Live Art by Denise Lefebvre


Denise is a practising free-lance artist specializing in menu chalkboards, murals, including murals of animals. 

Johnny Infamous


Johnny Infamous quickly established himself as Edmonton's most sought-after DJ as well as one of the city's most prominent public figures, and he is also vegan. 

Olivia Wik


Olivia is an accomplished singer and songwriter with over 250 original songs in her multi-genre catalogue. 

Face Painting by Natasha Michaud


Natasha specializes in Airbrush face painting, starting her company Chicklit, in 2006.

Photo Booth


VegFest will also have a ring photo booth on-site for all of your picture taking needs. 

Lo Barrett


As a self-taught musician and self-proclaimed comedian, she strives to make the world a better place­­­ by performing and promoting a plant-based, conscientious, and cruelty free lifestyle.

Kayla Patrick


Kayla Patrick is a singer/songwriter based in Edmonton, Canada. In 2012, Kayla was chosen as one of the top three artists in the Much Music Coca Cola Covers competition. Her debut EP "Blessing In Disguise" is available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and all other major platforms. 

Buddha Belly Yoga with Melanie Belley


Founder and Owner of Buddha Belly Yoga and Wellness Inc. Entrepreneur, Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master, BodyTalk Practitioner, Crystal Healer

Intuitive & Empath, Soul Coach, Spiritual Teacher Animal Activist, Environmentalist, Humanitarian, and Foodie.


Howard Nye


As an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alberta, Howard lectures on animal ethics and minds, in his courses on Humans and Other Animals, Contemporary Ethical Issues, and the Philosophy of Mind. 

Brianna Meghawache


As a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Brianna runs a thriving practice in Edmonton called Nourished by Bri. Nourished by Bri takes a holistic approach based on whole foods with an emphasis on high-nutrient, plant-based choices. 

Peter Sankoff


Peter Sankoff is a Professor at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law and is a dedicated animal advocate, working as a member of the Board of Directors for Animal Justice. 

Adam Zarycki


A chef in his former life, Adam has been vegan for 12 years and he currently resides over Knifewear on Whyte ave, Edmonton's best one stop for all things Kitchen Knives.

Melissa (Blanca) & Cielo Compton


Melissa (Blanca) Compton & her daughter Cielo Melissa (Blanca) Compton, and Cielo, are a mother-daughter animal rights, and vegan awareness, duo. They spread consciousness via social media, protests, and peaceful demonstrations.