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Veg Fest - Vegan Tastefest & Expo At Suburban Collection Showplace


Save the Date: April 30, 2017

The VegFest has been a Michigan tradition for 17 years! Come see what all the excitement is about.  Try free food samples from some of Michigan’s best restaurants, enjoy hundreds of exhibitors showcasing natural products, organic foods, and much more! Enjoy expert and celebrity presentations! Bring the kid’s for a fun time in our carnival themed children’s room!


Ticket Price: $15 at the door (6 & under free)

Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River, Novi, Michigan 

Event Hours: 10:30am-5pm


Schedule of Speakers:

Room One – Presentations       (Interpreters will be provided for the Deaf & HOH)

11:15 am ‐ Jeff Hampton: Introduction to VegMichigan
11:30 am ‐ Dr. Doug Lisle: The Pleasure Trap: Mastering the Hidden Force that Undermines Health & Happiness
12:30 pm ‐ Actress Simone Reyes: Activate to Liberate-The Vegan Revolution
1:30 pm ‐ Piston Great and Health Advocate John Salley: THE BETTA LIFE
2:30 pm ‐ Mercy For Animals President Nathan Runkle – The Power of Our Plates: Saving Animals at
Every Meal

Room Two – Cooking Demonstrations

12:00 pm ‐ Vera Hampton: Vegan Cooking Made Easy
1:15 pm ‐ Bekah Galang, Avalon Bakery: Vegan Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
2:30 pm ‐Suzy Silvestre, Chive Kitchen: Michigan Chili with Red Onions,and Mustard Cumin Aioli



   The Kid’s Room Carnival:

We will have lots of fun in the children’s room this year playing carnival games, enjoying crafts, and making yummy Fruit Kabobs!

Pig mask




2016 Exhibitor Information:

Food Court Guidelines 

Exhibitor Guidelines

Preliminary VegFest Application


Downloadable 2016 VegFest Color Flyer, click here  Black and White Flyer, click here

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Save the Date for VegFest 2017 Sunday, April 30th, 2017

VegFest 2016!

Special Guest Detroit Piston Great and Health Advocate John Salley

Oxygen Star Simone Reyes

Oxygen Star Simone Reyes

Mercy For Animals Founder Nathan Runkle

Mercy For Animals Founder Nathan Runkle

Dr. Doug will entertain and enlighten

Dr. Doug will Entertain and Enlighten

Cooking Demos by Vera Hampton, Avalon Bakery, & Chive Kitchen!

Cooking Demos by Vera Hampton, Avalon Bakery, & Chive Kitchen!

Hundreds of Exhibitors

Hundreds of Exhibitors and Lots of Free Food Samples to Try!

Detroit Vegan Soul and other popular restaurants will serving up great food!

Detroit Vegan Soul and other popular restaurants will be serving up great food! 

Informative Presentations

Informative Presentations

It's All Good!

It's All Good!