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Vegan Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend: December 20-22

We search the web for the best vegan things to do in the city, so you don’t have to. Here’s what’s happening this weekend.

Friday, December 20

Hungry Angelina’s Opening Night

Long Beach

Make your reservation for the opening weekend (or pray for an open seat at the bar) of chef Matthew Kenney’s latest restaurant. The open space is chic yet more casual than Plant Food & Wine. Get hungry for burgers and bao!

Order Your Christmas Tamales

Multiple Locations

No time (or skills) to make Christmas dinner? Check out these local vendors to order your tamales today—really, today, because the deadlines for orders are fast approaching. If you’re headed down south for the holidays, check out the catering options at The Plot in Encinitas.

Plant Power Pop-Up at Besties

East Hollywood

Save yourself a drive to Long Beach and experience the awesomeness of Plant Power Fast Food at Bestie’s Vegan Paradise. From 5pm-8pm, the vegan fast food chain with a cult following will be serving up its “chicken” nugs, fries, burgers, and more.

UNITY Open Mic Night

Leimert Park

Sign up to sing, or just enjoy the vegan food. Head to Hot and Cool Cafe between 7pm-10pm to put your name on the list and enjoy catering from Baba’s Vegan Cafe.

Vegan Pop-Ups in Highland Park

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!

Saturday, December 21

All Vegan Everything Pop-Up at Besties Vegan Paradise

East Hollywood 

Missed the Friday night pop-up? Swing by this all-vegan market between 12pm-4pm to sample eats from Baked Vegan Vixen and Love Amaro Pizzeria.

Long Beach Vegan Social

Long Beach

Grab a brew and some vegan eats from local SoCal vendors at this established community vegan pop-up. Mama’s Tamales, All Vegan Franks, Swamiji, and more will serve their enticing eats at the Hawk Bar from 12pm-5pm.

Sunday, December 22

Holiday Extravaganza

Glassell Park

Soon-to-be brick-and-mortar Just What I Kneaded will be popping up at the Holiday Extravaganza event with her coveted baked goods. Follow her Instagram stories for details.

The Little Green Kitchen Pop-Up

Brentwood

Feast on nachos, tostadas, tacos, and cheesecake at the Brentwood Farmers Market from 9am-2pm!

Vegan Exchange LA

North Hollywood

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.

Smorgasburg

DTLA

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

Tanya Flink

@trainertanya

Tanya Flink is an Orange County journalist willing to run for vegan food. She’s written for several plant-based publications, including VegNews, Organic Authority, EcoSalon, and LIVEKINDLY. She currently serves as the Content Manager for Switch4Good.

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