2015 SoCal VegFest on Sunday, Nov. 1 (Costa Mesa, CA, USA)

FREE Admission! FREE Parking! FREE Vegan Food Samples! Plus Celebrity Speakers, Vegan Food for Sale, Live Music, Vegan Cooking Demos, A Kid's Village, Vegan Cupcake Competition, and much more! The 2015 SoCal VegFest will be held on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA, USA. Over 80 vendors are confirmed, including OC- & LA-based restaurants & food trucks including The Raw Caterer, OC Vegan Pizza, 118 Degrees, Plant Food For People, Southern Fried Vegan, Divine Dips, Bodhi Tree, Ihsan's Falafels, Sage Organic Bistro, Love n' Light Wellness, Sky Island Organics/Meadow Greens Cafe, Falasophy, Vegan Heights, and Au Lac. Also coming are food companies such as Lentilicious, Aloha, Gardein, Field Roast, Mother's Market, Uncle Eddie's Vegan Cookies, Sophie's Kitchen Vegan Seafood, Daiya Foods, and many more!

There will also be a VEGAN CUPCAKE COMPETITION! Vegan cupcake bakers of all skill levels are encouraged to enter. Please note that this is a cupcake baking competition, NOT an eating competition. Entrants are asked to bake their cupcakes at home, then bring six of them for judging. Entry deadline is Wednesday, October 28, so register today! Cupcakes must be turned in on Sunday, Nov. 1 between 11am and noon at the SoCal VegFest at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA, USA. Winners will receive ribbons, gift bags, and bragging rights for one glorious year!

 Vegan Cupcake CompetitionJudge Tanya Petrovna

Vegan Cupcake CompetitionJudge Tanya Petrovna

 Vegan Cupcake Competition Judge Jackie Sobon

Vegan Cupcake Competition Judge Jackie Sobon

 Vegan Cupcake Competition Judge Daniel Mattos

Vegan Cupcake Competition Judge Daniel Mattos

We are very honored to have three amazing people as Official Judges...Tanya Petrovna, Founder of Native Foods Cafe and now of Chef Tanya's Kitchen; photographer, cookbook author and food blogger Jackie Sobon of Vegan Yack Attack; and Daniel Mattos, Director of Culinary Arts at Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana, CA. Our esteemed judges are looking forward to tasting YOUR homemade cupcakes, but this can happen only if you ENTER! You can find more details and register on our 2015 SoCal VegFest Vegan Cupcake Competition Page.

Follow SoCal VegFest on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest information, and be sure to invite your friends and family. Come celebrate vegan living with long-time vegans, aspiring vegans, and the vegan-curious!

Thanks for reading. Peace and love to all who live.

Susan