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WorldFest - LA's Green, Compassionate Living, Music and Food Festival

WorldFest is the biggest all-vegan festival in Southern California!

Get your Early Bird General Admission ticket to WorldFest for only $5 (plus $1.27 service fee). Sale Ends Apr 30, 2013. General Admission after 5/01/13 is $9 at the door, or can be purchased online by May 17th:



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LA's Green, Compassionate Living, Music Festival

WorldFest is a solar-powered celebration of music, the environment, animals and humanity. We’re helping people learn what they can do for the Earth and its inhabitants.

The WorldFest 2013 Earth Day Festival will be held on Sunday, May 19th, 2013, from 10:30am to 7:00pm, at the beautiful outdoor setting of Woodley Park in Lake Balboa, CA. We will welcome our attendees to a magnificent day filled with entertainment, education and enlightenment. The combination of great music, empowering speakers, environmental, humanitarian and animal welfare non-profits, kid's activities and a delicious food court make for an earth-friendly experience that is sure to be inspiring and enjoyable for all.

Here's What's Happening at WorldFest this Year:

  • Main Stage - bigger-name bands and celebrity speakers.
  • Earth Lounge - singer/songwriters, jazz, rock, funk, and world music groups and poets.
  • EcoTent - speakers, discussions, and displays about sustainable living and current environmental issues
  • Healthy Hut - speakers, discussions, and displays about health including yoga, meditation & cooking demos.
  • Animal Film Pavilion - films, speakers, and displays about the human-animal relationship
  • Art Avenue - Engaging art work with a message of sustainability, humane issues or environmentalism
  • Exhibitors - more than 100 companies and organizations showcasing their products or eco- and animal-friendly messages.
  • Kids' Kingdom- storytelling, face painting, and children's entertainers and other activities!
  • Oasis Beer and Wine Garden brought to you by the Lagunitas Brewing Company - Refresh yourself in the Oasis located near the Main Stage!
  • Animal Adoptions - dogs, cats, rabbits and lots of animals looking for good homes!
  • ATM Access: There is an ATM machine on the grounds of WorldFest.
  • Bring your own water bottle to WorldFest for FREE FILTERED DRINKING WATER!
    Free water* at WorldFest! We are pleased to say that this year we have Lifesource Water Systems filtering our water for us.  Please stop by the booth for more information.  (* water is free if you bring your own cup or bottle. We will also be selling steel bottles and you can get a compostable cup for $1.

Admission prices! Get Presale tickets here - - Presale tickets until May 1st- $5 order here!  At the Festival - General Admission- $9 - Seniors over 60 - $5  - Ride your bike to WorldFest - $5 - Take the Metro - $5 (show your pass or ticket for the day) - Kids 12 and under - FREE - 91406 zip code residents - FREE (with proof of residence)   Tickets are tax deductable Towards Freedom is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization 

Pets are not allowed this year except for service animals. We are so sorry to say that due to strict Health Department regulations and liability issues we are unable to accommodate your dogs (even on-leash) at the event this year. We are all animal- lovers and this is really disappointing for us. If it was possible for us to have them, we would! However, you can still get your "dog-fix" and all the dog-licks you can handle by visiting the many adoptable dogs from rescue organizations that will be available at the festival.  Service animals are allowed.  Please have your documentation with you if you can.

Interested in Ride-Sharing to WorldFestPickUp Pal Sign up here for an account and become a member of a growing and dynamic community. It is free to join and to use. PickupPals can track the number of rides they have given or taken and the number of miles they have traveled via ride sharing and WorldFest can keep track of the amount of carbon emissions we have collectively reduced as a result!

Biking to WorldFest?

Attendees biking to WorldFest can lock their bikes to our fencing in a specified area and we will have volunteers watch over them until your day is done!

Visiting from out of town?

Make it a WorldFest Weekend.  Celebrate with other like-minded friendly folks at any one of these events happening all weekend long! For more info click here, WorldFest Weekend.

We've set up a deal with the Best Western Carriage Inn very close to WorldFest. Call them at[masked] and tell them you would like the "WorldFest negotiated discount" and you will receive a special rate - $95 for king bed, $99 for two queen beds.

We also have a special rate at the Airtel Plaza Hotel. $94 for a deluxe king and double queen rooms.  $139 for upgraded, newly renovated "Preferred Rooms." Group/coordinator’s code: WF0518. Attendee’s Code: W0518.  Please call 800-2-AIRTEL.


WorldFest is located at the Northern end of Woodley Park in Lake Balboa, CA. Parking $5.

6350 Woodley Ave.
Thomas Guide page 531
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Go Metro to WorldFest
Just take the Metro Orange Line to the Woodley Station to access Woodley Park. Plan your trip at or call 1-800-COMMUTE. Download a PDF of the Metro Orange Line.


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  • Mujin

    Let's do this every month.

    May 20, 2013

  • Tony

    Lots of fun. Great food and music.

    1 · May 20, 2013

  • Tony

    I'll have some tables with meetup signs in the food court reserved from noon to 2pm for anyone who wants to stop by and meet and eat.

    May 18, 2013

  • Mujin

    Hey Tony, when I go to their online ticket checkout, it says all ticket sales end on 17th, not 19th. But you're saying we can still buy ticket at the door on 19th? Thanks in advance.

    May 13, 2013

  • Tony

    The online early bird discount ended April 30th, so if you didn't get your ticket it will now be $9 at the door. However, if you ride your bike or take the Metro to WorldFest you can get in for $5 (show your pass or ticket for the day). If you are a senior over 60 you can get in for $5. If you are a 91406 zip code residents you can get in for free (with proof of residence). Details here:

    May 13, 2013

  • Tony

    Worldfest opens at 10:30 am. Park in the dirt lot across the street BEFORE 10:30 am and its FREE! After 10:30 am, parking in the lot is $5. Or look for street parking a few blocks away. Don't park anywhere in the red! And don't park in the other lot where there is a sign that says "NO WORLDFEST PARKING".

    1 · April 18, 2013

  • Caitlin L.

    This is my first meetup with this group! Really looking forward to meeting some cool, like-minded people :)

    2 · February 8, 2013

    • Tony

      I don't know the answer to that, but perhaps you could contact the groups that will have cats available for adoption at WorldFest: Kitten Rescue http://www.kittenresc...­ Dharma Rescue http://www.dharmaresc...­ Hope to Home for Cats http://hopetohomeforc...­

      April 11, 2013

    • Santos

      Thanks Tony for taking your time to reply back. I will check out their web site and try to make it happen :-)

      April 11, 2013

  • veganvet

    I look forward to seeing everyone at WorldFest. I will be giving a talk on keeping your animal companions healthy in the HealthyHut.

    April 11, 2013

  • veganvet

    I will be giving a talk on vegan diets for dogs and cats in the Healthy Hut booth! :)

    1 · January 22, 2013

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