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Chicago VeganMania is this Sat. Sept. 21 10am-5pm!!~
It's almost time for the 5th and largest Chicago VeganMania. At least 5,000 people are expected to descend on Edgewater's Broadway Armory to drink in the energy of Chicago's vibrant vegan community. Here is your chance to indulge in our massively diverse Vegan Food Court where more than a dozen of Chicago's best loved vegan and vegetarian restaurants and chefs will be presenting a vast array of foods from tacos to samosas to ice cream. Then stroll through our giant Exhibit Hall to discover dozens of compassionate companies presenting the latest in vegan foods (lots of free samples!), fashion, body care, home products, books and much more. Then drop in on one of our four stages: Catch some of the vegan movement's greatest thinkers and leaders at the Main Stage, see several of Chicago's top vegan chefs at out Chef Demo Stage, explore some of the culture's latest ideas at our Discussions and Workshops Stage, or treat your ears to some of the region's most mellifluous singer-songwriters at the Performance Stage in the Culture Café. The Culture Café itself is an oasis in the midst of a chaotic utopia, a place where you can sip gourmet coffee or hot chocolate and munch on delicious baked goods, get a rejuvenating chair massage or a reiki treatment, or just hang out and chat with friends while absorbing the music. (All vegan, of course!) Then stop for a fun photo at the Vegan Rockstar Photo Booth or scribble on the Graffiti Wall (or on the tabletops in the Dining Hall). Are you looking for advice on nutrition, athletic performance, gardening, cooking and baking or lifestyle and beauty? Converse one-on-one with a friendly and knowledgable pro at our Ask a Vegan Expert tables. We even have fun and fulfilling activities for the younger set at our Kids Zone. So come early, stay all day and end your evening by joining us for our fantastic After-party!