Download Waiver Here
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How can I volunteer for this event?
Please email us at ThanksVegan@gmail.com (We absolutely need MORE volunteers!!)
2. Do I need to bring cash money or my credit card to the event?
There will be fund raising activities during this event to offset expenses:
a. Raffle prizes: Auctioning gift cards, event passes, etc. Cash and credit cards accepted.
b. 50/50 Raffle: Raffle for a pot of money, half goes to the winner and half toward event expenses. Cash and credit cards accepted.
c. Also wine and beer will be served for a suggested donation- Cash Only!
3. Can I donate something to be included in with the Raffle prizes?
a. YES, if you would like to donate please contact us at ThanksVegan@gmail.com
4. Do I need to bring a dish?
You can prepay at a higher cost up until 11/10/23 if you do not choose to bring a dish (suggested donations listed in question #13).
To allow for proper planning and to make sure we have enough food for all, this year people who do not prepay and show up at the door will need to bring a dish. We are not accepting people at the door without a dish.
5. If I paid to bring a dish, what are the requirements?
a. The dish should serve at least 8+ people or 16+ for couples.
b. All ingredients must be VEGAN! NO EXCEPTIONS! Non-vegan food will NOT be placed on the buffet line. (No honey, no dairy, no eggs, no fish sauce, no chicken broth, no gelatin)
6. What type of dish should I bring?
a. You can bring: entrees, desserts, side dishes, appetizers, fruit, veggie, drinks.
7. Do I need to tell you what food I’m bringing?
a. No, there will be a variety of food and everyone is free to bring whatever they choose, as long as it is VEGAN (No honey, no dairy, no eggs, no fish sauce, no chicken broth, no gelatin)
8. Will there be free parking?
a. Yes, parking is free, but is limited so carpooling is encouraged.
b. PLEASE DO NOT walk along the driveway in front of facility, as it is very dangerous for both those driving and the pedestrians. It also slows traffic into the event. After parking, cross over the driveway, out of the way of the cars!
9. What can I do to expedite the process and reduce my waiting time in line?
a. Bring a card listing all of the ingredients in your dish.
b. Label all of your serving containers and utensils! All of your dishes and utensils must have your name on them, including covers!
c. Have each guest print, sign and bring the waiver to the event. This makes the lines quicker and easier for everyone involved! Find the waiver on www.ThanksVegan.com right below the prepay on the site.
10. Can I bring food home?
a. No, personal dinnerware or to-go containers are NOT permitted.
11. Do I need to bring my own plates and eating utensils?
a. No. Bringing your own plates is NOT permitted. Reusable plates & utensils will be provided.
12. How do I check in?
a. The line to check in will start on the back side of the Dome near the kitchen because of food drop-off. This will help the line flow more efficiently and make dropping off food easier.
b. Blue tokens will be distributed at registration, for the first time you go through the food line.
c. If you pre-paid, you need to know the name of the person who your group is registered under when you check in. We can only look up payments by the name of the person who paid. Your name is generated by PayPal, when you get the email verify that is your current name and if name is incorrect email ThanksVegan@gmail.com.
13. How much does it cost to attend the ThanksVegan event?
a. Suggested donations below
Adult with a dish (at the Door) - $18.00
(Closed) Adult WITH a Dish (Prepaid) prepay closes 11/20/23 - $8.00
(Closed) Seniors & Students 13 yrs & above WITH a Dish - $7.00
(Closed) Kids 7-12 yrs old WITH a Dish - $5.00
(Closed) Kids 2-6 yrs old WITH a Dish - $3.00
(Closed) Adult NO a Dish - $23.00
(Closed) Seniors & Students 13 yrs & above NO Dish - $20.00
(Closed) Kids 7-12 yrs old NO Dish - $11.00
(Closed) Kids 2-6 yrs old NO Dish - $7.00
Volunteer (EmailThanksVegan@gmail.com) - $1.00
b. We are not allowing people at the door with NO dish to help with planning and ensure there is enough food for all.
14. Do I need to pre-pay for this event?
a. It is preferred for you to pre-pay because:
i. It helps us to know how many tables and chairs to rent
ii. It helps us to know the amount of supplementary food to order (e.g. desserts, drinks, etc.)
b. Pre-pay guarantees you a seat! The event has limited occupancy, so if you show up at the door and capacity has been filled, you will be turned away! Secure your spot by pre-paying now.
d. If you do not pre-pay, the price is much higher at the door (see question #13).
15. How do I prepay for more than one person?
a. Click "Adult WITH a Dish" in order for the options to drop down.
b. Click on “Add To Cart”.
c. To add the number of people you want in that category, click “+” under the “Quantity” tab.
d. To add people to another category, if on mobile device click the back button, if on a desktop go back to the previous tab
e. Choose the category you want, and repeat as needed.
f. Then checkout and PAY the suggested donation.
Please visit the links below of our amazing sponsor companies who so generously donated product to enjoy at the event.