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20 Awesome Vegan Things To Do in Los Angeles This September

In LA, does the shift of seasons actually signify a change in weather patterns? Definitely not, but we’ll continue to use fall as an excuse to justify our purchases of pumpkin spice lattes, hot chocolate, and cinnamon rolls! Now that we’ve justified our sweets addiction, here’s this month’s stacked itinerary.

Vegan Labor Day Brunch

Sunday, September 1

Vegan brunch hosted by Green Saturday with savory Cuban food by Lobo Cuban Food and sweets from Mi Kasa Vegana.

 

Vegan Sunday: Night Time Edition

Sunday, September 1

It’s like normal Vegan Sunday, but at night, ya dig? From 4-10pm, stroll Bakman Ave in NOHO looking for your next food and Instagram story victim. Night owls rejoice!

 

Vegan District at the Pike Outlets

Saturday, September 7

Vegan pop-ups, food trucks, and artisans gather for this free event at The Pike Outlets!

 

OC Vegan Fest Downtown Santa Ana

Sunday, September 8

VegOut’s joining forces with our friends at OC Vegan Village (the people behind Munchies Diner) to host an epic, 25-vendor event in Downtown Santa Ana! Come for good vibes, good food, and good-er people. Yeah, I said good-er. End section!

 

Vegan Bridal Faire

Sunday, September 8

A one-of-a-kind expo highlighting the brands and professionals behind plant-based weddings. They’ll be sharing resources for vegan makeup, accessories, caterers, and pretty much everything needed to make your wedding day one hundred percent plant-based.

 

Vegan Wine Dinner

Friday, September 13

Enjoy a six course plant-based meal, alongside complimentary wine pairings, at the Kimpton Everly Hotel in Hollywood.

 

LA Street Food Fest

Saturday, September 14

Live music, open air, vegan food, and plenty of drinks make this a perfect destination for a night out in Downtown.

 

Vegan Kickback & Cook-Off

Sunday, September 15

Vegan KickBack will pit Munchies Diner, Jades Vegan Sushi, Lobo Cuba Food, and other SoCal vendors against each other in an epic “knife fight,” aka an Iron Chef-like showdown between chefs. VegOut’s founder, Maggie, will be one of the judges. Grab a beer, order from your favorite pop-up, and enjoy the competition!

 

Veg Speed Date

Sunday, September 5

Meet the love of your life or have fun trying.

 

La Raggae Vegan Fest

Sunday, September 15

Head to MacArthur Park for vegan food, talks on compassion, and reggae acts from Jamaica, SoCal, and St. Croix.

 

Flow + Flavor

Sunday, September 22

Wake up your body with rooftop yoga at ROW DTLA accompanied by some of the city’s best views, then head downstairs to tear up Smorgasburg’s array of indulgent eats!

 

Verano Vegano Fest

Sunday, August 29

Over 30 plant based vendors join forces in Downey to bring you a relaxing Sunday of food, drinks, and more food.

 

African Vegan

Multiple Days

Experience an evening of intimate dining, accommodating hosting, and handcrafted vegan food inspired by the cuisines of several different African countries.

 

OC Vegan Village Meatless Mondays

Every Monday

Who said Mondays where boring? OC Vegan Village is bringing excitement to the beginning of the week with their Meatless Mondays series, featuring a rotating list of vegan vendors each week.

 

Vegan Valley Meatless Mondays

Every Monday Starting September 9

Starting September 9th, head to the valley every Monday from 5-10pm for Meatless Mondays! The lineup includes vendors such as Evolution Burger, The Fancy Taco, Conscience Alignment, Black Willow Coffee, and more!

 

Vegan Pop-Ups in Highland Park

Every Friday Night

Come for the tequila at Block Party, stay for the wide array of vegan Mexican food, and continue to stay for more tequila.

 

Suncafe Raw Vegan Cooking Classes

Studio City

Weekends are the perfect time for learning a new skill. Join Chef Ron at SunCafe every Saturday for raw vegan cooking classes.

 

Vegan Sunday

Every Sunday

Four years ago, we could’ve never imagined we’d get the chance to enjoy juicy burgers and fried chicken sandwiches. One year ago, we could’ve never imagined we’d be able to get those things every week. Today, we’re reclaiming our childhood favorites every weekend at Vegan Sunday.

 

Sundays at the Gentle Barn

Every Sunday

Kick it with the animals you save from enjoying a plant-based diet at The Gentle Barn.

 

Smorgasburg

Every Sunday

Enjoy Instagrammable eats from LA’s most prestigious pop-ups, including Workaholic, Happiness Capsule, Donut Friend, Señoreata, and more!

Ryan Tempfer

@ryantempfer

Ryan is a cook, writer, and musician born and raised in Tampa, FL. With years of recipe testing for his Asian-American food blog, No Eggs or Ham, behind him, he strives to sharpen the image of vegan food by highlighting chefs who push the boundaries of plant-based cuisine. Unlike the advice your mom lent you, he encourages you to play with your food every chance you get!

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