Prepare to be amazed by how easy, fun, and empowering it is to live a vegan lifestyle demonstrated at our first annual Life on the Vedge Festival.
When: 10am - 11pm, 20th February 2021
Where: Cargo Brewery/Waitiri Creek Winery
Why: To spend a fun-filled day demonstrating the ease, benefits, and value of living a vegan lifestyle
How: Drive yourself or catch our festival buses from town
TALKS & WORKSHOPS
No Registration Required
From talks on global warming to health to animal rights, fill your mind with valuable information that could change your life forever. Snag a spot in a yoga class or learn how to pole dance! You can spend the whole day bending your body and brain!
Vegans still know how to have fun! Sit back, grab a wine or beer, and enjoy the amazing live music in the middle of Gibbston Valley.
FOOD & DRINK
Vegan Food Trucks!
Come hungry because you're about to eat your way around the vegan world! Forget thinking vegans eat salad and grass; you'll have access to everything from vegan ice-cream to burgers to dumplings and beyond!
TENTATIVE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Don’t Miss Out!
These activities, talks, workshops, and live music are subject to change.
YOGA & VEGANISM
This yoga class will be based on the foundation of ahimsa, the respect for all living things and avoidance of violence towards others, in the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jainist traditions.
WHY GOING VEGAN WILL SAVE THE PLANET
If you're concerned about global warming, learn about how veganism is one of the most impactful things you can do to decrease your carbon footprint. Learn actionable steps to make a real difference.
HEALTH & VEGANISM
Is veganism healthy? Can kids be healthy vegans? What does your body need on a vegan diet? This interactive talk will teach you everything you need to know about living life as a healthy vegan.
WHO'S ON YOUR PLATE? (THE ANIMALS' STORY)
Learn about what really happens to animals in the food industry and why becoming educated on this subject can be the most empowering thing you could ever do.
FITNESS & VEGANISM
The strongest man in the world is vegan. Learn how your exercise routine doesn't have to be compromised on a vegan diet. In fact, it could even help you live longer!
HEAL AND PREVENT CANCER WITH VEGANISM
The truth the pharmaceutical industry and medical world isn't talking about. Learn how to heal yourself with plants.
VENDORS & STALLS
Shop all things vegan and eco-friendly.
BEAUTY CARE PRODUCTS
ANONYMOUS FOR THE VOICELESS
THE SAVE MOVEMENT
CRAVING A PEACE
The Queenstown Vegan Society is founded by passionate vegans who want to make a real difference in the Wakatipu Basin, around New Zealand, and the world.
Our debut event, Life on the Vedge Vegan Festival, will be hosted at Cargo Brewery/Waitiri Creek on February 20th, 2021.
Tickets will be on sale soon! Stay tuned!
Do you have questions about our events, booking tickets, or about how to get involved (vendors, sponsors, food trucks, volunteers, etc)? Email us!