Once you've figured out when your favorite act plays, it's time to decide where you're going to eat before heading to the festival grounds. Try these vegan-friendly options near some of our favorite fests.
"It’s our main family reunion every year," says Linda Wheat, who has served food at every Jazz Fest since 1980. "Those of us who scattered with [Hurricane] Katrina, we come back [for Jazz Fest]."
Drumming for 90 minutes a night in front of roaring crowds takes a lot out of a person – and Tucker Rule of Thursday has been doing it tour after tour for 25 years. He credits his "mostly vegan" diet with helping him power through and stay healthy.