NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Vegetarian Vision, a 501 (C ) Non-Profit Organization, will have a 2-day Health and Wellness EXPO to celebrate its 25th anniversary – International Vegetarian Convention at the Penn Plaza Pavilion (401 Seventh Ave. at 33 St., NYC) on Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10, 2017. The weekend will highlight Food for medicine – Health Talks by over 50 renowned speakers, compassion, healthy living and will feature non-stop food, fun, fitness, and wellness. The family-friendly festivities will include demonstrations, classes, tastings, fashion show, pageant, kids’ activities, youth activities and live cultural performances, beginning at 10 AM daily. Tickets are $15 for one day and $25 for the weekend. Additional information can be found on their website at www.vegetarianvision.org.
During the two-day event, renowned celebrities, dignitaries and political leaders will be on hand to celebrate all things vegetarian. An expected 100+ merchants and vendors will be on site to introduce guests to the pleasure of vegetarianism. Over couple dozen food vendors will serve up plant-based, vegetarian and vegan fare from around the globe. Indian, Chinese Japanese, Indonesian, French, Kosher and American chefs will conduct cooking demonstrations and offer tasty samples throughout the day and adults will also be able to taste various vegan wines from a variety of purveyors while children enjoy various activities in the “Kids’ Corner.”