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VegFest Celebrates Plant-based Lifestyle

Lancaster’s second annual VegFest will be held from noon to 5 p.m., June 2, at Buchanan Park, in Lancaster City. With a mission to provide information about the benefits of a plant-based diet for health and the benefit for animals, the free event will include speakers, vendors, entertainment, children’s activities and more. VIP pass sales will support next year’s event. Funds will also be raised for Lancaster Farm Sanctuary. 

Activities include yoga for kids and families by West End Yoga, live music by local bands, kids activities, raffle prizes, giveaway goody bags to the first 100 attendees and chef demonstrations.  


 “We exist for animals, people and the environment, creating an impact on our community in a positive and encouraging way,” enthuses Courtney Kokus, organizer. 


Admission is free. $35 VIP tickets will give pass holders a free event tote, 10 raffle tickets and early access, from 11 a.m. to noon, to a selection of the most popular vendors. Location: 901 Buchanan Ave, Lancaster. For more information, visit  

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