26 Awesome Vegan Things to Do in L.A. This February
Thanks to the leap year, we’ve got one more day in February to do all the vegan things!
Vuture Food Grand Opening
Celebrate this pop-up’s first brick-and-mortar store on Saturday with twenty percent off your entire order. The kitchen will be serving up its popular plant-based junk food—from Chik’n Sandwiches to Loaded Fries, Hot Wings, and more. You’ll find the shop inside of Nuda Juice Shop in San Pedro. It’s open from 11am-6pm every day.
Green Saturday Pre-Valentine’s Day Vegan Market
Browse from over thirty vegan-friendly vendors at this community-minded brewery. Common Space Brewers is open to the public (including kids and dogs!) for all to peruse the vegan eats, sweets, cosmetics, accessories, and gifts on display. The free event runs from 12pm-5pm, but arrive early because the first 20 attendees will receive complimentary swag bags!
Soulful Saturday at Besties Vegan Paradise
Get your Soul food fix from 12-4pm while Midwest Soul Food pops up at this all-vegan grocer.
Super Vegan Sunday
If you only attend this weekly food and craft fair once a year, now is the time to go. Every food and beverage vendor is required to offer a vegan option on this special day—and no, water doesn’t count. Return to your favorite vegan vendor—such as Cena or Donut Friend—or try out an omni vendor to see if they can compete on the plant-based field. The event runs from 10am-4pm, giving you plenty of time to grab a snack before the big game.
Brunch With Besties
Grab an Instagram-worthy acai bowl or savory sandwich from 11am-3pm at Besties Vegan Paradise before the kickoff on Super Bowl Sunday.
Yoga at Lulu’s Vegan Co-Op
Enjoy an invigorating one-hour Vinyassa flow session at this artist’s collective. After, mention the event for $5 off any vegan purchase!
Long Beach Monday Night Market on the Promenade
Join this street fair/farmers’ market hybrid every Monday night starting at 5pm. Vendors range each week, but the event promises plenty of vegan eats. In between bites, enjoy the live music, family-friendly games, and local artisans.
Learn to Cook Vegan from a Magical Fairy Chef
Master the basics of vegan cuisine and more following the guide of Krystal, a self-proclaimed magical fairy chef. Expect an evening of joy and whimsy while sampling incredible vegan dishes. Tickets can be purchased at createher.com.
Pop Up Grocer
February 7 – March 1
This traveling pop-up vegan-friendly grocery store is coming to Los Angeles starting February 7. Stop by and shop your favorite natural foods brands.
Vegan Goth Dinner Party
Sick and tired of all the cutesy hearts and overly sentimental themes of Valentine’s Day? This hardcore three-course dinner and show is just for you. Reserve your seat at Vegan Goth Dinner Party on Eventbrite.
Book Your Vegan Valentine’s Day Dinner
LA-area restaurants are setting up special prix-fixe menus to help you get in the mood this Valentine’s Day. Check out Crossroads, Cafe Gratitude, and Plant Food and Wine, among others. But hurry! Reservations are sure to go fast!
Central Coast VegFest
Head to San Luis Obispo for a day full of vegan food, speakers, and mingling with other like-minded people. Check out ccveg.org for the full lineup of vendors and speakers.
Spiritual Block Party
Shake off those winter blues and feel alive again at this grounding festival. From 10am-10pm at the Joy of Sharing Community Center in Norwalk, participants will be treated to healing experiences, vegan cooking demonstrations, chakra activations, and more. Hungry? Vegan food trucks will be standing by!
KW Vegan Fair
Every Sunday (starting February 16)
Yes, there are vegan options in Orange County. Back by popular demand, this community market just outside of Kannibis Works in Santa Ana features some of your favorite LA vendors alongside Long Beach and OC hidden gems. Stop by from 11am-4pm to eat your fill.
Dance for a greener future! The Hammer Museum is promoting climate justice through social advocacy in the form of an eco-friendly, vegan dance party. Cena Vegan will be on-site to provide vegan fuel so you can dance all night long—or at least from 5pm-8pm, the duration of the event.
Nutrient Myths of a Vegan Diet Seminar
Bring your stubborn omnivore friend or family member to this free educational event at the Mother’s Market in Signal Hill. If they’re not convinced by the talk, the vegan options at Mother’s will surely do the trick.
Legends of Change Book Party
Celebrate vegan women leaders at this exclusive book event. Rub elbows with some of the top vegan entrepreneurs, athletes, and changemakers while enjoying vegan slices from The Pizza Plant and cocktails from Dr. Brew Kombucha and Dulce Vida Tequilla. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the nonprofit Switch4Good. Reserve your spot on the Legends of Change event page on Facebook.
Head down to the OC for SoCal’s plant-based music festival. Munchie’s Vegan Diner has curated a tantalizing vegan menu featuring the restaurant’s greatest hits. Purchase your tickets on the Vegan Village Presents 222 Ticketmaster page.
Mardi Gras Party at Krimsey’s
Embrace the spirit of Fat Tuesday and dig into a generous slice of king’s cake at this all-vegan cajun eatery. The restaurant will be decked out in decorations accompanied by a live Cajun band and a live stream from the epicenter of Mardi Gras—the French Quarter in New Orleans. Stop by from 6pm-10pm to join in the festivities.
Fat Tuesday Beer Dinner
Raise a glass at the Broxton Brew with a six-course tasting menu. Vegan options include Hoppin’ John, Panzanella Salad, Porcini Dirty Rice, King Cake, beer tastings, and more. Tickets are available through the Broxton Brew page on Eventbrite.
Cajun Music Night at Krimsey’s
Enjoy live music while scarfing down your po’ boy and brownie-filled beignets. The band will be jammin’ from 6:30pm-9pm.
Eat Pray Namaste
Think of this as a mindful eating group coaching session. Learn to truly enjoy and savor your food as vegan chef Dori Lancaster and mindfullness expert Dana Byerlee walk you through a delicious spread of vegan food. Tickets are available on the Eat Pray Namaste Eventbrite page.
Vegan Pop-Ups in Highland Park
Come for a cocktail at Block Party, stay for mouthwatering vegan street food vendors, and cap off the night with a midnight donut at Donut Friend. The party starts at 6pm and rages until 12am!
Cooking Classes at SunCafe
Learn from the pros at this morning vegan cooking class. February’s lineup includes Russian, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern-themed cuisines.
This weekly Sunday food and craft market is back after a short winter break. Look forward to your vegan favorites such as Cena Vegan, Madame Shugah, and the new and vegan-friendly Burmese Please.
Vegan Exchange LA
Vegan Exchange is Vegan Street Fair’s weekly vegan market. From 11am-5pm, stroll Bakman Ave in NOHO looking for your next food and Instagram story victim.
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