We search the web for the best vegan things to do in the city, so you don’t have to. Here’s your list for November!
1. VegOut Vegan Food Drive
All Month Long
VegOut Los Angeles is teaming up with LA vegan restaurants and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to host a vegan food drive for the month of November. Help us pack the food bank with vegan food by dropping off vegan non-perishables at participating restaurants all November long! Not only will you be helping feed people in need, you’ll receive a discount for your donation at select restaurants.
2. Vegan Friday Nights @ Cosmic Brewery
Head down to Torrance for craft beer, vegan eats, and telescopic views.
3. Vegan Earth Cafe Pop-Up
Vegan Earth Cafe, a brand new vegan Persian fusion pop-up, will be serving Wet Gyro Tacos, Saffron Sweet n’ Sour Berry Rice, and more at Block Party Highland Park from 6:30-9pm.
4. Vinyasa & Vino
Join Drunken Lotus at Block Party Highland Park for their last event of the year!
5. Art, Beats, & Plant-Based Eats
Head to Rancho Cucamonga for a pop-up art gallery, music, and vegan food from Veggie Connection Eats.
6. Celebration for the Turkeys
Join Farm Sanctuary as they celebrate life. The event includes a Thanksgiving-themed vegan lunch, presentation by Farm Sanctuary, feeding of the turkeys ceremony, and sanctuary time.
Green Saturday, LBVegan, and Vegans From Mars present VegPop at State Brewing Co. in Gardena. The event is dog- and family-friendly and will feature beer, music, and vegan food. Food vendors include: ManEatingPlant, Alchemy Organica, Frozen Fruit Co, Jades Vegan Sushi, and Baked Vegan Sweets.
8. Vegan Kickback
Carnivores2Vegan is hosting a vegan hangout at Old Stump Brewing Co. There will be vegan food, music, and mingling.
9. Kickstart Your Vegan Business
Are you interested in starting a vegan business? This workshop will help you kickstart your business by helping you validate, prioritize, and market your business.
10. Vegan Sweets Con
Vegan Sweets Con is all things vegan sweets and a little savory too! Head down to Long Beach to sample vegan cookies, ice cream, and more.
11. Mort & Betty’s Vegan Deli Pop-Up
Mort & Betty’s Jewish vegan deli will be holding their first pop-up in front of Block Party Highland Park on November 11. They’ll be serving vegan lox bagels with cream cheese and more!
12. Southern Fried Vegan All-You-Can-Eat Thanksgiving Buffet
Join Southern Fried Vegan at Yorkshire Square Brewery for a holiday feast. The menu includes: Fried Chickun, Fried Turky, BBQ Beef, BBQ Chickun, BBQ Beans, Mac N Cheeze, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Country Gravy, Southern Yams, Stuffing, Jambalaya, Cajun Corn, Collared Greens, Coleslaw, and more!
13. A Gentle Thanksgiving
Celebrate Thanksgiving with The Gentle Barn! Spend the evening feeding turkeys, eating delicious gourmet vegan food, and participating in a Native American Drum Circle.
14. Free Community Thanksgiving @ Cafe Gratitude
Join Cafe Gratitude (Larchmont) for their free annual Thanksgiving meal. The dinner is first come, first served and donations will be raised for Safe Place for Youth.
15. No Turkey, No Problem: Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner @ Beelman’s
Celebrate Thanksgiving with a plant-based menu by Chef Caroline Concha. The menu includes Field Roast Stuffed Celebration Roast, Chickpea Loaf, Chicken Drumsticks, Brussels Sprouts, Mashed Potatoes, Curried Sweet Potato Tots, Spiced Cranberry Sauce, Yam Bisque, Pumpkin Pie, and more!
16. Green Saturday Cruelty-Free Vegan Marketplace
Shop vegan, cruelty-free apparel, food, art, skincare, and accessories vendors all in one place! There will also be pet adoptions.
17. Tofurky Trot & Vegan Food Fest
Come run off all the Thanksgiving food in this 5k fun run! The race is family-friendly and will be followed by a vegan food fest. The food fest will feature vendors and speakers.
18. Wild Cheeses Workshop
Learn to make vegan cheese! In this workshop, you’ll learn how to make plant-based cheeses from scratch.
19. Live Cajun Music + Home-Style Cajun Vegan Dinner
Join Krimsey’s for an evening of live music from The High Lie Cajun Band and a 100% vegan cajun menu, including favorites such as Cajun Jambalaya, New Orleans Poboy, Hushpuppies, French Quarter Beignets, and more!
20. Veggie Fam Vegan Pop-Up
Veggie Fam pops up every Tuesday at the Silver Lake Farmers Market. Stop by for some vegan Hot Fried Chick’n sandwiches, Impossible Burgers, Cheezy Waffle Fries, and more!
21. SunCafe Vegan & Raw Food Cooking Class
Want to learn a new skill? Check out SunCafe’s raw food vegan cooking class, part of their weekly series happening every Saturday. Classes are 90 minutes and cost $30 at the door.
22. Vegan Sunday by Vegan Street Fair
This weekly 100% vegan market features vegan food, drinks, shopping, and more! Click here for an updated list of vendors. And don’t forget to bring your vegan non-perishables to donate! Vegan Sunday will be collecting food every Sunday in November as part of our vegan food drive.
23. Vegan by El Zamorano Pop-Up
If you’re in OC, head to Santa Ana for Vegan by El Zamorano’s weekly vegan pop-up. It happens every Sunday from noon-4pm and features plant-based Mexican food, plus a variety of other vegan vendors each week! Make sure to follow Vegan by El Zamorano for updates and each weekend’s vendor list.
24. Vegan Eats @ Smorgasburg LA
Head to Smorgasburg LA for some vegan noms. Vegan vendors include: Cena Vegan, Senoreata, Madame Shugah, Donut Friend, and more!
25. The Gentle Barn Tours
The Gentle Barn hosts public tours every Sunday between 10am-2pm. You’ll be able to hang out with the animals and see all the amazing work this nonprofit is doing. Click here to purchase your tickets.