NEXT EVENT:  May 3, 2024   **There is no April event due to San Diego Vegan Festival**
First Friday Night Market — Return of First Friday Night Market

Join us for a FREE, monthly vegan market at Grossmont Center at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, from 5pm – 9pm. We’ll be celebrating the vegan lifestyle with all-vegan eats, sweets, drinks, goods, and music!

Due to state law, pets are not allowed within 20 feet of open food vendors per state law (service animals always welcome).

WHEN: May 3, 2024 
TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
ADDRESS: 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
**Now located next to Chuze Fitness!**
COST: Free! Open to all ages. No pets allowed.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Vegan in San Diego’s First Friday Night Market team

Three food dishes from First Friday Night Market


  • EATS 
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    • Vendors will be announced soon!
  • Sweets
    • Vendors will be announced soon!
  •  Goods
    • Vendors will be announced soon!



  • Entrance is free!
  • This event is family friendly, although music may be loud.
  • This venue is ADA accessible. If there is anything Vegan in San Diego can do to be of assistance, please feel free to reach out via comment, direct message on Facebook or Instagram, or email at
  • Pets are NOT allowed within 20 feet of open food vendors due to state law. Service animals are welcome.
  • Carpooling, ridesharing and bike riding are encouraged.
  • There is free, unlimited parking on site, surrounding the shopping center.
  • Most vendors accept cash and card.
  • Most vendors bring at least one gluten free menu item.
  • No soliciting or signature gathering will be allowed at this event.
  • Please bring reusable straws and utensils! Plus reusable containers for to-go orders. 😉


First Friday Night Market 2024 Event Schedule

January 5, 2024 – Veganuary
February 2, 2024 – My Vegan Valentine
March 1, 2024 – Luck of the Vegans
May 3, 2024 – Return of FFNM



Past Media Coverage

Read about our 2019 move to Grossmont Center in the La Mesa Courier!

Check out a gallery from our January 2019 event, captured by PACIFIC Magazine!

PACIFIC Magazine wrote an article about the return of First Friday Night Market after our first hiatus. Please note, our party has since relocated to GROSSMONT CENTER in La Mesa.