learn how easy it is to eat vegan. There will be vegan food to sample, engaging speakers, exciting performers, and members from the local vegan community to answer questions and show off their talents.
Can I bring my dog?
Yes, but please note that with the loud sounds, crowds, and potentially hot weather, the festival is likely to be an uncomfortable place for dogs.
Please remember to never leave your dog in the car – any dogs left in cars will be reported to animal control immediately.
Is the event kid-friendly?
Without a doubt! We will have several fun and educational opportunities for children of all ages in our kid’s zone.
Do you have ADA accommodations?
Yes. There is ADA reserved parking spaces in the library parking garage (must pay lot fee), and we will have a passenger loading zone on 500 South. All areas of the festival are accessible, and the auditorium has accessible seating and companion seating. There will also be ASL interpreters available at the event. For an ADA accommodation, contact Amy at 385-275-8341.