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Event Watch: Asheville VeganFest


Asheville VeganFest
 
 
Asheville is one of the top vegan-friendly cities in the country, and our award winning restaurants are a testament to that fact! We're so proud of the compassionate and responsible chefs that create mouth watering dishes for our vegan friends, and every year we look forward to celebrating them at the Asheville VeganFest! Taking place this year over the weekend of June 10th - 11th, VeganFest is a celebration of the vegan lifestyle that integrates a strong educational component into the event. Read on for more information about this quickly approaching festival!
 
 
What to Expect
The Asheville VeganFest is hosted by Brother Wolf Animal Rescue - the largest no-kill animal rescue organization in all of North Carolina. Saturday, June 10th, will be a day of education as speakers from around the country discuss the latest vegan issues. With topics ranging from Veganism and Spirituality to Human and Nonhuman Rights, this will be a day rich in information.
 
Sunday, June 11th will be a food-focused day, with dozens of vegan food and beer vendors lining the plaza at Pack Square Park. Live music provided by the Asheville Buskers Collective will set the mood of the day. Expect to see Asheville favorites like Gypsy Queen Cuisine, French Broad Chocolates, Buchi, Laughing Seed Cafe and more. 
 

Where to Stay
Staying local is key to fully enjoying a weekend festival in Asheville. Carolina Mornings has dozens of amazing homes in and around the Asheville area, each one unique! For a home located just 20 minutes from Downtown Asheville, check out Dillingham Dacha -  a custom 2 bedroom home boasting a large stone patio with a charcoal grill and an outdoor fireplace! You'll fall in love with the charming interior furnishings and the stocked fishing pond just across the driveway!
 
To begin planning your June weekend getaway in Asheville, contact Carolina Mornings at (855) 398-0712. A professional Vacation Planner will assist you in lining up your accommodations, while our very own Experience Planner helps put a local's touch on your area itinerary! Be sure to ask about our Mountain Discovery Pass - a gift included with every Carolina Mornings rental!
 
By: Dana Carrico