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Planted Expo Vancouver in 2023

Planted Expo Vancouver

Planted Expo Vancouver is Canada’s largest plant-based event. It features presentations and over two hundred vegan edible and lifestyle exhibitors.

The exhibition takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre on May 27th and 28th in 2023.


Visit plantedlife.com for tickets and the event’s official website.


Planted Expo Vegan Event in Vancouver

Planted Expo Vancouver is Canada’s premier plant-based event. The family-friendly expo is all about health and wellness with a special focus on vegan lifestyles. The two-day event brings the plant-based community together with vegan businesses and expert speakers from across the globe. If you’re looking to learn about the benefits of plant-based diets, or discover new vegan products for yourself, this is an event you won’t want to miss!

The annual expo includes over two hundred exhibitors selling everything from natural beauty products and health services to vegan snacks and beverages. There are lots of vendor stalls to browse and tasty samples to try. Food trucks are also on site. Planted Expo Vancouver features inspirational and educational talks throughout the event as well. There’s also a Kid Zone with special activities to keep children entertained.


Shopping at Planted Expo


When and Where

Planted Expo Vancouver runs on the Saturday and Sunday of May 27th and 28th in 2023. Hours on both days are from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm.

The event takes place in the West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre. The venue is located at 1055 Canada Place. It’s right along the waterfront with stunning views of Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains. If the weather’s nice, be sure to walk or cycle on the Coal Harbour Seawall before or after attending the event! It’s a beautiful area!


Visit plantedlife.com for tickets and the event’s official website.



Ticket prices vary depending on your age and how many days you attend. Admission to Planted Expo Vancouver in 2023 costs the following (excluding taxes and online fees):

  • Adults (ages 19 to 64) – $20 for one day or $25 for both days
  • Seniors (ages 65 and above) – $15 for one day or $20 for both days
  • Youth (ages 12 to 18) – $15 for one day or $20 for both days
  • Children (ages 11 and under) – Free

Packs of four tickets for each day are also available for $60, meaning that four people can get in for the price of three adults.


Planted Expo Panel Discussion


Speaker Schedule

There are over a dozen presentations to enjoy over the weekend. The talks take place throughout each day and cover a wide range of topics. Expect to learn all about plant-based nutrition from Olympic athletes, chefs, doctors, nutritionists and other experts.

The 2023 speaker schedule for each day of Planted Expo Vancouver is listed below.


Saturday, May 27th, 2023

  • 10:15 am – Brenda Davis (Dietician & Author of Vegetarian Hall of Fame)
  • 11:00 am – EcoCooks with Laura Bamsey
  • 11:30 am – Laura Simonson
  • 12:15 pm – Margaret Coons (Founder & CEO of Nuts for Cheese)
  • 12:45 pm – Chanthy Yen (Vegan Chef at a Michelin Guide Restaurant)
  • 1:30 pm – Zach Berman & Dean Morris (Co-Hosts of A Little More Good Podcast)
  • 2:00 pm – Erin Ireland & Lauren Toyota (Founder of To Live For Bakery & Creator of Hot For Food)
  • 2:45 pm – Cory Davis
  • 3:30 pm – Brigitte Gemme (Founder of Vegan Family Kitchen)


Sunday, May 28th, 2023

  • 10:15 am – Dr. Matthew Nagra (Naturopathic Doctor)
  • 11:00 am – Sarien Slabbert (Co-Founder of People Ensuring Animal Care Exists)
  • 11:30 am – Meagan Duhamel (Olympic Figure Skater & Holistic Nutritionist)
  • 12:15 pm – Amy Sorrano & Zoe Peled
  • 1:15 pm – Dotsie Bausch (Olympic cyclist & Switch4Good founder) & Jason Wrobel
  • 2:00 pm – Ed Tatton (Founder of Eds Bred)
  • 2:45 pm – Isaias Hernandez (Founder of Queer Brown Vegan)
  • 3:35 pm – Dominica Bay (Chef & Holistic Nutritionist)


In addition to the above, there are courses you can take at the event. Topics include Foundations: 30 Days to a Plant-based Life, Prevent & Reverse Chronic Disease with a Plant-Based Diet, and Body Balance: The Hormone Reset.


Visit plantedlife.com for tickets and the event’s official website.


Planted Expo Presentation


2023 Exhibitors

There are plenty of exhibitors to visit with during Planted Expo Vancouver. The 2023 event features over two hundred different booths which sell plant-based products and services that promote a healthy lifestyle.

For an idea of what to expect, a few of the many exhibitors are listed below.

  • Amino Snacks
  • Beauty Botanics
  • Bicycle Sports Pacific
  • FreeYumm
  • Game Changer Foods
  • Hippie Snacks
  • Kev’s Juice
  • Little Vegan Treats
  • Miracle Noodle
  • Nuts For Cheese
  • Oh Yas Goodies
  • Partake Brewing
  • Save da Sea
  • Silver Hills Sprouted Bakery
  • Taco Revolution
  • Urban Remedy

For the full list of exhibitors, click Planted Expo Exhibitors.


Planted Expo Exhibitors


Tips and Advice

Below are some suggestions to help you make the most out of your Planted Expo Vancouver experience.

TIP #1: Don’t eat too much before you go to Planted Expo Vancouver! It’s best to attend with an appetite. There are so many tasty samples to try and food products to buy!

TIP #2: If you don’t have all day to explore the expo, check out the Planted Expo Map. It includes all exhibitor locations and other zones of the expo so you won’t waste any time. You can head straight to the places you want to visit!

TIP #3: Paid parking is available on site. However, the venue is also easy to get to using public transit. The Vancouver Convention Centre is just a few blocks from both the Burrard and Waterfront SkyTrain stations.

TIP #4: You don’t have to be vegan or even vegetarian to enjoy this event. Everyone can learn about the benefits of eating more plant-based meals and vegan lifestyles. Got friends who are vegan? Wondering what to cook for them when they come over for dinner, or what to give them as a gift on their birthday? You’ll get lots of ideas at Planted Expo Vancouver.


Planted Expo Vancouver


Other Information

To learn more about the event, visit the Planted Expo Vancouver website.

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