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 5 January 2017)

Vegan Life Live, London, England 7-8 Jan 2017

Sat 10.00-18.00, Sun 10.00-17.00 at Alexandra Palace N22 7AY. A huge new event from the makers of Vegan Life Magazine with stalls, talks, bar, cinema. Tickets £10, weekend £16. veganlifelive.com/london

Veggie World Lyon, France, 14-15 January 2017

veggieworld.de/event/lyon

Central Manchester Vegan Fair, England, 21 January 2017

Saturday 10.00-18.00 at Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street M2 1NL. 30 stalls downstairs, cafe rooms upstairs. Free admission. facebook.com/events/1816608695225373

West Yorkshire Vegan Festival, Dewsbury, England, 28 January 2017

Saturday 10.30-17.00 at Dewsbury Town Hall, Wakefield WF12 8DG yorkshireanimalfreefestival.com

Cardiff Viva! Vegan Festival, Wales, 4 February 2017

Saturday 10.30-17.00 at Cardiff City Hall, Gorsedd Gardens Road CF10 3ND. viva.org.uk/festivals/cardiff-2017

Greater London Vegan Festival, England, 4 February 2017

Saturday at the Camden Centre, opposite St Pancras/Kings Cross Station. Previously called London Animal Free Festival.Admission £5, two for one in advance. greaterlondonveganfestival.com

Mumbai Vegan Festival, India, 11-12 February 2017

Sat-Sun 11.00-19.00 at Suba International Hotel. Twitter @Mumbaiveganfest

North East Vegan Festival, Sunderland, England, 12 February 2017

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

Veganmania Indoor, Vienna, Austria, 24-26 February 2017

Fri 15.00-23.00, Sat 10.00-23.00, Sun 10.0018.00 at Wiener Stadthalle/ Halle E, Vogelweidpl 14, 1150 Vienna. facebook.com/events/1219840344742254

Portsmouth Vegan Festival, England, 25 February 2017

Saturday 11.00-17,00 at Portsmouth Guildhall PO1 2AB. facebook.com/Portsmouth-Vegan-Festival-346415229030657

Veggie World Rhein-Main, Germany, 3-5 March 2017

veggieworld.de/event/rhein-main

Essex Vegan Festival, Colchester, England, 4 March 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Colchester Charter Hall,Cowdray Avenue, CO1 1YH. £3 entry, under-16 free. facebook.com/events/581713925355344

South West Vegan Festival, Bristol, England, 5 March 2017

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at Motion, 74-78 Avon Street BS2 0PX. southwestveganfestival.com (website not live yet as at January 2017)

VegFest Brighton, England, 11-12 March 2017

Saturday 11.00-18.00, Sunday 10.00-17.00 at Brighton Centre, Kings Road BN1 2GR. 230 stalls and 20 caterers over two floors. Advance tickets £7 day, £ weekend. brighton.vegfest.co.uk and Facebook VegfestUK Brighton 2017

Veggie World Utrecht, Netherlands, 11-12 March 2017

veggieworld.de/event/utrecht

Veggie World Hamburg, Germany, 18-19 March 2017

veggieworld.de/event/hamburg

Live A Better Life Fair, Liverpool, England, 25 March 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at St Georges Hall L1 1JJ. 120 stalls. Admission £2, under-5 free. labl.org.uk

Oxford Vegan Festival, England, 25 March 2017

Saturday 10.30-17.00 at Kassam Stadium Conference and Events Centre, Grenoble Road OX4 4XP. Entry £3, kids free. facebook.com/oxfordveganfestival

Texas Vegfest, Austin TX, USA, 1 April 2017

Saturday 11.00-18.00 at Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St, on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in East Austin. Live music and speakers. Cooking demos. Kids activities. Good food and craft beer y'all. Free samples and prizes. Local and national vendors. texasvegfest.com and facebook.com/TxVegFest

Northern Vegan Festival, Manchester, England, 1 April 2017

Saturday 11.00-18.00 at Manchester Central, Windmill Street M2 3GX. And at other nearby venues for vegan beer, cider, and wine festival, and for more talks. 220 stalls, cafe area, talks, cookery demos. northernveganfestival.com

Worcester Cruelty Free Fair, England, 1 April 2017

Saturday 10.30am-16.00 at The Guildhall, High Street WR1 2EY.

Veggie World Barcelona, Spain, 1-2 April 2017

veggieworld.de/event/barcelona

Veggie World London, England, 8-9 April 2017

Sat 10.00-19.00, Sun 10.00-17.00 at Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street W8. Advance tickets £8, concessions £6, add £2 for on the day. Under-15 free with an adult.

veggieworld.de/event/london

Scottish Vegan Festival, Edinburgh, 9 April 2017

Sunday at Corn Exchange Edinburgh EH14 1RJ) scottishveganfestival.com

Birmingham Viva! Vegan Festival, England, 15 April 2017

Saturday 10.00-18.00 at three venues: MacDonalnd Burlington Hotel, Burlington Arcade, 126 New Street B2 4JQ; and The Studio, 7, Cannon Street B1 5EP and The Gunmakers Arms, 93 Bath Street B4 6HG. Entry £3, under-16 free. viva.org.uk/festivals/birmingham-2017

Lincoln Vegan Festival, England, 15 April 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at The Drill Hall Lincoln LN2 1EY. facebook.com/Lincoln-VEGAN-Festival-1703623886535237

Amsterdam Vegan Festival, Netherlands, 16 April 2017

Sunday. Organised by Farplace Animal Rescue.

Cornwall Vegan Festival, Truro, England, 22 April 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Mount Pleasant Eco Park, Porthtowan TR4 8HL. facebook.com/cornwallveganfestival

Veggie World Paris, France, 22-23 April 2017

veggieworld.de/event/paris-1

Nottingham Viva! Vegan Festival, England, 6 May 2017

Saturday 10.00-18.00 at Nottingham Conference Centre, NG1 4BU. 150 stalls, large seating and cafe area, talks, films, workshops. Entry £3, under-16 free. viva.org.uk/festivals/nottingham-2017 and Facebook Nottingham Viva Vegan Festival

Kent Vegan Festival, Canterbury, England, 6 May 2017

Saturday 10.00-18.00 at The Westgate Hall CT1 2BT. facebook.com/events/335945760100168

Herbivore Festival, Yucaipa, California, USA, 7 May 2017

Sunday 12.00-17.00 at Crafton Hills College, 11711 Sand Canyon Rd., Yucaipa, CA 92399. (east of L.A.) Vegan festival. Free entry. With lectures from doctors, authors, cooking demos, fitness activities, musical and art performances, activities for children and lots of plant-based, cruelty free vendors. Speakers include Dr Hans Diehl. www.herbivorefestival.com and Facebook Herbivore Festival

Cork Vegfest, Ireland, 13 May 2017

Saturday 11.00-18.00 at Cork City Hall, Anglesea Street. facebook.com/corkvegfest

Irish Vegan Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 13 May 2017

Saturday at the New Waterfront Conference Centre, Belfast BT1 3WH irishveganfestival.com and .facebook.com/events/291226674567522

Oslo VegetarFestival, Norway, 13-14 May 2017

Sat-Sun 11.00-18.00 at Doga Hausmannsgate 14-16. oslovegetarfestival.no

7th New York Vegetarian Food Festival, USA, 20-21 May 2017

Sat-Sun 11.00-18.00 at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Ave). 160 stalls. Hemp Expo. Food Village. Big all-vegan event. $30 one day, $50 two days in advance, under-10 free. nycvegfoodfest.com

Bristol Vegfest, England, 20-21 May 2017

Sat 11.00-23.00, Sun 11.00-21.00 in the Amphitheatre and Waterfront, Canons Way, Bristol City Centre BS1 5LL. bristol.vegfest.co.uk

Vegan Life Live, Manchester, England 19-21 May 2017

Fri 11.00-18.00, Sat 10.00-18.00, Sun 10.00-17.00 at EventCity, Phoenix Way M41 7TB. veganlifelive.com/manchester

Bristol Vegfest, England, 19-21 May 2017

Fri 18.00-22.30, Sat 11.00-23.00, Sun 11.00-21.00 in the Amphitheatre and Waterfront, Canons Way, Bristol City Centre BS1 5LL. bristol.vegfest.co.uk

Norwich Vegan Camp, England, 19-22 May 2017

Whitlingham Broad Campsite (Norwich NR14 8TR) facebook.com/events/1371458776218191

Norwich Vegan Festival, Norfolk, England, 20 May 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at St Andrew's Hall NR3 1AU. Facebook facebook.com/1854199644814222

20th Veganmania Vienna, Austria, 24-27 May 2017

Wed 14.00-22.00, Th-F 10.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-18.00 at MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Wien (in front of MQ). Stalls offering vegan food, drinks, clothing, sweets, cosmetic and info, live music and performances. facebook.com/events/1796210057320755

1st Aberdeen Vegan Festival, Scotland, 3 June 2017

Saturday 10.30-17.00 at Pittodrie Stadium, Pittodrie Street AB24 5QH. veganfestival.co.uk/aberdeen-vegan-festival and facebook.com/events/577326815782166

Vegan Summer Fest Brighton, England, 3-4 June 2017

Sat-Sun 10.00-17.00, outdoors at The Level, Union Road. facebook.com/Vegan-Summer-Fest-UK-1669037683415589

Greater London Vegan Festival, England, 10 June 2017

Saturday at the Camden Centre, opposite St Pancras/Kings Cross Station. Previously called London Animal Free Festival. Admission £5 on the door, two for one in advance. greaterlondonveganfestival.com

Newcastle Vegan Festival, England, 10 June 2017

Saturday 10.30am-16.30pm at The Assembly Rooms NE1 5XU. veganfestival.co.uk

Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival, Leeds, England, 17 June 2016

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Leeds First Direct Arena, Arena Way, Leeds LS2 8BY. Entry £5, under-14 free. www.yorkshireveganfestival.com and Facebook Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival

Bournemouth Vegan Fair, Dorset, England, 17-18 June 2017

Sat-Sun 11.00-16.00 at Bournemouth International Centre BH2 5BH. facebook.com/events/1782722365327881

South East Vegan Fesival, Portsmouth, England, 24 June 2017

Saturday at the Pyramids Centre Portsmouth PO5 3ST. facebook.com/southeastveganfestival

Bradford Vegan Festival, England, 24 June 2017

Saturday at Valley Parade - home of Bradford City FC, BD8 7DY. veganfestival.co.uk/bradford-vegan-festival

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)

Veganmania at the beach, Austria, 30 June - 2 July 2017

Fri 15.00-23.00, Sat 10.00-23.00, Sun 10.00-18.00 at Strandbad Podersdorf, Lake Neusiedler. (near Hungary and Slovakia border) facebook.com/events/1843161509229780

The Great Staffordshire Vegan Fayre, England, 1 July 2017

Saturday 11.00-15.00 at Kings Hall, Stoke on trent Civic Centre, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1JH. 70 stalls. veggies.org.uk/event/great-staffordshire-vegan-fair

Second Cumbria Vegan Festival, England, 1-2 July 2017

Sat-Sun 10.30-17.00 at the Rheged Centre, near Penrith CA11 0DQ. cumbriaveganfestival.com

Vegetarian Summerfest, Pennsylvania, USA, 5-9 July 2017

Wednesday to Sunday at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Pennsylvania. A relaxing and well-fed vegan holiday for hundreds of families, couples and singles. 60 speakers include vegan doctors, dieticians, chefs, authors, social activists and other educators. vegetariansummerfest.org

UK Vegan Camp-Out, Nottingham, England, 7-9 July 2017

Fri-Sun at National Water Sports Centre NG12 2LU. vegancampout.co.uk and facebook.com/events/1734821326777001

Central Manchester Vegan Fair, England, 15 July 2017

Saturday 10.00-18.00 at Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street M2 1NL. facebook.com/events/233503543718016

Swansea Vegan Festival, Wales, 15 July 2017

Saturday 10.00-17.00 at Brangwyn Hall SA1 4PE. Facebook Swansea Vegan Festival 2017

Welsh Vegan Festival, Cardiff, Wales, 22-23 July 2017

Sat-Sun at Tramshed, Clare Road CF11 6QP. facebook.com/events/245683655851815

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 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Veggie World Dusseldorf, Germany, 9-10 September 2017

veggieworld.de/event/duesseldorf

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

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

veggieworld.de/event/zuerich

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

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

Ipswich Vegan Festival, 8 October 2016

Saturday at the The Cornhill IP1 1DH. Facebook Ipswich Vegan Festival

Veggie World Paris, France 14-16 October 2017

veggieworld.de/event/paris-2

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. 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

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

Veggie World Berlin, Germany, 11-12 November 2017

veggieworld.de/event/berlin

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

Brighton Vegan Festival, England, 26 November 2017

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at The Grand Hotel, 97-99 Kings Road BN1 2FW. facebook.com/events/1162864210416367

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

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

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/vegan

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