50 Awesome Vegan Things to Do in L.A. This August

 

We search the web for the best vegan things to do in the city, so you don't have to. Here's your list for August!

 

Thursday, August 2

1. Head to Dough Girl in Van Nuys for a Vegan Pizza Party!

 

Friday, August 3

2. Cosmic Brewery presents Vegan Weekend, happening Friday and Saturday. There will be craft beer, dog adoptions, and vegan vendors.

 

Saturday, August 4

3. Want to learn a new skill? Check out SunCafe's raw food vegan cooking class, part of their weekly series happening every Saturday. This Saturday guests will learn to make raw, healthy basics. Classes are 90 minutes and cost $30 at the door. Click here to reserve your spot.

 

4. Head to Tanaka Farms in Irvine for their Summer Harvest Watermelon Festival. Celebrate the most delicious summer fruit with family-friendly fun. Enjoy a day filled with food, games, crafts, face-painting, vendors, and more. Admission is free!

 

5. YogiAthlete is hosting EAT MOVE Mediate, an event featuring yoga, meditation, plant-based food, music, and more. Southern Fried Vegan will be there serving food.

 

6. Join The Humane League LA at Stories Books & Cafe in Echo Park for their Volunteer Work Party.  

 

7. Celebrate Pollution Studios' 10th Anniversary + founder Asher Brown's birthday. There will be dancing, roller skating, a bounce house, music, vegan food, and of course, drinks. Click here for more info.

 

8. Enjoy dinner and a movie. Catch a flick at Street Food Cinema and grab some vegan food from one of the vegan-friendly food trucks. The Mask is showing in Pasadena and Mama Mia! is showing in West Hollywood. Click here to purchase tickets.

 

Sunday, August 5

9. Yoga + brunch. Get your flow on at Flow + Flavor // Rooftop Yoga at Smorgasburg x ROW DTLA and enjoy brunch from Smorgasburg LA after. Vegan/vegan-friendly vendors include Cena VeganSenoreataMadame ShugahDonut Friend, and more! Click here to purchase tickets.

 

10. Learn to make plant-based and gluten-free desserts with Chef Lynnette. Join her for Superfood School - Crave Desserts Workshop at Feastly DTLA. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased here. CANCELLED

 

11. Jewish Veg is hosting a Vegan Barbecue in Santa Monica. Learn about the work of the organization and enjoy some delicious vegan food. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here

 

12. Join Vegan Toastmasters in Culver City to develop your speaking skills, meet new friends, and make a difference for animals.

 

13. If you're in the OC, head over to Santa Ana for Vegan by El Zamorano's weekly vegan pop-up. It happens from noon-4pm and features plant-based Mexican food, plus a variety of additional vegan vendors each week! Featured vendors have included: Eat.Love.YogaPies by DomonicMi Kasa VeganaJades Vegan SushiA Delightful Batch, and more! Make sure to follow Vegan by El Zamorano for updates and each weekend's vendor list.

 

14. The Gentle Barn hosts public tours every Sunday between 10am-2pm. You'll be able to hang out with the animals and see all the amazing work this nonprofit is doing. Bonus, Frankenstand is there every Sunday between 10 and 2 serving up delicious gourmet vegan franks. Tickets are $20/adult and $10/kid. Click here to purchase your tickets.

 

Monday, August 6

15. Join Alchemy Organica at Feastly DTLA for a Zodiac Inspired Plant-Based Dinner.

 

Tuesday, August 7

16. Eat vegan tacos and drink micheladas at Cafe Gratitude's Taco Tuesday in the Arts District.

 

Wednesday, August 8

17. Join The Humane League for Vegan Happy Hour at Founder's Ale House in Mid-City.

 

Friday, August 10

18. Join The Pizza Plant for a vegan pizza party at their pizzeria in Pasadena. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here.

 

19. The hilarious and talented vegan, Nicole Derseweh, will be performing at The Comedy Store. Come out for a night of laughs! Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

 

Saturday, August 11

20. Want to learn a new skill? Check out SunCafe's raw food vegan cooking class, part of their weekly series happening every Saturday. This Saturday guests will learn to make Japanese Cuisine. Classes are 90 minutes and cost $30 at the door. Click here to reserve your spot.

 

21. Celebrate plants! Plant Fest is happening at Tanaka Farms Saturday and Sunday. There will be vegan food, cooking demos, speakers, yoga, cruelty-free shopping, farm tours, music, kids activities, and more. Admission is free!

 

22. Hit up some vegan food trucks at NoHo Block Party. In addition to food, there will be music, art, and more. Admission is free!

 

23. Enjoy dinner and a movie. Catch a flick at Street Food Cinema and grab some vegan food from one of the vegan-friendly food trucks. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is playing in Glendale and Pretty Woman is playing in Pacific Palisades. Click here to purchase tickets.

 

24. Join Kitchen Table App Founder Kelly Browne and Vegan Chef Nicole Derseweh for Speaker Series Brunch with Nicole Derseweha discussion for entrepreneurs or those interested in becoming one.

 

25. Go on a shamanic journey and enjoy some tea and treats while you bask in the aftermath of your meditative glow at Find Your Spirit Animal With Stella, hosted through Kitchen Table App.

 

26. Get social with other vegans at Long Beach Vegan Social. Enjoy vegan food, drinks, and music!

 

Sunday, August 12

27. Do some yoga with sanctuary animals at Love Always Sanctuary.

 

28. Head to Smorgasburg LA for some vegan noms. Vegan/vegan-friendly vendors include Cena VeganSenoreataMadame ShugahDonut Friend, and more!

 

29. If you're in the OC, head over to Santa Ana for Vegan by El Zamorano's weekly vegan pop-up. It happens from noon-4pm and features plant-based Mexican food, plus a variety of additional vegan vendors each week! Featured vendors have included: Eat.Love.YogaPies by DomonicMi Kasa VeganaJades Vegan SushiA Delightful Batch, and more! Make sure to follow Vegan by El Zamorano for updates and each weekend's vendor list.

 

30. The Gentle Barn hosts public tours every Sunday between 10am-2pm. You'll be able to hang out with the animals and see all the amazing work this nonprofit is doing. Bonus, Frankenstand is there every Sunday between 10 and 2 serving up delicious gourmet vegan franks. Tickets are $20/adult and $10/kid. Click here to purchase your tickets.

 

Thursday, August 16

31. Join a potluck performance art piece dinner where you the participants take a memorable journey through food. Sign up to attend Jenny B Potluck Dinner Experience through Kitchen Table App.

 

32. Attend Eat for Your Body Type With Stella + Ladies Get Paid, hosted through Kitchen Table App. An introduction to aryuvedic eating and how you can eat for your body type. 

 

Saturday, August 18

33. Want to learn a new skill? Check out SunCafe's raw food vegan cooking class, part of their weekly series happening every Saturday. This Saturday guests will learn to make Creole Cuisine. Classes are 90 minutes and cost $30 at the door. Click here to reserve your spot.

 

34. It's back! Baba's Vegan Cafe hosts It's a Vegan Affair 3. The event will include live music, food demos, and a holistic marketplace. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.

 

35. Enjoy dinner and a movie. Catch a flick at Street Food Cinema and grab some vegan food from one of the vegan-friendly food trucks. The Lion King is playing at Griffith Park and Black Panther is playing in Culver City. Click here to purchase tickets.

 

Sunday, August 19

36. What better way to spend your Sunday than with yoga, build your own avocado toast bar and mimosas? Attend Yoga Brunch and Mimosashosted through Kitchen Table App.

 

37. Head to Smorgasburg LA for some vegan noms. Vegan/vegan-friendly vendors include Cena VeganSenoreataMadame ShugahDonut Friend, and more!

 

38. If you're in the OC, head over to Santa Ana for Vegan by El Zamorano's weekly vegan pop-up. It happens from noon-4pm and features plant-based Mexican food, plus a variety of additional vegan vendors each week! Featured vendors have included: Eat.Love.YogaPies by DomonicMi Kasa VeganaJades Vegan SushiA Delightful Batch, and more! Make sure to follow Vegan by El Zamorano for updates and each weekend's vendor list.

 

39. The Gentle Barn hosts public tours every Sunday between 10am-2pm. You'll be able to hang out with the animals and see all the amazing work this nonprofit is doing. Bonus, Frankenstand is there every Sunday between 10 and 2 serving up delicious gourmet vegan franks. Tickets are $20/adult and $10/kid. Click here to purchase your tickets.

 

Saturday, August 25

40. Want to learn a new skill? Check out SunCafe's raw food vegan cooking class, part of their weekly series happening every Saturday. This Saturday guests will learn to make appetizers, including Chinese Lettuce Wraps, Sundried Tomato/Red Pepper Spread, Greek Lettuce Wraps with Feta and Olives, and Roasted Beet Crostini and Chard. Classes are 90 minutes and cost $30 at the door. Click here to reserve your spot.

 

41. Join Tanaka Farms for a Vegan BBQ. In addition to a vegan BBQ buffet, there will be corn-hole, ladder toss, and other outdoor games.

 

42. Head to the Long Beach Petroleum Club for Green Saturday! There will be vegan food, cruelty-free shopping, entertainment, raffles, and more. Click here for tickets.

 

43. Ever wonder how vegan cheese is made? Attend the Wild Cheeses Workshop (Vegan) + Plants Walk and learn to make vegan cheese from scratch. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased here.

 

44. Enjoy dinner and a movie. Catch a flick at Street Food Cinema and grab some vegan food from one of the vegan-friendly food trucks. Xanadu is playing in Beverly Hills and Bridesmaids is playing in Arcadia. Click here to purchase tickets.

 

Sunday, August 26

45. Head to Smorgasburg LA for some vegan noms. Vegan/vegan-friendly vendors include Cena VeganSenoreataMadame ShugahDonut Friend, and more!

 

46. If you're in the OC, head over to Santa Ana for Vegan by El Zamorano's weekly vegan pop-up. It happens from noon-4pm and features plant-based Mexican food, plus a variety of additional vegan vendors each week! Featured vendors have included: Eat.Love.YogaPies by DomonicMi Kasa VeganaJades Vegan SushiA Delightful Batch, and more! Make sure to follow Vegan by El Zamorano for updates and each weekend's vendor list.

 

47. The Gentle Barn hosts public tours every Sunday between 10am-2pm. You'll be able to hang out with the animals and see all the amazing work this nonprofit is doing. Bonus, Frankenstand is there every Sunday between 10 and 2 serving up delicious gourmet vegan franks. Tickets are $20/adult and $10/kid. Click here to purchase your tickets.

 

Tuesday, August 28

48. Join Love Always Sanctuary for a vegan potluck. Bring a dish to pass and come enjoy some great food with like-minded individuals. There is a $10 entrance fee.

 

Thursday, August 30

49. Cafe Gratitude Larchmont hosts Om Ayurvedic Pop-Up Dinner. Chef Om Rishikesh will be preparing a 5 course Ayurvedic dinner along with wine pairings and live Kirtan music. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased here.

 

50. Head to Krimsey's for some Live Cajun Music + Home-Style Cajun Vegan Dinner.

 

Feature photo credit: Bender