Welcome to the home of the original Pittsburgh Vegan Expo!

The Pittsburgh Vegan Expo and Convention is an event series created by Amethyst. Festivals include vegan food, desserts, products, cultural entertainment, and wellness activities.

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Tickets are only $5 each (kids 16 and under are free)!



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Activities List

Also available at this event
(including items for sale):

  • Live Entertainment – Bellydance, Breakdance, Beatboxing (featuring the 4x North American Beatbox Champion, Villain), and more!
  • Live Pumpkin Carving by the Pittsburgh Pumpkin Guy
  • Vegan Products, Food and Dessert
  • Holiday Gift Shopping, featuring ethically sourced, cruelty free, vegan products
  • Book Sales
  • Healing Arts
  • Wellness Room
  • Face Painting
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • … and much more!

Activities Schedule

(subject to change)

THEATER ROOM

10 a.m. Doors
10:05: Film: The Point of No Return
11:30: Student Violinist, Meghan McNabb
11:45: Speaker: Dean Caliguire, former Pittsburgh Steeler, San Francisco 49er, and Pitt Panther
12:15: Speaker: Dominic A Brandy, MD, author of “Beat Back Cancer Naturally”
12:45: Speaker: Sally Lipsky, PhD, author of “Beyond Cancer: The Powerful Effect of Plant Based Eating”
1:15: Speaker: Khama Worthy, UFC fight winner; Owner of The Academy: Pittsburgh MMA & Fitness
1:35: Thai dance performance (dancers provided by Bangkok Balcony)
1:50: Indian/Bhangra dance with Anjali Soi
1:55: 4X North American Beatbox Champion, Villain, with break dancing children of The Get Down Kids
2:10: Eco Embrace, Reuse-themed fashion show
2:18: RE-Model Gala, Reuse/recycle-themed Bellydance fashion show and wearable art contest, an event series by Amethyst, owner of Pittsburgh Vegan Expo and ElectroBelly Dance Troupe
2:45: Speaker: Joel Holc, Awareness coach, and emerging author of “The Eggshell Effect”
3:05: Film: The Food Cure

Films are provided to the Expo, by The Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association

KIDS’ ROOM

10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.: Open Activities – Gingerbread Sticker Pages, Coloring, etc.
11:30-12:00: Trick or Treat for children (Bring your own bag. Limited to around 100 children)
1:00-2:00: Mrs. Claus Visit (Take Your Own Photos)
2:30-3:30: Pittsburgh Pumpkin Guy, live carving

Time TBA: Storytelling and coloring with Katie Clark, author of children’s book I’m a Super Vegan

PRESENTER BOOTH ROOM

1:30-2:15 Tea 101: Everything You Wanted to Know About Tea Class by Tupelo Honey Teas

AND MORE!

Vendor List

  • 1 Sorcerie Food Truck
  • 2 Cleveland Kraut
  • 3 Tupelo Honey Teas
  • 4 Pastoli’s Pizza, Pasta & Paisans
  • 5 Honest Pastures
  • 6 Henna by Mary
  • 7 Morini Brands, Inc.
  • 8 The Cocoa Exchange
  • 9 Crustworthy
  • 10 Josie’s Sweets & Treats
  • 11 GingerHale’s Lemonade
  • 12 doTERRA Essential Oils (Christina Shaner)
  • 13 Pixie Painter
  • 14 Sree’s Indian
  • 15 Yinzburgh BBQ
  • 16 Sundae
  • 17 Relish
  • 18 Lotus Longevity
  • 19 Gluuteny
  • 20 Yumzio Bistro
  • 21 Little Fig Bake Shop
  • 22 Bitchy Vegan Homo
  • 23 Gluten Free Goat
  • 24 Silk Elephant
  • 25 Onion Maiden
  • 26 Moe’s Southwestern Grill
  • 27 Frank Halling’s Midnight Munchies
  • 28 Chip & Kale
  • 29 Squash the Beef
  • 30 Pink House Chocolates
  • 31 LipSense (Lasting Lips by Libby)
  • 32 Beauty on a Mission
  • 33 Zilis UltraCell CBD
  • 34 Pure Haven (Get Pure Products with Sondra)
  • 35 C.A.T.
  • 36 My CTFO Depot
  • 37 Goods & Evil Brand Clothing
  • 38 Renewal by Anderson
  • 39 Perfectly Posh
  • 40 Monat
  • 41 Erra Creations
  • 42 Arbonne International – Angela Jordan
  • 43 Garden of Flavor
  • 44 Peace Pout
  • 45 The Olive Tap
  • 46 Pittsburgh Alkaline Water
  • 47 Monroeville Public Library
  • 48 Ten Thousand Villages
  • 49 City Hemp RX
  • 50 Norwex – Billie Oliver
  • 51 Trilodeon + Bodies in Balance
  • 52 Bismuth Cities
  • 53 Sandals & Beaches + Hempworx CBD
  • 54 Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Molly Keady
  • 56 Black Cat Market
  • 57 Humane Action Pittsburgh & No Plastic Please
  • 58 Vegan Spirituality – Southwest PA
  • 59 Christian Animal Rights Association
  • 60 Pigsburgh Squealers
  • 61 Green Mountain Energy
  • 62 Green
  • 63 Katie Clark, Author of “I’m a Supervegan”
  • 64 Steel City Dragon-Boat Association, Inc.
  • 65 Well Oiled
  • 66-67 Sole to Soul Healing & Massage
  • 68 Vegan Pittsburgh
  • 69 Pittsburgh Vegan + Glass Menagerie
  • 70 The Academy: Pittsburgh MMA & Fitness
  • 71 Sally Lipsky, Author + Plant Based Eating Hub
  • 72 Dr. Dominic Brandy, Author
  • 73 Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association
  • 74 Eco Embrace
  • 75 Joel Holc, Author

Food Trucks Outside:
Franktuary
Hummus Pittsburgh