We are a loving group of people who have learned how to make global change starting at the kitchen table. Mississauga VegFest is a labour of love, hosted by people who are passionate about a life of animal-free alternatives.
Get to know us!
Joining a rising trend of VegFests across the globe, Mississauga VegFest aims to bring together vegans and the veg-curious to celebrate the love of animals, health, the environment and community. Our mission is to promote the benefits of animal-free alternatives through:
- Compassion for the animals;
- Sustainability for the environment;
- Healthy living for vitality; and
- Community for the people.
Proudly hosted at Port Credit Memorial Arena in the waterfront village of Port Credit in Mississauga - Canada’s 6th largest City. Known as Mississauga’s “Village on the Lake”, Port Credit is one of the City’s top cultural, entertainment and culinary districts, boasting world-class restaurants and award-winning festivals and events. Just a 30-minute drive from downtown Toronto, Hamilton and Caledon.
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Boasting stunning architecture of a high arching wood ceiling, Port Credit Memorial Arena has been a historic icon in the village for 59 years. Just a 5-minute walk to the tranquil waterfront of Lake Ontario, the Arena backs onto the picturesque Port Credit Memorial Park which features a playground and stunning views of the Credit River and the famous Port Credit Lighthouse. Enjoy the day, or make a weekend of your stay in beautiful Port Credit, Mississauga. For all there is to see & do in Mississauga, visit discovermississauga.ca.
Mississauga VegFest is the city’s first vegan festival! Over 60 vendors will showcase the GTHA’s finest veg-based food, drink, clothing & accessories, products, advocate groups and children’s activities.
VegFest is the place for everyone from foodies, animal and earth lovers, to the health-conscious. Whether you just want to eat mouth-watering food or want to save the world, all are welcome to explore the life of animal-free alternatives to benefit humans, animals and the environment!
Join the thousands of vegan and veg-curious visitors at Port Credit Memorial Arena on Saturday May 12th from 11 am to 6 pm. Admission is free!
Visit Our Vendors
Explore all the veg-life has to offer with the GTHA’s finest veg-based food, drink, clothing & accessories, personal care products and causes!
Visit Our Vendors
Explore all the veg-life has to offer with the GTHA’s finest veg-based food, drink, clothing & accessories, personal care products and causes!
Our legume soups come ready to go in a jar. The ingredients are dehydrated so there are no preservatives added.Our products are all gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free, and vegan so every member of the family can enjoy it.
It's not just what we put in our products that makes them superior. It's what we choose to formulate without. We integrate the most beneficial botanical ingredients from nature with the principles of green chemistry - we craft products with integrity, expertise and innovation. And we do it responsibly, taking care of our earth at the same time. Pure, Safe, Beneficial We believe in it. We live by it. We are Vegan, gluten free and have never tested on animals.
We create delicious, sugar conscious, worry-free treats. All vegan, gluten-free, kosher and baked with 3g of sugar or less.
Big Vegan Cake
Because we need nice things to gaze at and flavourful food to eat, Big Vegan Cake is here to serve you! BigVegan Cake specializes in elegant, flavorful cakes. We cannot wait to present our Spring collection of sublime baking
Brampton Chicken Save
Started in 2015 Brampton Chicken Save is a part of the Save Movement which originated in Toronto with Toronto Pig Save. Brampton Chicken Save holds weekly vigils outside of two major chicken slaughterhouses in Brampton, Maple Leaf and Maple Lodge. The Save Movement is a love based organization that aims to raise awareness to animals on their way to slaughter and provide them with a moment of compassion. Brampton Chicken Save bears witness to chickens arriving for slaughter as well as raising awareness in the community about the plight of farmed animals and vegan alternatives.
Canadas Best Ceasar Mix
We knew that there was not a Vegan option for Caesar Drink Mixes on the market. So, we decided to go out on a limb and create an all-natural Vegan Caesar Mix, so that everyone who enjoys a Vegan lifestyle, or has shellfish allergies, can now enjoy a delicious Caesar Drink! We are thrilled with the positive feedback to date. Shake, Pour and Enjoy!
Carroll Organics Farm & Sanctuary
Carroll Organics is an organic vegetable farm and animal sanctuary. Carroll Organics provides a loving forever home to abused, unwanted and special needs animals. Currently home to 100 animals, we work to rescue and rehabilitate potbelly pigs, farm and domestic animals.
ChocoSol creates stone-ground dark chocolate using organic, forest garden, shade-grown cacao sourced directly from indigenous communities. Rooted in Toronto, our chocolate production utilizes ethical and sustainable ingredients and alternative technologies to ensure the most environmentally-friendly and ecologically regenerative chocolate foods.
COOKSMART is a hands-on, curriculum-based cooking program - for students from kindergarten to grade 6 - designed to build kitchen confidence and help kids learn how to make healthy meal and snack choices - at school.
Dogs of the Ganges Society
Dogs of the Ganges Society is a Toronto-based non-profit that helps street dogs and other animals in India. Through education, first aid training and outreach, we encourage locals in Varanasi to have compassion for all animals and build their capacity to advocate and care for them. Visit our booth at #MVF to check out our vegan, animal-themed products that help raise funds for our project.
Dolled up Desserts
Dolled Up Desserts is Hamilton's award winning vegan and gluten free bakery! They make simply delicious baking mixes and treats for not so simple diets, so you can enjoy dessert simply. Expect to see their famous macarons, along with delicious bars, cakes and their baking mixes at MVF, so you can bake up and share the goodness right at home with friends and family!
Ecosource is an Ontario-based innovative environmental education organization serving youth, adults and families. Our hands-on programs focus on how each of us can change our daily habits to become better environmental citizens.
Fair / Square
FAIR/SQUARE is Canada's new online store for all things fair, vegan and Canadian. We offer a growing selection of Canadian snacks and treats, cruelty-free beauty products, vegan shirts and vegan gift baskets.
Fairly Frosted Bakery
Perfectly delicious baked goods and ice creams for you and your family to enjoy. Vegan, gluten-free, nut-free - Everything. Always
Fauna Foundation is a sanctuary for chimpanzees, monkeys, and other nonhuman animals and a wildlife preserve located in Carignan, Quebec. Some of the chimpanzees are retired from biomedical research. Others were participants in cross-fostering research or were former zoo residents.
Finally a 'cheese' you can feel good about eating! Fauxmagerie Zengarry's award winning dairy free cheeses are a NO COMPROMISE cashew based vegan cheese alternative that have dairy avoiders and cheese lovers alike raving. Serve them alone, pair them up to create a stunning dairy-free cheese board that will be welcome at any occasion, or try one of our delicious recipes! Zengarry fauxmages are now available at retail stores across Canada in six classic flavours.
Firebat Coffee Roasters
We believe in making a REAL difference, that is why we promote direct trade from shade grown coffee farms where all processes are 100% conducted manually, involving an average of 32 local hands. This enables a unique transfer of both, energy and flavor, from the source to your cup.
Green Living Organic Farm & Microsanctuary
We are a vegan organic farm and microsanctuary located in East Garafraxa ON, Canada. We are home to a wide variety of rescue animals such as beautiful cows, pigs, roosters and more.
Jewels by SJB
Jewels by SJB is a collection of hand forged, cruelty free jewels made with attention to detail and high quality materials out of Sue's home studio in Toronto, ON. Sue is passionate about creating pieces that are not only cruelty free but also share the vegan message through hand stamping.
Meraki Aromatherapy's first product launch is our coconut wax candles. Each candle is infused with pure essential oils that has its own special benefits and uses. These beautiful 6 oz and 9 oz candles come in Peppermint, Lavender, Grapefruit, Eucalyptus and would make a lovely addition to any home.
Miski Organics Superfoods Inc
We are committed to offering natural and organic products of paramount nutritional value, honouring the trust of our consumers through the highest quality standards of our imported and locally-manufactured goods. We passionately believe in building awareness of the many benefits of Organic foods and their importance in maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
My Animal Friends & Me
My Animal Friends & Me" is a story about a boy living on a farm sanctuary with various rescued animals. There, he learns that although they may appear different, he and his animal friends actually share many things in common. They all have the ability to see, hear, taste, smell, and feel - in addition to one other very special trait that unites them above all else. This book was written in hopes of touching the hearts of the future generation and inspiring them to love and respect all beings as equals.
Mississauga and Roncesvalles's only premium Olive Oil retailer offering over 60 Olive Oils &, Balsamic Vinegars. Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality products available and we are continually sourcing new products.
There's a couple of things you need to know about a Nanashake. It's a refreshingly original vegan frozen dessert made exclusively from plant-based ingredients, and it packs a taste that will make you feel young again.
We are Shelly, Emma &, Connor Hawley-Yan - creating art on paper or canvas, digital or classic, fun and funky, or mixed med
Gourmet, handmade pierogi. Wide flavours range from sweet and savoury through vegan, vegan gluten free.
Profi Pro Inc
PROFI was born when our founder learned that his daughter had decided to become a vegetarian. Concerned that his very active daughter would have a tough time getting enough protein in her diet, he came up with the idea to create a great tasting, low sugar, complete, plant-based protein. Along the way, he discovered a whole community looking for a plant-based protein focused on quality and taste. PROFIproducts not only taste great, but they are also non-GMO, dairy free, soy free, vegan and gluten free! They are low in calories and each serving contains 20 grams of protein and all 9 essential amino acids that your body needs.
Project Jessie is a rescue network created in 1991. We focus primarily on dogs and cats in pounds where they are vulnerable to being sent for research or being euthanized for inappropriate reasons.
Quaint & Paint
Quaint & Paint is located in Port Credit. I have been open for almost two years. Mainstay of my business is up-cycling of vintage furniture with chalk paint. What keep me busy is my custom work for clients. I also offer those one of a kind home decor accents.While in Italy I came across this unique washable paper at a store called Usahmama pronounced wash-mama. I was so impressed with their products I have started to sell them in my store.
Sausage Party Toronto
We started Sausage Party Toronto in 2017, we wanted to serve up delicious food, food we love and meet new people. Never did we think we would be able to quit our jobs and get to travel all around Ontario serving up our fully loaded vegan dogs!
She's Got Leggz
She's Got Leggz is a Canadian owned company! Our leggings come in sizes ranging from 00 -22 for women and sizes 3-14 for kids. They are Vegan friendly as well!
Sick On Sin
Sick On Sin makes tees, pins, magnets, stickers, totes, etc. featuring graphics done in a cute, unique style. Their designs include pro-veg messaging, adorable animals and fun food - something for everyone! Sick On Sin is a vegan-run small biz that donates 10% of its monthly profits to charities and sanctuaries.
Splendiferous Handmade Fine Soaps
My passion for soap making began years ago, when I couldn't find products that were not only animal friendly, but that also didn't use palm oil. I am now so in love with all the beautiful ingredients that can go into making a lovely selection of quality, nourishing skin care products.
Studio.89 is a non-profit community hub in Mississauga dedicated to the betterment of humans, animals, and the planet in all that they do. They encourage activism, empowerment, arts, conscious consumerism, as well as youth leadership and offer a free programming space. Over the last few months, Studio.89 has been focused on their transition to veganism.
At the Sudsatorium we provide only the safest organic vegan skin care, hair, and body products, which are free of toxic ingredients, synthetics, fragrances, preservatives, are not tested on animals, are Fair Trade and are ethically sourced to ensure they come from sustainable, renewable sources.
Sweet Sunshine Ice Cream
Sweet Sunshine is dedicated to loving animals one ice cream at a time. All of our products are 100% Dairy free/vegan. We are proud to use only the highest quality natural ingredients.
Terrah Essentiald Soap Shoppe
Terrah Essentials - alternative cosmetics, plant based, locally handmade, proudly Canadian!A luxury your skin can't afford to miss.
The Green Geek
The Green Geek was ignited in 2015 with you in mind. We create and serve juices and smoothies in a fun, easy to consume way that's always healthy. With our vegetable focused menu we hope to celebrate and inspire you to be healthier by connecting you with real, wholesome, great tasting food.
The offical Animal march Toronto
The Official Animal Rights March is an annual vegan march founded by UK animal rights organisation Surge. The march began in London in 2016 with 2,500 vegans and in 2017 the march doubled to 5,000 vegans marching for animal liberation through London. In 2018 we're bringing The Official Animal Rights March to Toronto to spread the message of animal liberation across the globe.
The Vegan Jetsetter Inc
The Vegan Jetsetter Apparel is a project of love, inspiration and positivity. Always a dream of founder Melissa Grossman to create a high quality, luxury, vegan clothing line, The Vegan Jetsetter Apparel was launched in May 2017 with a self-titled signature collection.
Thrive Organic Kitchen & Cafe Inc
THRIVE is an organic kitchen & cafe with a mission to revolutionize the way people eat. Maximize your nutrition for optimum health! Come and try our Raw Vegan Cheesecakes, Vegan Squash Quesadillas, Raw Vegan Brownies, and Cold Pressed Juices
The Toronto Vegetarian Association is Toronto's go-to resource for all things veg. We are a volunteer-driven charitable organization that provides information and support to people who are interested in making healthier, greener, more compassionate food choices.
Ready for an easy change to a delicious non-dairy beverage? Say hello to Veggemo, the dairy alternative originating from veggies. It doesn't taste or look like vegetables. In fact, Veggemo tastes uniquely and spectacularly like Veggemo! With the smoothness and creaminess of 2% dairy milk, Veggemo is rich in calcium and Vitamin D, is an excellent source of B12 and is great for drinking, baking and cooking! Veggemo comes in three deeply satisfying flavours, Original, Unsweetened and Vanilla. Dairy free, gluten free, soy free, non GMO, cholesterol free, vegan and kosher. #letsgoveggemo
Warm. Functionable. Animal-free. We are the new school of Canadian outerwear.