ArtsQuest Announces Vegfest Upper Macungie coming to Grange Park

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A celebration of the Lehigh Valley’s rapidly growing plant-based lifestyle scene

Bethlehem, PA, May 23, 2023 – ArtsQuest is proud to announce its partnership with Animal Defenders Greater Lehigh Valley to bring Vegfest  Upper Macungie to Grange Park. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9 2023, from 12 to 5 p.m..

Vegfest Upper Macungie will have speakers, music, cooking and skin demos, food vendors, and much more. The festival is free of all animal products.

“The great thing about Vegfest is that it will be an amazing opportunity for everyone – whether they are vegan, vegetarians, or veg curious this festival allows people to learn that vegan is much more than just a diet,” Sheryl Petrillo, President of Animal Defenders Greater Lehigh Valley. “Our organization promotes vegan for the animals first and foremost. It is a lifestyle and one that is most compassionate and kind to the animals; ideal for overall health and wellness; and one that can help save our planet.”

Early bird tickets are available through May 29 for ArtsQuest members at $9 and general public $10. Regular sales begin May 30 through Sept. 4 for ArtsQuest members at $13 and general public $14. The week of the festival ticket prices are $17 for ArtsQuest members and $18 for the general public.

“ArtsQuest is delighted to bring this new festival to the residents of Upper Macungie,” Curt Mosel, Chief Operating Officer, said. “We are very happy to be partnering with Animal Defenders Greater Lehigh Valley to be able to make this event possible along with the support of the Upper Macungie Township Board of Supervisors.”

Tickets will be sold online and should be printed out. Stay tuned over the course of the summer as we announce speakers, musicians, chefs, and vendors that will be in attendance. If you are interested in being a vendor, you can fill the form out here.

About ArtsQuest 

ArtsQuest’s mission is to provide access to exceptional artistic, cultural and educational experiences using arts and culture as key elements of economic development for our urban communities. ArtsQuest™ supports this mission via the presentation of performing and visual arts, film, arts education classes and outreach, youth programming and cultural events. Through festivals such as its flagship event, Musikfest; the Banana Factory Arts Center; and the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks arts and cultural campus, ArtsQuest’s programming reaches more than 1.9 million people annually. The organization’s programs and events, of which over 50% of are free to attend, have a combined economic impact of more than $136 million annually in the region.


Information provided to TVL by:
Jennifer LoConte
Director of Communications