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Sunday, March 24, 2013

The 6th annual NYC Veggie Pride Parade will take place in Greenwich Village/Union Square, on Sunday, March 24, 2013. For vegetarians, the day's festivities are sure to give their meatless way of living a much needed boost.

Parade participants are encouraged to dress up in costumes and wear sign boards announcing their pride in their vegan lifestyle. Local restaurants, veg groups, and veg everything will be represented with banners and chants. The parade will include animal-rights activists, environmentalists, and people simply concerned with their health. But on March 24, 2013, all will come together with one voice, one expression, of veggie pride.

The procession will begin at 12 Noon, sharp (line-up: 11 a.m.), in the Old Meat Packing District (where 9th Ave. & Gansevoort St. intersect). It will culminate in a festival for all to enjoy at the north end of Union Square Park. There, revelers of all persuasions will hear well-known vegan speakers and music by vegan artists. They'll all partake in free vegan food and explore a wide variety of exhibitor presentations. At 2 p.m., a costume contest will take place.

Throughout the day, individuals will be encouraged to speak their mind at the Soapbox Testimonial Station. Other activists will beckon passersby to take (yes, take) a dollar to watch a veggie video.

VPP is a free event. Spread the word.

Register your attendance at the official FACEBOOK events page.
Visit for more information about every aspect of the event.

Call VivaVegie[masked] to volunteer.

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  • Diana

    I am going to be taking the 9:38 train from bedford hills. If anyone would like to join let me know or text me at[masked]

    March 23, 2013

  • Marcia

    I'll be there again this year!!

    March 18, 2013

  • Demetrius

    Tabling at the post-parade plaza, see y'all there :)

    2 · March 18, 2013

  • Jenn L.

    Another event in the city. Since we're all over the county, please coordinate with each other for driving, taking the metro-north, or meeting up at Grand Central before the event

    February 21, 2013

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