Vegan Festivals Italy 2017!

Ciao a tutti!

What are your spring and summer plans looking like?

Do you know where you will be for the vegan festivals in Italy? You are supposed to answer, “In Italy!!”

Here are some of the upcoming vegan festivals and festivals that will offer a large supply of vegan foods and products, enjoy!

2nd Annual Vegan Festival Festa del Vivere Sano in Ferrara: Saturday and Sunday, May 13 & 14, 2017 from 10:00 – 20:00

This will be in Ferrara in Piazza Trento Trieste in the region of Emilia-Romagna. Whether you are vegan, non-vegan, curious vegan, animal lover or anyone wanting to know more about a plant-based lifestyle, you will be able to spend the entire weekend tasting excellent plant-based foods! Everything from breakfast to lunch to dinner will be there, so make sure you DON’T eat before going! There are also expositions including organic and bio products, vegan chocolate, holistic products, making gifts and jewelry from recycled goods and more!

The entrance for the entire weekend is FREE, as well as all the events, workshops and cooking shows  For more information you can visit

4th Annual Parma Etica Festival: June 9, 10, 11, 2017

This festival is held at Parco Eridania in Parma, just minutes from the main train station. It is for vegans and animal lovers, as well as anyone curious, and is the largest international ethical festival in Europe! 100% free to enter and everything you want to know about animal rights, vegan lifestyle and more! There are over 150 stands, all cruelty-free and has different workshops for cooking classes and exhibitions. There are artistic events like theater and dance, different talks and vegan restaurants too! You will definitely not go hungry!

Entrance is FREE. You can find the link here in English.

3rd Annual Cosmic Fest 2017, Vegan in Melpignano, Lecce, Puglia: July 26, 27, 28, 29, 2017: Location is at the Ex-Convento of the Agostiniani

Honoring health, spirituality and vegan lifestyle, the cosmic fest has it all! They have four different areas to visit including foods, human health and planetary, spirituality and science, building and agriculture and cosmic theater. Over 70 different vendors give workshops, conferences and events about yoga, sufi, shamanism, meditations, green living, raw foods, sustainability, gardening, quantum physics, astrology, veganism, bio and ecological living, consciousness, natural living, spirituality, anti-specism and much, much more!

You can find concerts, shows and exhibitions in the cosmic theater!

You can find them at

10th Annual VeganFest in Bologna: September 8, 9, 10, 11, 2017

This event is held at the Bologna Fiera. They are on their 10th year and still going strong! This is the largest all vegan festival in Italy and in Europe! What can you find there? The one and only, Vegan Gelato Show! Your chance to taste all kinds of real, homemade, crafted by hand, vegan ice creams! There will be a veganOK cooking academy hosting shows and samples, along with many vegan shops and stands. You can also find different talks about veganism, animal rights, green living and environment. Healthy living is abundant and there are also gluten-free vegan products and information throughout the fairgrounds. More information can be found at There is also a link in English found here

MiVeg Festival Vegan in Milan: October 7 & 8, 2017

The Vegan Festival will be held at the beautiful Villa Arconati in Via Madonna Fametta, Castellazzo, Bollate Milano. There will be talks about vegan lifestyle, animal rights and environmental concerns. There will also be food, all vegan, raw and gluten-free. There is a workshop room where they will be making vegan desserts, easy to make recipes, finger foods and appetizers and other cooking classes! And if you are go with kids, there will be plenty of kids activities, too!

You can find them at

Where else will you be able to find vegan goods? Get your start early next year, 2018, here!

Expo Sana Fiera del Benessere in the city of Mariano Comense in the Provincia of Como: January 26-28, 2018, location is Palazzo delle Esposizioni

This is one of the largest holistic festivals in Italy and includes all kinds of way and products of living a healthy lifestyle in the most natural way possible. You can find green living, many products for the household, mind, body and spirit, natural healing methods, self-improvement, vegan and gluten-free foods and products and much more. There are over 80 vendors that are attending.
Expo Sana shopping includes natural and organic cosmetics, crystal therapy, incense, natural detergents, natural soaps, herbal items, esthetic items, essential oils, natural fibers, books, clothing, plant and flower extracts, ayurvedic goods, vegan ice cream, organic and gluten free flours, teas, chocolate and nut spreads and much, much more! There is also a restaurant offering vegan items.
Holistic events include yoga, holistic healing, ayurvedic massage, dance therapy, music therapy, shiatsu and Watzu, facial massages, reflexology, energy healing, treatment of natural medicines, reiki, acupressure and other natural methods of using our own mind to heal ourselves.

Entrance is FREE!

More information can be found at
Mangia Veg!

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