Entertainment

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.

Speakers

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.