International Vegan Festivals Calendar 2017

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There are vegan festivals in many countries. Now you can visit a new town or country, enjoy every meal, make new friends, and have a fantastic time! (last updated 23 July 2017)

Vegan Summer Camp, south-west France, 24 June - 2 September 2017

At Les Cigales campsite, Moliets-Plage. Organic vegan food, surf, yoga, cooking classes. Facebook Vegan Surf Camp (English) and vegansurfcamp.com (French, English, German) and envegansummercamp.wordpress.com (English)

Isle of Wight Vegan Festival, England, 28-30 July 2017

Facebook Isle of Wight Vegan Festival

Bury Vegan Fair, Lancashire, England, 29 July 2017

Saturday 10.00-17.00 at Bury Christian Fellowship, Manna House, Irwell Street BL9 0HE. 40 stalls and a cafe area.
And nearby Mind and Body yoga studio and alternative therapies centre/Zen vegetarian cafe at 52 Bolton Street BL9 0LL. Talks and yoga in 2 rooms.
Also at Gronn vegan/eco hair salon, 64 Bolton Street BL9 0LL. Films in back room. facebook.com/Bury-Vegan-Fair-1016894928429983

Milton Keynes Vegan Festival, England, 29 July 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at Trinity Centre Fishermead Boulevard, Fishermead MK6 2LA. facebook.com/MKVeganFest2017

Vegan Camp, South Wales, 29 July - 13 August 2017

At Bank Farm Leisure, Gower Peninsula. Come for any length of time from a day visit to the full two weeks. Camp, stay in luxury holiday accommodation, or nearby in hotels, guesthouses or hostels. Activities could include communal meals, singing, going to the beach, walks in the countryside, picnics, visiting local places, circus skills workshops, first aid lessons, raw and wild food workshops, rock climbing, surfing, orienteering, meditation, talent shows, yoga etc. Children welcome. www.vegancamp.co.uk

Animal Rights National Conference, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 3-6 August 2017

At the Hilton Mark Center, just outside Washington D.C. The world's largest and longest-running annual animal rights gathering, since 1981. More than 60 speakers from 100 organizations. www.arconference.org

Bradford All-Vegan Festival, Yorkshire, England, 5 August 2017

Saturday 10.00-17.00 at Victoria Hall, Saltaire BD18 3JS. facebook.com/bradfordveganfestival

Raw Fest UK, Berkshire, England, 10 - 13 August 2017

Thursday 15.00 - Sunday 17.00 near Ascot. Raw, vegan, organic food. Wild foraging walks. Talks on health, nutrition and healing. Raw food demos. Yoga, meditation, dance and sound workshops. Massage, healing, therapies and readings. Live music, acoustic, DJs. Kids activities. No alcohol, drugs or junk food. Weekend camping ticket £95. Day ticket £25, online £30. Under-18 free. Facebook Raw Fest 2017 and www.rawfestuk.com

Liverpool Viva! Vegan Festival, England, 12 August 2017

Saturday 10.00-17.00 at two venues:
110 stalls at two venues: The Bluecoat, 24 School Lane L1 3BX and The Friends Meeting House, 22 School Lane L1 3BT. viva.org.uk/festivals/liverpool-2017

15th International Satvik Vegan Festival, Karnataka, India, 12-13 August 2017

Saturday to Tuesday at Sthitaprajna (Simplicity, Solitude, Silence), Hoseri, Yeljit Village, Byndoor-576214, Udupi Dist. www.vgan.in/vegan_festival

Vegan Health and Lifestyle, West Midlands, England, 19 August 2017

Saturday 10.30-16.00 at Stourbridge Town Hall, Crown Lane DY8 1YE. Stalls, food, lifestyle products, information, films and talks. facebook.com/veganhealthandlifestyle

Chester Vegan Festival, England, 20 August 2017

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at Queen Hotel, 63 City Road CH1 3AH. facebook.com/events/209394202857023

20 August 2017, 3rd Vegan Summer Fest, Gent, Belgium

Sunday 11.00-21.00 at ArtCube, Hurstweg 8, Galveston, 9000 Gent. Food stalls, shops, infomarket, demos, talks, expo and music. Facebook Vegan Summer Fest 2017 and vegansummerfest.be

Teen VGN Summer Camp, Port Talbot, Wales, 21-26 August 2017

Margam Discovery Centre SA13 2UA. teenvgn.com/camp

10th Berlin Vegan Summerfest, Germany, 25-27 August 2017

Friday-Sunday at Alexanderplatz. Food, live music, speakers, stalls and a children area. www.veganes-sommerfest-berlin.de (English and German). See also berlin-vegan.org

Bolton Vegan Fair, Lancashire, England, 26 August 2017

Saturday 10.00-18.00 at Victoria Halls Bolton BL1 2AS. In partnership with Viva! facebook.com/events/775052085970449

Cheltenham Vegan Fair, Gloucestershire, England, 26 August 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, GL50 1QA. Facebook Cheltenham Vegan Fair 2017

3rd Colchester Vegan Fair, Essex, England, 27 August 2017

Sunday 12.00-16.00 at Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street CO1 1NF. Stalls, vegan bar. Facebook Colchester Vegan Fair

Vegfest 2017, Jordan Fields SP, Brazil, 30 August - 3 September 2017

Wednesday to Sunday. Speakers include Ingrid Newkirk (PETA), Sharon Nunez (Animal Equality Spain). vegfest.com.br

North East Vegan Festival, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, England, 3 September 2017

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at Gateshead International Stadium NE10 0EF. facebook.com/events/220124871772645

Leicester Vegan Market, England, 3 September 2017

Facebook Leicester Vegan Market - Sept 3rd

7th International Animal Rights Conference, Luxembourg, 7-10 September 2017

at Kulturfabrik, 116 rue de Luxembourg, L-4221 Esch-sur-Alzette. For animal rights activists and all who care about animals and the environment, who want to learn more about animal rights in theory and practice. Exhibits, lectures, workshops, vegan meals. www.ar-conference.com

New Forest Vegan Festival, Hampshire, England, 9 September 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at Brockenhurst College, Lyndhurst Road SO42 7ZE. facebook.com/newforestveganfestival

Veggie World Dusseldorf, Germany, 9-10 September 2017

veggieworld.de/event/duesseldorf

Sheffield Vegan Festival, England, 10 September 2017

Sunday 10.30-16.30 at The Cutlers Hall, Church Street S1 1HG. Facebook Sheffield VEGAN Festival 2017

7th Vegan Fest, Bologna, Italy, 8-11 September 2017

Friday to Monday, at the Bolognafiere exhibition district, Padiglione 30, entrance on Piazza Costituzione e Michelino. An entirely vegan event held under the umbrella of the Sana natural living, organic, health and wellbeing expo. In 2016 there were 45,000 visitors, the biggest vegan event in Europe. www.veganfest.it (Italian and English) and Facebook facebook.com/VeganFestExpo (Italian) and www.sana.it (Italian and English)

London Viva! Vegan Festival, England, 16 September 2017

Saturday 11.00-18.00 next to Wembley Stadium at The Drum at Wembley, Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ. 200 stalls, cafe, 5 big rooms of talks and cookery demos. viva.org.uk/festivals/london-wembley-2017

Newcastle Vegan Fair, 16 September 2017

Saturday 10.00-15.00 in the city centre at Brunswick Methodist Church, Brunswick Place NE1 7BJ. Entry £2. Facebook Newcastle Vegan Fair

Portsmouth Vegan Festival, England, 17 September 2017

Sunday 11.00-17,00 at Portsmouth Guildhall PO1 2AB. facebook.com/events/584071988457739

Hull Vegan Festival, England, 23 September 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at Jubilee Central, 62 King Edward Street HU1 3SQ. facebook.com/hullveganfestival

8th Chicago VeganMania, USA, 23 September 2017

Saturday 10.00-17.00 at Broadway Armory, 5917 N Broadway. chicagoveganmania.com

Dublin Vegfest, Ireland, 23-24 September 2017

Sunday 11.00-17.00 at Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8. dublinvegfest.com and Facebook Dublin Vegfest 2017

National Veg Food and Lifestyle Festival, Manchester, England, 30 September 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Audacious Church, Trinity Way M3 7BD. national-veg-food-and-lifestyle-festival.co.uk and Facebook National Veg Food and Lifestyle Festival

Veggie World Zurich, Switzerland, 29 Sep - 1 Oct 2017

veggieworld.de/event/zuerich

3rd Bali Vegan Festival, Indonesia, 6-8 October 2017

Friday to Sunday at Down to Earth Paradiso, Ubud. Organic, macrobiotic and raw vegan food. Music, yoga, dancing, lectures, workshops. baliveganfestival.com

Live a Better Life Student Vegan Fair, Liverpool, England, 7 October 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at Mountford Hall L3 5TR. facebook.com/events/1313714035368301

VON Vegan Abundance Festival, Manchester, England, 7 October 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Hulme Community Garden Centre, 28 Old Birley St, St Georges M15 5RG. Facebook VON Vegan Abundance Festival 2017

Brighton Viva! Vegan Festival, England, 7-8 October 2017

Sat-Sun 11.00-17.00 at Hilton Hotel Metropole, Kings Road BN1 2FU. 100 stalls, 10 caterers. Entry £5, under-16 free. viva.org.uk/festivals/brighton-2017 and facebook.com/Brighton-Viva-Vegan-Festival-1721867938059104

Veggie World Munich, Germany, 7-8 October 2017

veggieworld.de/event/muenchen

16th Veggie Pride Paris 7-8 October 2017

facebook.com/veggiepride.paris
Plan your travel, accommodation and where to eat vegan with www.vegetarianparis.com - Vegetarian Paris guidebook and ebook

Irish Vegan Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 14 October 2017

Saturday 10.30-17.00 at New Waterfront Hall BT1 3WH. irishveganfestival.com

Veggie World Paris, France 14-15 October 2017

Sat-Sun at Le Centquatre, 5 rue Curial, 19th arrondissement. veggieworld.de/event/paris-2

Ipswich Vegan Festival, 15 October 2017

Sunday 10.00-16.00 at Ipswich Town Football Club, Portman Road IP1 2DA Facebook Ipswich Vegan Festival

Ipswich Vegan Festival, England, 15 October 2017

Sunday 10.00-16.00 at Ipswich Town Football Club, Portman Road IP1 2DA facebook.com/ipswichveganfestival

VegfestUK London, England, 21-22 October 2017

Sat 11.00-18.00, Sun 10.00-17.00 at Olympia Exhibition Centre, Hammersmith Road, West Kensington W14 8UX. Over 200 stalls. 11 rooms of talks and films running all day. Vegetarian Guides will have a stall, come and talk to us. london.vegfest.co.uk

Veggie World Bruseels, Belgium, 21-22 October 2017

veggieworld.de/event/bruessel

Scottish Vegan Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 22 October 2017

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at The Corn Exchange, 10 New Market Road EH14 1RJ. scottishveganfestival.com

Veggie World Hannover, Germany 28-29 October 2017

veggieworld.de/event/hannover

Hong Kong VegFest, 29 Oct 2017

Sunday 10.30-16.00 at Hong Kong Adventist Academy, 111 Clear Water Bay Road. Free admission. Over 70 stands, speakers, fun and games for kids, vegan pet food, vegan food and healthcare products, raw vegan culinary institute, restaurant booths, environmental and humane education, movies screening, live music and entertainment. vegfest.hk and Facebook Hong Kong Vegfest

10th West Midlands Vegan Festival, Wolverhampton, England, 28-29 October 2017

Sat-Sun 10.00-18.00 at Wolves Civic, North Street WV1 1RD. Gigantic vegan festival on the edge of Birmingham, home of the Vegan Society, in the centre of England. Entry £1, ,under-16 free. facebook.com/events/665857366920017

8th Tampa Bay Veg Fest, Florida, USA, 4 November 2017

Saturday 10.00-17.00 at Cotanchobee Ft. Brooke Park in downtown Tampa on the beautiful Hillsborough River. Free event. Food vendors, speakers, cooking demos, live music, children's area, pet adoptions, free food samples, films and more. www.TampaBayVegFest.org

Veggie World Berlin, Germany, 11-12 November 2017

veggieworld.de/event/berlin

Glasgow Vegan Festival, 11-12 November 2017

Sat-Sun at Glasgow Trade Hall, 85 Glasford Street G1 1UH. facebook.com/GlasgowVeganFestival

VON Manchester Vegan Fest, England, 11-12 November 2017

Saturday 12.00-17.00 at Sachas Hotel, 12 Tib Street, Manchester, M4 1SH. 80+ stalls, talks, cookery demos, live music, speed dating. veganorganic.net/von-manchester-vegan-fest-2

World Vegan Day Melbourne, Australia, 12 November 2017

Sunday 10.00-17.00 at Melbourne Showgrounds. Huge community festival with vegan food, shopping, talks, cookery demos, speed dating. www.wvd.org.au and facebook.com/WorldVeganDayMelbourne

North East Vegan Festival, Sunderland, 12 November 2017

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at Stadium of Light SR5 1SU.

Sheffield Vegan Festival, England, 18 November 2017

Saturday 10.30-17.00 at The Megacentre, Manvers Road S2 5BQ. 100+ stalls, vegan cafe areas, talks, cookery demos, and childrens area viva.org.uk/festivals/sheffield-2017

South West Christmas Without Cruelty Festival, Exeter, Devon, England, 18 November 2017

Date to be confirmed. Saturday 10.00-16.30 at the Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter, EX1 1BU.

Oxford Vegan Festival, England, 18 November 2017

Saturday 10.30-17.00 at Kassam Stadium, Grenoble Rd OX4 4XP. Entry £3. 100+ stalls, vegan cafe areas, talks, cookery demos, and childrens area oxfordveganfestival.com and Facebook Oxford Vegan Festival

Edinburgh Ethical WinterFest, Scotland, 19 November 2017

Sunday 10.30-16.30 at Roxburghe Hotel EH2 4HQ. veganfestival.co.uk/edinburgh-ethical-winterfest and facebook.com/events/644356882419123

Nottingham Vegan Market, England, 19 November 2017

Sunday 10.30-16.30 at Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street NG1 4BU. facebook.com/NottinghamVeganMarket

Brighton Vegan Festival, England, 26 November 2017

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at The Grand Hotel, 97-99 Kings Road BN1 2FW. Facebook The Brighton Vegan Festival

Winterfest Vegan Christmas Market, Leeds, England, 26 November 2017

Sunday 11.00-17.00 at Leeds Town Hall, Victoria Square LS1 3AD. facebook.com/events/616949258491857

VegFest Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 2 December 2017

Saturday at War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE 8th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. Tickets from $12. Parking $6. vegfestexpos.com and Facebook facebook.com/VegFestExpos/

Animal Aid Christmas Fayre, London, 3 December 2017

Sunday 10.00-17.00 at Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street W8 7NX. (opposite High Street Kensington tube station) Campaign groups, ethical traders, vegan food. 100 stalls selling vegan food, cakes, chocolates, Fairtrade crafts and jewellery, cosmetics, recycled goods, environmentally friendly clothing, non-leather boots and shoes, seasonal cards and gifts. Talks, videos, activities for children. Vegetarian Guides will have a stall.

London Viva! Vegan Festival, Shoreditch, London, England, 17-18 March 2018

Sat-Sun 11.00-18.00 at Shoreditch Town Hall, EC1V 9LT. 140 stalls, vegan cafe. Entry £5, under-16 free. viva.org.uk/festivals/london-shoreditch-2018 and facebook.com/London-Viva-Vegan-Festival-520429484823037

Tri-State VegFest, Edison, New Jersey, USA, 16 June 2018

Saturday 12.00-18.00 at The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08837. Tickets $15, under-12 free.. vegfestexpos.com and Facebook Tri-State VegFest

For more events see Facebook Veg Festivals across the USA

Calendar of vegan outreach events in the UK

compiled by Veggies Catering Campaign veggies.org.uk/events/category/vegan-outreach

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