Vegan Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend: May 17-19
Clear skies and a plethora of pop-ups make this a bonafide LA weekend.
Friday, May 17
Vegan Pop-Ups in Highland Park
Friday nights in Highland Park are a walk through vegan wonderland, complete with ice cream slides, horchata rivers, and quesadilla mountains. Okay, that doesn’t entirely make sense, but you get the idea—York St is a site to behold for any plant-based foodie.
Vegan Pop-Up and Open Mic
Plant-based comfort food, a live DJ, and a chance to tell your story—try out that slam poem or test out some jokes at this local event in Leimert Park.
Saturday, May 18
Saw our article about Munchies Diner opening in OC and wished they were opening in Los Angeles? Boom! OC Vegan Village will be hosting them at their pop-up event in LA. Catch all your diner favorites!
Eat Love Pop-Up at Cocobella Creamery
Head to Hollywood for some vegan fried chicken from Eat Love and ice cream from Cocobella Creamery.
Vegan Pop-Ups at BESTIES
SoCal vendors join East Hollywood’s BESTIES—an all-vegan convenience store specializing in quick, easy, and affordable bites—for a midday excursion. Follow their Instagram page for updates on upcoming events!
Hesspea's Plant Based Cooking Class
A hands-on and vibrant cooking class in which attendees connect to a variety of ethnic cultures through food and music.
Transition to Vegan Workshop
A detail-oriented, early day workshop focused on the transition from a standard American diet to a vegan lifestyle.
Hinterhof's all Vegan German Brunch
Highland Park (Saturday & Sunday)
Just a couple months after opening, Hinterhof is meshing German and American cuisines into one, cohesive eye-popping brunch menu. Some standout items include their Pretzel Bread French Toast and Schnitzel and Waffles, which is akin to a German take on chicken and waffles. If you’re ready for a lavish brunch you’ll never forget, Hinterhof is your weekend destination.
Sunday, May 19
Vegan By El Zamorano
El Zamorano’s authentic plant-based Mexican cuisine is complemented by a variety of rotating vendors’ food, frequently including burgers, pizza, tamales, and more!
Every vegan’s favorite weekly affair bursts into the summer with extended hours and just as many must-try noms.
Wellness and Yoga Workshop
Community get-together focused on uplifting one another through culture, inclusiveness, and wellness.
The Little Green Kitchen Pop-Up
Feast on nachos, tostadas, tacos, and cheesecake at the Brentwood Farmers Market from 9am-2pm!
Enjoy Instagrammable eats from LA’s most prestigious pop-ups, including Workaholic, Happiness Capsule, Donut Friend, Señoreata, and more!
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