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 May 2017)

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

VON Manchester Vegan Fair, England, 27 May 2017

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Oswald Road School, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 9PL. veganorganic.net/von-manchester-vegan-fair-2017

Glasgow Vegan Festival, Scotland, 27-28 May 2017

Sat-Sun 11.00-17.00 at Trades Hall of Glasgow, 85 Glassford Street G1 1UH. facebook.com/Glasgow-Vegan-Festival-308173419559686

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 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. facebook.com/events/1782722365327881

Brixton Summer Vegan Festival, London, England, 18 June 2017

Sunday 12.00-19.00 at Dogstar pub, 389 Coldharbour Lane SW9 8LQ. (near Ms Cupcake) £1 entry, under-16 free. facebook.com/events/211024266061289

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

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

Wellingborough Vegan Market, England, 24 June 2017

Saturday 11.00-15.00 at Tithe Barn NN8 1AH. Facebook V12 Wellingborough Vegan Market

Bradford Vegan Festival, England, 24 June 2017

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

Norwich Vegans Summer Fayre, England, 24 June 2017

Saturday 10.30-19.00 at Chapelfield Gardens, Coburg Street NR1 3BF. facebook.com/events/599968983539120

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

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

Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Debdale Eco Centre, 1075 Hyde Road M18 7LJ. veganorganic.net/von-debdale-park-vegan-fair-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 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

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

Chester Vegan Festival, England, 20 August 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. baliveganfestival.com

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, 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. 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

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

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.

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.

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

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. 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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