Jewel, Perez Hilton, Assorted Fitness Gurus Come to Kroger's Wellness Your Way Festival at the Convention Center

The fest is supposed to be "a life-altering weekend experience to kick-start your journey to a healthy lifestyle"

click to enlarge Jewel - Photo: Provided by Game Day PR
Photo: Provided by Game Day PR
Jewel

Kroger is bringing its Wellness Your Way Festival back to the Duke Energy Convention Center with a big ol' roster of health and fitness celebs, wellness experts and Jewel, the singer-songwriter and fest co-founder.

The stated goal of Wellness Your Way is that it is "a life-altering weekend experience to kick-start your journey to a healthy lifestyle." Held Oct. 11-13, the convention center will be broken into different zones focused on things like cooking, education, fitness, nutrition, etc. 

click to enlarge Perez Hilton - Photo: Provided by Game Day PR
Photo: Provided by Game Day PR
Perez Hilton

Celebrities slated to appear (and their Kroger-provided descriptions) include:

There will also be a musical competition called The Opening Act, which invites undiscovered artists to perform in front of a panel of judges (including Jewel), and a Bee-U-Tique Expo in collaboration with the Queen Bee Half Marathon expo. 

Jewel's Never Broken Foundation is the official charity of the Wellness Your Way Festival.

The fest starts at 11 a.m. Oct. 11, 12 and 13. Tickets are $10 per day; $25 for a three-day pass; $35 for a three-day VIP pass.

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