April 13, 2024
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Waterfront Park – 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101

SAVE THE DATE for our second annual San Diego Vegan Festival on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at the County of San Diego Waterfront Park (1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101). This FREE vegan party is a celebration of the vegan lifestyle through food, drinks, goods, information and more! With free admission, this event is open and inviting for vegans and vegan-curious folks alike.

Please follow us on Instagram at @SDveganFest and Facebook at San Diego Vegan Festival to stay up on breaking news, vendor and speaking announcements, and joyful reminders.

Interested vendors can complete our Vendor Interest Card to sign up for event alerts and vendor application when it goes live.

More details coming soon!


VENDORS  |  SPEAKERS  |  FAQs, Parking & Tips


Pets are NOT allowed within 20 feet of open food vendors due to state law. Service animals are welcome.


  • Announced later this year!



  • Announced later this year!




Our 2024 speakers and topics 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 sdveganfest@gmail.com.
  • Pets are NOT allowed within 20 feet of open food vendors due to state law. Service animals are welcome.
  • The entire park is smoke free.
  • Most vendors accept cash and card.
  • Most vendors bring at least one gluten free menu item.
  • Please bring: reusable straws, utensils, reusable containers for to-go orders, reusable bags, water, chairs or blankets.
    • Carpooling, ride-sharing, bike riding and public transportation are encouraged.
    • TROLLEY: There is an MTS trolley stop accessible via Green and Blue line with the nearest stop one block from the park at the County Center/Little Italy stop.
    • TRAIN: There is a Pacific Surfliner train stop two blocks away at the Downtown San Diego Amtrak Station (1050 Kettner Blvd).
    • BUS: There is a bus stop at N Harbor Drive and Broadway, right next to the event.
    • PARKING in the surrounding area is metered. There is a paid parking structure at Kettner and Cedar that is $5 per hour or $15 for the full day. There is metered parking along Harbor Drive. For more parking options, view this parking map.
  • Prohibited items: weapons, confetti, glitter, smoking devices, cigarettes, cigars, alcohol, glass, artificial flower petals, bird seed, or uncooked rice. View additional park rules here. Additionally, please do not bring any outside food or animal products and byproducts to this event.
  • No soliciting or signature gathering will be allowed at this event.
  • For fountain use safety tips, view the fountain use tips webpage.
  • For full park rules, view the Waterfront Park webpage.


By attending this event, you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded for video content. This agreement includes any minors and children in your care. Your entry constitutes your consent to such photography, filming and/or recording and to any use, in any and all media, for any purpose by Vegan in San Diego, Incorporated. Photos may be used for promotional material by Vegan in San Diego, Incorporated. If you do not wish to be on photographed or on film, please avoid cameras in this area.



Maya’s Cookies   *   Frost Investments  *  Vegan in San Diego * Donna Jean * Farm Animal Refuge

If you would like to support this effort to bring a full-scale festival to San Diego, our nonprofit would be extremely grateful for your support. Donations can be made in several ways. Vegan in San Diego, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit; any donations made are tax deductible.



Coming soon!



First annual San Diego Vegan Festival 2023 — April 15, 2023