socal vegfest

Encouraged by last year’s incredible reception, the 2nd Annual SoCal VegFest was TWO DAYS this year! Rain or shine, it was an event to behold and we had a record number of attendees. Vegan or not, people of all ages gathered to learn, explore, share, and dance!

Bryan Pease is the co-founder of the Animal Protection and Rescue League (APRL), which is based in San Diego and has a very active chapter here in Orange County. He is a compassionate sponsor of #SoCalVegFest and will be speaking 10/30 from 3:30pm – 3:40pm on our Main Stage about the background of APRL and its activities in Southern California.

Simone Reyes is an avid animal rights activist, vegan and animal rescuer. She has worked tirelessly for animal causes and has shed her clothes for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)’s “Rather Go Naked” demonstrations as well as participated in countless other protests. She will be speaking at #SoCalVegFest on ‘Why Being Vegan Is Not Enough’.

INVO is 100% coconut water that is never heated & never frozen. They will be a beverage sponsor at our event so be sure to swing by their booth for samples and by the #SoCalVegFest booths to buy full-size bottles and support the event!

Delgado Protocol for Health advocates vegan, oil free, lifestyle medicine principals. Exercise, meditation, yoga, love and connections, we also evaluate for personalized cellular and hormonal health. They will have an exhibitor booth at SoCal VegFest, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

SoCal Parrot is a non-profit that rescues, rehabilitates, and protects southern California’s wild parrot populations. They are an exhibitor at SoCal VegFest, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

Humanity for Animals is a vegan grassroots non-profit that advocates for animals all over the world at the local level. They will be exhibiting at SoCal VegFest and offering handcrafted custom jewelry with a vegan message for a small donation.

Lou Corona has been a holistic health educator for 43 years. He will be joining us both at the IsWithin exhibitor booth and onstage speaking about The Raw Truth of Radiant Health at SoCal VegFest.

Ori Shavit is a food writer and critic, media person, a leading promoter of the Israeli vegan cuisine and vegan culture, animal liberation and green lifestyle activist. Shavit has trained in cooking and for the last ten years has been writing about the restaurant and food culture in Israel. She will be speaking at SoCal VegFest this year!

Kuntal Joisher combines the distinction of being both an accomplished mountaineer and a high-end, computer science professional. He will be joining us at this year’s SoCal VegFest to talk about Achieving Your Dreams on a Vegan Diet – you don’t wanna miss it!