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 28 February 2017)

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

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.

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

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at Motion, 74-78 Avon Street BS2 0PX. (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. Vegetarian Guides has a stall on the ground fair and Alex Bourke will be speaking at 3pm Saturday in the Easy Vegan area. Advance tickets £7 day, £10 weekend. and Facebook VegfestUK Brighton 2017

Veggie World Utrecht, Netherlands, 11-12 March 2017

Veggie World Hamburg, Germany, 18-19 March 2017

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.

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.

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. and

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.

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

10th Veggie Pride Parade, New York City, USA, 2 April 2017

Sunday 11.00-17.00, Parade finishing at Union Square Park 12.45 with a festival with speakers, exhibitors, music and vegan food. Facebook Veggie Pride Parade NYC, 10th annual and

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.

Scottish Vegan Festival, Edinburgh, 9 April 2017

Sunday at Corn Exchange Edinburgh EH14 1RJ)

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.

Lincoln Vegan Festival, England, 15 April 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at The Drill Hall Lincoln LN2 1EY.

Leicester Vegan Festival, England, 22 April 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Athena, LE1 1QD.

Cornwall Vegan Festival, Truro, England, 22 April 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Mount Pleasant Eco Park, Porthtowan TR4 8HL.

Veggie World Paris, France, 22-23 April 2017

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. 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.

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. and Facebook Herbivore Festival

Vegan Summer Fest London, England, 13 May 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Ibis London, Earls Court, 47 Lillie Road SW6 1UD. 170 stalls, 15 caterers, talks and cookery demos. Entrance on the door £5, under-16 free. Facebook Vegan Summer Fest London

Surrey Vegan Fair, Woking, England, 13 May 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.30 at HG Wells Conference Centre, Church Street East GU21 6HJ.

Cork Vegfest, Ireland, 13 May 2017

Saturday 11.00-18.00 at Cork City Hall, Anglesea Street. Speakers include Fiona Oakes ultra-athlete, Patrik Babounian worlds strongest vegan.

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

Saturday at the New Waterfront Conference Centre, Belfast BT1 3WH and

Oslo VegetarFestival, Norway, 13-14 May 2017

Sat-Sun 11.00-18.00 at Doga Hausmannsgate 14-16.

Wiltshire Vegan Fair, Chippenham, England, 14 May 2017

Sunday 10.00-15.00 at Neeld Commmunity and Arts Centre, Borough Parade SN15 3WL.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Norwich Vegan Camp, England, 19-22 May 2017

Whitlingham Broad Campsite (Norwich NR14 8TR)

Norwich Vegan Festival, Norfolk, England, 20 May 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at St Andrew's Hall NR3 1AU. Facebook

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.

VON Manchester Vegan Fair, England, 27 May 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Oswald Road School, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 9PL.

Glasgow Vegan Festival, Scotland, 27-28 May 2017

Sat-Sun 11.00-17.00 at Trades Hall of Glasgow, 85 Glassford Street G1 1UH.

1st Aberdeen Vegan Festival, Scotland, 3 June 2017

Saturday 10.30-17.00 at Pittodrie Stadium, Pittodrie Street AB24 5QH. and

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

Sat-Sun 10.00-17.00, outdoors at The Level, Union Road.

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.

Newcastle Vegan Festival, England, 10 June 2017

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

Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival, Leeds, England, 17 June 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Leeds First Direct Arena, Arena Way, Leeds LS2 8BY. Entry £5, under-14 free. 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.

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

Saturday at the Pyramids Centre Portsmouth PO5 3ST.

Bradford Vegan Festival, England, 24 June 2017

Saturday at Valley Parade - home of Bradford City FC, BD8 7DY.

Norwich Vegans Summer Fayre, England, 24 June 2017

Saturday 10.30-19.00 at Chapelfield Gardens, Coburg Street NR1 3BF.

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 (French, English, German) and (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)

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.

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

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

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.

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

Fri-Sun at National Water Sports Centre NG12 2LU. and

Central Manchester Vegan Fair, England, 15 July 2017

Saturday 10.00-18.00 at Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street M2 1NL.

Swansea Vegan Festival, Wales, 15 July 2017

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

VON Debdale Park Vegan Fair, Manchester, England, 22 July 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Debdale Eco Centre, 1075 Hyde Road M18 7LJ.

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

Sat-Sun at Tramshed, Clare Road CF11 6QP.

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.

Milton Keynes Vegan Festival, England, 29 July 2017

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at Trinity Centre Fishermead Boulevard, Fishermead MK6 2LA.

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.

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.

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

Saturday 10.00-17.00 at Victoria Hall, Saltaire BD18 3JS.

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.

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.

Chester Vegan Festival, England, 20 August 2017

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at Queen Hotel, 63 City Road CH1 3AH.

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

Margam Discovery Centre SA13 2UA.

Bolton Vegan Fair, Lancashire, England, 26 August 2017

Saturday 10.00-18.00 at Victoria Halls Bolton BL1 2AS. In partnership with Viva!

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

Friday-Sunday at Alexanderplatz. Food, live music, speakers, stalls and a children area. (English and German). See also

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

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

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

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

Sunday 10.30-17.00 at Gateshead International Stadium NE10 0EF.

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.

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

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at Brockenhurst College, Lyndhurst Road SO42 7ZE.

Veggie World Dusseldorf, Germany, 9-10 September 2017

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. (Italian and English) and Facebook (Italian) and (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.

Hull Vegan Festival, England, 23 September 2017

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

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

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

Saturday 10.00-16.00 at Mountford Hall L3 5TR.

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. and

Veggie World Munich, Germany, 7-8 October 2017

16th Veggie Pride Paris 7-8 October 2017
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Ipswich Vegan Festival, 8 October 2016

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

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.

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

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

Veggie World Paris, France 14-15 October 2017

Sat-Sun at Le Centquatre, 5 rue Curial, 19th arrondissement.

Ipswich Vegan Festival, England, 15 October 2017

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

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.

Veggie World Bruseels, Belgium, 21-22 October 2017

Scottish Vegan Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 22 October 2017

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

Veggie World Hannover, Germany 28-29 October 2017

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.

Veggie World Berlin, Germany, 11-12 November 2017

North East Vegan Festival, Sunderland, 12 or 19 November 2017

Date depends on football fixtures. Sunday 10.30-17.00 at Stadium of Light SR5 1SU.

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.

Edinburgh Ethical WinterFest, Scotland, 19 November 2017

Sunday 10.30-16.30 at Roxburghe Hotel EH2 4HQ. and

Nottingham Vegan Market, England, 19 November 2017

Sunday 10.30-16.30 at Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street NG1 4BU.

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.

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.

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. and

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