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8 Awesome Vegan Things to Do in Chicago This December

From comedy shows to markets bursting with holiday cheer, there are plenty of ways to get in the festive spirit this December.

No Bones Beach Club 1 Year Anniversary

Thursday, December 5th, 4-9pm

No Bones Beach Club // 1943 W. North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Stop by No Bones Beach Club for their one year anniversary party. The first 100 guests will receive a free jackfruit flauta snack and slice of cake from Mindful Baking.

Upbeet + Rooted Vegan Pop-up Market

Saturday, December 7th, noon-5pm

Hangout Lighting // 2100 W. Grand, Chicago, IL 60612

This weekend is the last Upbeet + Rooted Pop-up Market of the year. Curated by mother-daughter duo Diane and Kim, this market features local vegan vendors selling holiday gifts and tasty treats. Tickets are $8 and a portion of the proceeds are donated to Alive Rescue.

Southern Vegan Mashup Buffet

Saturday, December 7th, 12-7pm

Alarmist Brewing // 4055 W. Peterson Ave, Suite Rear, Chicago, IL 60646

SteMartaen and Libby’s Corner have teamed up to bring you the ultimate comfort food event. This all-vegan southern pop-up buffet is the perfect way to end the day after picking up goodies at Upbeet + Rooted Market! The menu features Smothered Chik’n, mac & cheese, cornbread, and more.

House of Ha! Live Comedy Showcase

Thursday, December 12th, 8-9pm

The Chicago House of ‘Za // 1939 Byron St, Chicago, IL 60613

Head to The Chicago House of ‘Za to celebrate their six year anniversary with a night of live comedy. Enjoy vegan pizza, pasta, and sandwiches as you watch vegan stand-up comics.

BIDE Market

Sunday, December 15th, 10am-6pm

Exchange312 // 1714 W. Division, Chicago, IL 60622

Chicago’s first sustainable market returns with a plastic-free, vegan market for all your holiday shopping! A portion of the proceeds from the market will be donated to NRDC, a nonprofit organization on a mission to protect the planet. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at bidemarket.com.

Chicago Vegan Test Kitchen

Sunday, December 15th, 11am-4pm

Emporium Logan Square // 2363 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Chicago Vegan Test Kitchen is celebrating two years with a holiday market! It will be packed with local vegan eats featuring everything from vegan cheese, baked goods, and hot soul food! Admission is free and all are welcome. Stop by before or after shopping at BIDE Market.

Pie, Pie My Darling Pop-up

Every Saturday, 11am-1pm

Pie, Pie My Darling // 2636 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Stop by this vegan sweet shop’s storefront in West Town for cakes, cookies, and more! Pie, Pie My Darling will be expanding their days and hours soon, but for now, you can pick up their treats every Saturday from 11am-1pm.

Sunday Funday Winter Market

Every Sunday, 10am-3pm

Mindful Baking // 4201 N. Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60613

The Sunday Funday Market will run every weekend through March with rotating vendors! All local and vegan of course, this farmers market style event is hosted by Diane, founder and baker of Mindful Baking. Stop by to enjoy vegan desserts, savory eats, and local coffee this winter.

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