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 6
Check Out the Re-Opened Jackfruit Cafe
The sorely missed Jackfruit Cafe brick-and-mortar has re-opened in Santa Monica! Stop by for Angela Means’ epic jackfruit burrito, cauliflower wings, and Super Soul Bowl.
Purchase Tickets For SPIRE SOUL
While this event isn’t until December 12, tickets are going fast. Explore the multi-senses interactive art installation at Flutter and meet like-minded vegan entrepreneurs and leaders for a networking event like none other. Tickets can be purchased through SPIRE’s 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!
Saturday, December 7
Interactive Art and Korean Tasting Menu Experience
Titled, “Landslide,” this immersive dining and art show features a display of paintings by artist Michelle Jane Lee accompanied by a multi-course vegan Korean tasting menu prepared by Lee herself. Purchase tickets at Tock.com, or check out the Sung restaurant for a taste of Lee’s cuisine.
Cooking Classes at SunCafé
Sign up to reserve your spot for this entrée-themed vegan cooking course. Dishes include Black-Eyed Pea Soup, Italian White Bean Vegetable Herb Stew, and Lo Mein Veggie Noodles. F.A.K.E. Christmas Hollywood Miss out on those Black Friday deals? Don’t worry—shop the latest in vegan winter wear and holiday looks at this inclusive cruelty-free fashion event. From 12pm-6pm, browse the trends, get a free vegan makeover, and strike a pose for your very own complementary and professional fashion shoot.
Make it a date! This intimate, eight-course vegan dinner will showcase the variety and depth of Chinese and Taiwanese cuisine. Hurry and purchase your tickets—there are only 20 in total.
Sunset Dinner on The Farm
Part animal sanctuary, part high school education program, Kindred Spirits Care Farm is doing things right. Purchase your tickets to this annual fundraiser dinner to interact with all the animal residents on the farm before sitting down to an exquisite, home-cooked, multi-course vegan meal.
Sunday, December 8
Celebrate National Brownie Day
Swing by one (or five) of your favorite vegan bakeries to pick up a box of brownies. Nibble on mint-topped brownie cupcakes at Erin McKenna’s; pick up a Karma Baker peanut butter swirl brownie at Lassen’s, Erewhon, or Real Food Daily; top a cinnamon roll with brownie bits at Cinnaholic; or order a brownie sundae at Cocobella’s.
Baba’s Vegan Cafe Pop-Up
Stop by this Leimert Park area pop-up for one (or four) of its famous flaky veggie patties. Look out for specialities to round out your meal including vegan lasagna, Baba Notyo Nachos, and Baba’s Lentil Soup. The stand is open from 3:30pm-8pm or until sold out.
The Little Green Kitchen Pop-Up
Feast on nachos, tostadas, tacos, and cheesecake at the Brentwood Farmers Market from 9am-2pm!
Vegan Exchange LA
Vegan Exchange (formerly known as Vegan Sunday) 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.
Enjoy Instagrammable eats from LA’s most prestigious pop-ups, including Workaholic, Happiness Capsule, Donut Friend, Señoreata, and more!