20 Awesome Vegan Things to Do in L.A. This December
From documentary premieres to events bursting with holiday cheer, there are plenty of ways to get in the festive spirit this December.
Saturday, November 30
This UK-based documentary is coming to LA. Produced by the team at Plant Based News, this new film explores the glorious rise of veganism in the US and the UK. Vegan for the win!
Leaf Over Beef Pop-Up
Saturday, November 30
Leaf Over Beef and Anti-Dairy Social Club have teamed up for a free pop-up event. Head to the Anti-Dairy/vegan flag billboard in Thai Town for eats by Leaf Over Beef, mochi ice cream from imuraya, and Dynasty Donut.
No Eggs or Ham Pop-Up
Sunday, December 1
Before grabbing your double scoop of Pumpkin Cheesecake and Snickerdoodle at Cocobella’s, indulge in a bowl of Uber Umami Vegan Shrimp Lo Mein from the No Eggs or Ham pop-up. The blogging duo will be serving up Asian-inspired eats from 5pm-9pm.
Compton Vegan Pop-Up
Monday, December 2
his soul food favorite is heading down south for an evening pop-up at La Santa in Santa Ana. From 5pm-10pm, get your fill of mac and cheese, collard greens, fried chicken, and other stick-to-your-ribs comfort classics.
The Source Family Dinner at Gratitude Kitchen & Bar
Thursday, December 5
Participate in a guided meditation interspersed with music and celebration before you sit down to this 5-course plant-based meal with CBD pairings. The formal event will be held between 7pm-9pm, but the party runs until midnight.
Saturday, December 7
Make it a date! This intimate, eight-course vegan dinner will showcase the variety and depth of Chinese and Taiwanese cuisine. Reserve your seat now—there are only 20 in total.
Saturday, December 7
Discover the latest in vegan winter wear and holiday looks at this inclusive cruelty-free fashion event. From 12pm-6pm, browse the trends, get a free vegan makeover, and strike a pose for your very own complementary and professional fashion shoot.
Sunset Dinner on The Farm
Saturday, December 7
Part animal sanctuary, part high school education program, Kindred Spirits Care Farm is doing things right. Purchase your tickets to this annual fundraiser dinner to interact with all the animal residents on the farm before sitting down to an exquisite, home-cooked, multi-course vegan meal.
Long Beach Vegan Social
Saturday, December 21
Head down south to The Hawk in Long Beach for the monthly Green Saturday LA social. Savor your fill of vegan street food from a medley of local vendors amongst all the holiday cheer.
Lights & Latkes
Monday, December 23
Celebrate Hannakkah at a private home in the Pacific Palisades with Jewish Veg. Rabbi Jonathan Klein will give a special presentation following the lighting of the menorah and a plant-based feast. Don’t worry, there will be plenty of latkes. Go to jewishveg.org for more infoo.
Vegan Goth Dinner Party
Monday, December 23
Enjoy a vegan feast and The Nightmare Before Christmas performance by the Ceremony Chamber Orchestra.
Beelman's New Year's Eve Celebration
Tuesday, December 31
What better way to ring in the New Year than with plenty of beer, vegan food, and happy random strangers? This year, make plans to actually go and celebrate the dawn of a new decade.
Social Thursdays at Flore Vegan
Bring a buddy to dinner at this Silverlake vegan gem for a generously discounted meal. Every Thursday through the end of the year, the kitchen is offering a package of two entrées, two drinks, and two (incredible) cupcakes for a total of $32.
Vegan Exchange Santa Clarita
Vegan Exchange LA’s sister food fest. Head to Pocock Brewing Co in Santa Clarita every Thursday night between 4-9pm for vegan food and brews.
Vegan Pop-Ups in Highland Park
Every Friday Night
Grab an infant-sized Cena burrito, enjoy it outside on the Block Party patio while sipping one of Jason Eisner’s craft cocktails, and finish the night with a baker’s dozen at Donut Friend. This ritual never gets old.
SunCafe Raw Vegan Cooking Classes
If there’s ever a good time to sharpen your culinary skills, the weeks leading up to the holidays are ideal. Learn to master both raw and cooked dishes every Saturday morning at SunCafe.
The Little Green Kitchen Pop-Up
Feast on nachos, tostadas, tacos, and cheesecake at the Brentwood Farmers Market from 9am-2pm!
Vegan Exchange LA
Vegan Sunday—reincarnated. Same amazing vendors, more inclusive name. Trek to Noho and enjoy a nearly overwhelming variety of vegan street food from all corners of the globe—be that fried mac and cheese bites or traditional Cambodian food. Can’t decide? All the more reason to make this a weekly habit so you can eventually try it all.
Sundays at The Gentle Barn
If you’ve never hugged a cow, you’re missing out. Make your reservation and check this off your bucket list.
Enjoy Instagrammable eats from LA’s most prestigious pop-ups, including Workaholic, Happiness Capsule, Donut Friend, Señoreata, and more! Did we miss something? Email us at email@example.com so we can include it on an upcoming weekly things to article.
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