About the Food Fest

We happily return to our venue at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center in Boston. Please join us!

Speaker presentations will be on the second floor of the Reggie Lewis Center.

A visitor looks over a display of soy candles

2024 marks the 29th year of the Boston Veg Food Fest—the longest-running veg festival in the country! We bring a roster of experts in the world of plant-based nutrition and sustainable, animal-friendly living.

Our Vegan Marketplace brings together vendors of delicious 100% plant-based foods, fashion, and lifestyle products from national and local companies. You will find an array of healthy and nutritious foods, convenience and transition foods, party foods, and international cuisines. Explore a wide variety of eatables, clothing, accessories, and personal care productsall from plant sourcesthat are good for people and friendly to animals and the environment. Browse and shop all in one place, and get some nice festival special discounts! Our nonprofit friends will be there, too!

The Boston Veg Food Fest is free and features:

  • exciting vendors in our Vegan Marketplace
  • 100% plant-sourced food, fashion, and lifestyle products
  • food producers and new products
  • cooking demonstrations
  • book and cookbook publishers and authors
  • expert speakers
  • educators on protecting animals and the environment
  • shopping at show discounts
  • restaurants
  • exhibitors of products and services which support a sustainable and caring way of life
  • Zero Waste goals with professional composting and recycling companies handling waste

Eating plant-based is one of the best things we can do to protect the environment and abate climate change.

Brought to you by BVS

The Festival is organized and presented by the Boston Vegetarian Society (BVS). BVS is an all-volunteer nonprofit founded in 1986, and offering programs throughout the year that advance a plant-based way of life. All BVS organizers donate their labor, time, and talents. 

BVS offers this event to promote a way of eating and living that is kind to animals, protects the environment, benefits our health, and abates the climate crisis — all while being fun and delicious!

Read what our exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees have said about our past events! Join us for this year’s event!