2018 Press Release:

THE SAN FRANCISCO VEGETARIAN SOCIETY ANNOUNCES THE 19TH ANNUAL WORLD VEG FESTIVAL, CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO VEGETARIAN SOCIETY

SAN FRANCISCO, California—In honor of its 50th anniversary and World Vegetarian Day, the San Francisco Veg Society (SFVS) is hosting their popular World Veg Fest.  Since 1968 SFVS has offered a community for people to meet, learn, exchange ideas and information, and interact with others interested in plant-based living for a better world. World Veg Fest is one of the largest and longest running veg festivals in the nation.  This award-winning festival celebrates its 19th year with an action-packed weekend featuring informative lectures by influential members of the veg movement, creative plant-based cooking demos, delicious vegan cuisine, free samples, vegan-friendly merchandise, and more! Learn about cutting-edge vegan living, meet compassionate people, and join the fun at this year’s World Veg Fest!

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 10 AM – 6:00 PM
Place: San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue (at Lincoln), inside Golden Gate Park
Entrance fee: Free for SF Veg Society members and children under 12 years. $10 general admission. $5 students w/ ID, seniors 62+, and youth under 18.
Tickets: available at the gate on the day of the event or in advance on Eventbrite
Contact: Greg Rohrbach, San Francisco Veg Society President
415-948-9642, events@sfvs.org
www.worldvegfestival.com or www.sfvs.org.

Entrance for World Veg Fest is free for San Francisco Veg Society members and children under 12 years of age. General admission is $10.00. Discounted $5.00 tickets are available for youths 13 to 18 years of age, students with current student IDs, and seniors 62+ years of age. Deluxe VIP tickets are also available on Eventbrite for $30.00. Deluxe VIP tickets include entrance into the Animal Film Festival occuring on Wednesday, October 24, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, at The Roxie in San Francisco, and a goodie bag at World Veg Fest.

Founded in 1968, SFVS is a 501(c)3 non-profit, volunteer-run, and community-based organization that promotes the nutritional, ethical, social, and environmental benefits of a plant-based diet. For more information about the San Francisco Veg Society, please visit: www.sfvs.org. For more information about World Veg Fest, please visit: www.worldvegfestival.com.