Celebrate sustainability and a healthy lifestyle at the 13th annual DC Green Festival May 13-14th at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. Find everything you need to live a healthier, more sustainable life, from the latest technology and all-natural products, to chemical-free household supplies and a wide selection of vegan and vegetarian, non-GMO, organic and artisanal food and beverages.
Enjoy yoga sessions, activities for children, inspirational speakers, live entertainment and a local vegan/vegetarian food court. Green Festival will feature thousands of meatless products as well as an all-vegan and vegetarian food court in an effort to expose consumers to the wide variety of options available to live healthier and more sustainably.
In addition, as part of a new partnership with SEED: The Untold Story, the Green Festival will be hosting screenings of the acclaimed documentary by filmmakers Taggart Siegel and Jon Betz. New speakers this year include: Gene Baur, president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary; Dr. Joanne Kong, environment and animal advocate and speaker for The Humane Party; Mim Senft, executive director of Global Women 4 Wellbeing; and author of The Healthy Workplace, Leigh Stringer will deliver a fireside discussion on her book; Tom Tresser, civic educator and public defender; and acclaimed musician Charlie Mgee, of Australia’s Formidable Vegetable Sound System will entertain on the Sustainable Innovations Stage.
Cyclists and kids 16-and-under are free. Students, seniors and veterans/military families receive $5 off at the door. Natural Awakenings fans are encouraged to use code NADC17 for 20 percent off ticket price! Plus, moms get 50 percent off all weekend at the door in celebration of Mother’s Day.
The Green Festival Expo 2017 schedule will include New York City’s Javits Convention Center (June 10-11), LA’s Los Angeles Convention Center (Sept. 23-24), Pier 35 at The Embarcadero in downtown San Francisco (Nov. 11-13), and for the first time, Ft Lauderdale’s Convention Center (Dec. 2-3).
Location: Hall D at the DC Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl, NW. Tickets are now on sale: $10 (online until April 17); $12 (online after April 17). Single-day at the event: $15. For more information, visit GreenFestivals.com or visit NaturalAwakeningsDC.com to receive the 20 percent discount with the code.
Lisa Landes is the Social Media and Marketing Director for the Green Festivals.