Vegan Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend: October 11-13
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, October 11
Awareness Film Festival (Friday-Sunday)
Awareness Film Festival highlights a multitude of indie flicks and documentaries with a purpose. With films focused on sustainability, beauty standards, poverty, and more, this 10-day festival will bring attention to topics you’ve never before considered. Make sure to catch the film #PowerPlant on Sunday, October 13 which explores the possibility of a plant-based society.
Vegan Pop-Ups in Highland Park
Come for the tequila at Block Party, stay for the wide array of vegan Mexican food, and continue to stay for more tequila.
Saturday, October 12
OC Vegan Night Market
Free entry, vinyl DJ, nighttime vibes, and plenty upon plenty of vegan food vendors!
SunCafe Raw Vegan Cooking Class
Weekends are the perfect time for learning a new skill. Join Chef Ron at SunCafe for a raw vegan cooking class.
Sunday, October 13
Vegan Exchange Singles Mixer
It’s like ChristianMingle.com, only with vegans instead of christians, a festival instead of a website, a lot less fees, and did you say SWAG BAGS?! Sign me up (just don’t tell my girlfriend)!
Breezy October weather, open brewery aesthetics, and family-friendly costume contests are paired with a plethora of plant-based vendors!
The Little Green Kitchen
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!
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