NAVS Congress/Summerfests - from 1975

The North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) was founded in 1974, with the main initial objective of hosting the 1975 IVU World Vegetarian Congress in Maine.

It was then decided to make this an annual event, initially as the North American Vegetarian Congress, but in the early 1980s renamed 'Summerfest'. This is the full list, with further details/photos where available:

1975 - Orono, Maine - the 23rd IVU World Vegetarian Congress
1976 - Ithaca NY - plans for the event
1977 - Arcata CA
1978 -
1979 -
1980 -
1981 -
1982 -
1983 -
1984 - Baltimore MD - combined with the 27th IVU World Veg Congress
1985 - now called Summerfest
1986 - Allentown PA
1987 - Allentown PA
1988 -
1989 -
1990 -
1991 - Lewisburg PA
1992 - Smithfield RI
1993 - Smithfield RI
1994 -
1995 - Smithfield RI
1996 - Johnstown PA, combined with 32nd IVU World Veg Congress
1997 - Johnstown PA
1998 - Johnstown PA
1999 - Johnstown PA
2000 - NC - to avoid clash with IVU Congress in Toronto
2001 - Johnstown PA
2002 - Johnstown PA
2003 - Johnstown PA
2004 - Johnstown PA
2005 - Johnstown PA - photos on Facebook
2006 - Johnstown PA
2007 - Johnstown PA
2008 - Johnstown PA - photos on Facebook
2009 - Johnstown PA
2010 - Johnstown PA - photos on Facebook
2011 - Johnstown PA - photos on Facebook
2012 - Johnstown PA

for more background details see: IVU and the NAVS Summerfest - IVU Manager's blog

and for furture Summerfests see www.vegetariansummerfest.org


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Compiled by John Davis












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