Vegan in San Diego, Inc. (VSD) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, dedicated to making veganism more accessible in San Diego County. VSD operates the following recurring events: San Diego Vegan Festival (annually, each April), and First Friday Night Market (monthly, except for April, pictured above). VSD hosts an annual Food, Toy and Supply drive each December in tandem with its First Friday Night Market. In the past, VSD has hosted an annual Vegan Taco Cook-Off (on hold since 2020) and an annual Best Of Vegan In San Diego awards each December (returning in 2024!).  There are several other vegan event producers in San Diego and we hope you will support as many as you can! Attend, bring friends, and/or spread the word to help spread veganism across our beautiful county.

Below are upcoming vegan events and classes in/near San Diego! 

Hosting or know of any upcoming events/classes? Please complete our Event Submission Form to share the details! Only local and vegan-related events will be accepted for listing. We would love to list your events and/or classes on this page, for free!

events     |     submit your event


April 2024

San Diego Vegan Festival by Vegan in San Diego
Waterfront Park 
  • April 13, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego — San Diego Vegan Festival, brought to you by Vegan in San Diego. A full-scale VegFest celebrating the vegan lifestyle, showcasing food, drinks, goods, and education. Admission is free. More details at


May 2024

First Friday Night Market by Vegan in San Diego
Grossmont Center, La Mesa

  • May 3, 2024 | 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Grossmont Center, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa — First Friday Night Market is an all-vegan night market experience brought to you by Vegan in San Diego. Admission and onsite parking are free. More details at

For more San Diego/Vegan events, check out!


Vegan in San Diego Prior Events

2023 San Diego Vegan Festival April 15, 2023

2022 Vegan in San Diego Food, Toy & Supply Drive

2019 Vegan in San Diego Food, Toy & Supply Drive

2019 Vegan Taco Cook-Off, August 11, 2019

2018 Vegan Taco Cook-Off, October 21, 2018

VegWeek 2018

2017 Seasoned Greetings Market and Vegan Food Drive

2017 Vegan Taco Cook-Off, November 4, 2017