April 15, 2023
11:00am – 4:00pm

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

Join us Saturday, April 15, 2023 at the County of San Diego Waterfront Park (1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101) from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a FREE vegan party, celebrating 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.

Want to join us as a vendor? Our vendor application is now live! You can apply here. Our goal with this–and every–event is to offer a very affordable vendor fee to help our nonprofit cover fees associated with the venue, rentals, permits, etc. You may also be interested in our monthly event First Friday Night Market.


Thank you to our
wonderful sponsors!

Maya’s Cookies is a San Diego based, woman-owned vegan business serving up award winning cookies nationwide through mail-orders, two San Diego County store fronts and various local farmer’s markets.

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Frost Investments is a San Diego based Venture Studio comprised of experienced professionals supporting vegan businesses.


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.








Effective Methods of Vegan Advocacy — 11:30am

  • MODERATOR: Carly Morales, Founder of Vegan in San Diego
  • Demetrius Bagley, producer of documentary Vegucated
  • Rachel Hosler, Kind Heart Coalition

Thriving on a Vegan Diet — 1:00pm

  • MODERATOR: announced soon!
  • Tracy Childs, PlantDiego and Founder of Tracy’s REAL Foods
  • and more speakers announced soon!

Life as a Vegan Animal Rescuer — 2:30pm

  • MODERATORJordan Russo, Co-founder of Farm Animal Refuge
  • Kohleun Adamson, San Diego House Rabbit Society
  • and more speakers announced soon!



Maya’s Cookies

Frost Investments



Demetrius Bagley is one of the award-winning movie producers of the documentary Vegucated. Besides producing public TV cooking show Vegan Mashup, he’s a nationally recognized events producer. He went vegan in 1994.

His pioneering and leading made NYC Vegan EatUP one of the biggest Meetups in the world. From there he godfathered Vegan Street Fair, Vegan Travel Club, Veggie Conquest, Veggie Prom, Vegan Cookbook Club, various VegFests, and dozens of Kickstarters.

These days Demetrius produces astrology media & events including the Stars on Fire podcast, groundbreaking 2020 & 2023 Queer Astrology Conferences, Black Astrology Conference 2020, and Ascendant Assemblies. A long-time astrologer, he’s been published in VIBE Magazine.