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Santa Cruz VegFest

Water front view of Cocoanut Grove

Santa Cruz’s First VegFest is happening this April!

This event is sponsored by New Leaf Community Markets, Vegan Outreach, and more!

There will be:

  • Restaurants, food exhibitors, and free sampling!

  • Cruelty-free fashion and beauty exhibitors!

  • Notable speakers discussing topics in health, nutrition, environmentalism, animal welfare, and compassion.

  • Kids’ activities.

  • Opportunities to get involved with non-profit organizations.

All of this is included, in addition to swag bags for the first 100 guests!  Be sure to get one and grab an extra special treat from StarLite Cuisine.

Additionally, they are making an effort to make this an environmentally sustainable event, which we fully support!

Santa Cruz VegFest Logo

Green Saturday LA – Halftoberfest

Halftoberfest

Green Saturday LA is back again and they are hosting a Vegan Oktoberfest Party! Come out for delicious vegan food, beer, music & giveaways! Food vendors will be also offering special German & Oktoberfest themed dishes!

This event is all-ages and dog friendly! 🐶

For a free goodie bag be sure to be one of the first 10 attendees (included is a gift from StarLite Cuisine)!

Seattle VegFest 2019

Vegetarians of Washington logo

The annual Seattle VegFest is here again!  There’s so much to do, you’ll want to buy tickets for both days!  You’ll be able to taste over 500 different free samples, watching cooking demonstrations by chefs, and get information about health and nutrition from medical doctors.  Choose from a huge selection of books and cookbooks.  There will also be a special kids section with clowns, fun, and more!

If you join Vegetarians of Washington at Vegfest you’ll receive a free deluxe tote bag filled with free food and coupons, plus a free cookbook!

Woman and man sampling ice cream

3rd Annual Vegan Mac Down – Chicago

Macaroni Noodle with Event Details

Come out to Chicago’s 3rd Annual Vegan Mac Down!

Attendees will be able to sample all entries and vote for the winner.  Chefs will be bringing their best recipes to compete!

Buy your tickets here!

Animal Place – Meat Out Event

A cow in the grass, text: Meat Out Event March 23

Come join us at Animal Place’s annual Meat Out event!

There will be free samples of StarLite Cuisine Taquitos and Rolled Tacos, as well as other delicious options!

This is a great event for families, vegans, and those who are “veg-curious”.  Buy your ticket here!


Animal Place “provides refuge to hundreds of neglected farmed animals. In addition to permanent sanctuary, Animal Place’s Rescue Ranch is a 60-acre adoption center, placing needy farmed animals into permanent homes.” (website).

Goat siting on a rock

Ella the Goat!

Western University Vegan Challenge

Vegan Fraternity X Sorority Challenge

Western University is hosting their first Fraternity & Sorority Vegan Challenge!  For one week, 40 students will go vegan.  They will have food provided by generous sponsors and be competing in various tasks.

Stay up to date with the Vegan Society (and this challenge) on their Instagram and Facebook!

6th Annual Vegan Mac Down

Bay Area Vegan Mac Down with Giant Macaroni Noodle

6th Annual Vegan Mac Down hosted by Factory Farming Awareness Coalition!

This annual mac n’ cheese cook-off between local chefs is one you can’t miss!

Attendees will be able to:

– Sample all entries and vote for their favorite, prizes will be awarded to 1st & 2nd place
– Check out local food & craft vendors
– Enter a raffle full of awesome prizes
– Enjoy free samples, yum!

Tickets are $12 in advance – $15 at the door.

5 sample cups of vegan mac n cheese

Photo by Michelle Cehn

Vegan Fashion Show

Fashion show girls sketched with food as clothes

Celebrate Plant-Based Living at a Vegan Fashion Show!  Free vegan food will be available!  You can sample vegan ice cream, popcorn, non-dairy milks, vegan wedding cake, and the world’s largest vegan sub sandwich!

Green Saturday LA Pre-Valentine’s Day Market

Green Saturday logo with hearts

Looking for the perfect vegan & cruelty free Valentines gift? Look no further!  Green Saturday is back, and just in time to get a gift for your special someone.

There will also be FREE gift bags!  Free swag bags will be given to early arrivals. (Must be one of the first 30 adult attendees with a paid pre-sale ticket. One bag per person.)

Get your tickets here!

Green Saturday LA Flyer