Event Announcement: Toronto Vegan Social POP-UP - Thursday, September 7/17

You're invited to the Vegan Social Event Pop-Up, an exclusive Food + Drink Tasting and Private Shopping Event!

Vegan Social Events, created by Love Wild Live Free, is back with another exclusive vegan food + drink tasting event, Thursday, September 7, 2017. This social event will bring together influencers, media makers and the local vegan community for a celebration of Toronto’s thriving vegan scene!

We are very excited to be changing up the style of this event. As always, your ticket gets you complimentary food + drink tasting items and swag bags jammed-packed with amazing vegan goodies for the first 50 people who grab their tickets! This time we added the element of a pop-up private shopping event. We will have companies joining us with an incredible selection of ethical and sustainable clothing, accessories and vegan fair trade cosmetics. Our food and drink vendors will have take-home items available for sale too.  

Update: Due to an overwhelming demand a NEW set of TICKETS have been released for this event. The new tickets are $10 and get you admission from 8pm - 9:30pm!! (Please note that these tickets do not include the swag bag). 

I am thrilled to announce that Love Wild Live Free will be previewing a brand new collection of ethical and sustainable clothing, made in collaboration with Shirt Activism Apparel at the event - keep reading to learn more!

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What: Toronto Vegan Social POP-UP Event 

When: Thursday, September 7, 2017

Where: OFFSITE - 867 Dundas Street West

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For tickets click HERE - limited quantity available! 


All about Vegan Social Events 

In September 2016, Love Wild Live Free hosted the first ever Toronto Vegan Social event, bringing together influencers and media makers for an evening of delicious vegan food and drinks. This event was unique to the vegan community and well received by all who were involved. The second event on July 2017, was open to the public and was a great success. The event sold out - with a line up out the door!

For previous event recaps click here.  
To watch the Two Market Girls video recap of the July 2017 event click here

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Special Guests

John Lewis AKA Bad Ass Vegan will be in attendance, all the way from Miami. As a well renowned fitness expert, John has spent over a decade in the health and fitness industry and played Division I College basketball. John is a VeganSmart partner, and we are so excited to have their Plant-Based Nutritional Shakes included in the swag bags! You can also find John at a speaking engagement at the Toronto Veg Food Fest on Saturday, September 9th, 2017. 

From left: Anne-Marie Campbell/ Meat Free Athlete, John Lewis / Bad Ass Vegan and clothing designer Jacky Wasserman of BEETxBEET. Photo from the Love Wild Live Free Vegan Social, September 2016, by: LOF Photography.

From left: Anne-Marie Campbell/ Meat Free Athlete, John Lewis / Bad Ass Vegan and clothing designer Jacky Wasserman of BEETxBEET. Photo from the Love Wild Live Free Vegan Social, September 2016, by: LOF Photography.

Clothing designer, DJ, vegan and podcaster, Jacky Wasserman of BEETxBEET will be gracing us with her presence, all the way from Los Angeles. BEETxBEET stickers will be included in the swag bags! You can also find BEETxBEET at the Toronto Veg Food Fest.

Anne-Marie Campbell AKA Meat Free Athlete and creator of Shirt Activism Apparel will also be joining the event as a special guest. Shirt Activism Apparel will be a vendor at the Pop-Up event too! Spread awareness just by being seen, with Shirt Activism's designs with powerful thought, provoking messages.

Lauren Toyota of hot for food has been confirmed as a special guest. Candice and James of the Edgy Veg will also be joining the event as special guests. We are thrilled to have Lisa Le, the Viet Vegan joining the event too! Vegan influencer and activist Alex Ciccone will be in attendance.  

Athlete, activist, and the founder of NYC-based start up Crazies and Weirdos, Dominick Thompsonwill be at the social as a special guest. Crazies and Weirdos will also be joining the event as vendor, with hip, sustainable and eco-friendly clothing made from recycled and organic materials.

We are very excited to have award winning director and proud Toronto vegan Aaron "Aaron A" Bertrand at the event fresh off his MTV Video Award for Alessia Cara's video Scars to Your Beautiful. Aaron has worked with many notable acts including Nelly Furtado, Majid Jordan and Andy Grammer. 

Award winning music producer and vegan activist ZALE will be joining the event. He has worked with many notable artists including: Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Eminem, Party Nextdoor and more. 

More special guests to be confirmed...


The Venue

OFFSITE is a curated concept store, located in the trendy Trinity Bellwoods area. By day it is a coffee bar, fashion boutique and gallery, that specializes in promoting Canadian fashion designers and artists through retail, public presentations and events.

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867 Dundas Street West

Parking available on Dundas Street and side streets.
TTC: 5 minute walk from Bathurst Street and Dundas Street West.


LWLF x SHIRT ACTIVISM COLLAB

I am proud to be partnering with Shirt Activism for the Love Wild Live Free Apparel Collection. Shirt Activism is an awareness clothing company and everyday activism that's incredibly effective at starting great conversations and planting seeds. All of the pieces will feature sustainable material (including organic options), made with 100% no-sweatshop manufacturing in the USA and printed using water-based, eco-friendly ink.

Guests at the Vegan Social Pop-Up Event will have an opportunity to enter to WIN The Crop Top - a super cute crop T from the Love Wild Live Free Apparel Collection, a partnership with Shirt Activism!

Guests at the Vegan Social Pop-Up Event will have an opportunity to enter to WIN The Crop Top - a super cute crop T from the Love Wild Live Free Apparel Collection, a partnership with Shirt Activism!

We will be previewing the Fall/Winter collection at the event and guests will have an opportunity to enter to WIN The Crop Top - a super cute crop T!

Most importantly, $1 from every sale of the collection this upcoming season will be donated to Animal Justice, Canada's only animal law advocacy organization that works to pass animal protection legislation, push for the prosecution of animal abusers, and fight for animals in court. The work that Animal Justice does speaks to me on both a personal and professional level, as a lawyer and passionate animal rights activist. I could not be more thrilled to be supporting the fight for animal protection!


Michelle's Sweet Table

As a special treat we've teamed up with Michelle's RawFoodz with a complimentary Sweet Table. Be one of the first to try Michelle's RawFoodz puddings. Guests can build their own desserts with her new puddings and a selection of delicious toppings! 


Food + Drinks 

Complimentary food + drink tasting items will be served throughout the evening. Our food and drink vendors will also have take-home items available for sale too!  

Kupfert & Kim

Culcherd

RawFoodz

The Fix + Co.

Unbaked Cake Co.

Zengarry Fauxmage

WELO

Shockingly Healthy

NONA Vegan Foods

Vegan Stokes Cheese

Chimp Treats

Panago Pizza

Laine's Marinades

And more to come! 

* This list is in no particular order.


Vegan + Ethical + Sustainable Goods

A selection of sustainable, eco-friendly and cruelty-free products that are all of the highest quality will be showcased at the Pop-Up as part of this private shopping event. Meet the creators behind the brands and learn all about products that you can feel good about supporting!

Shirt Activism Apparel by @meatfreeathlete

AllTRUEist

Crazies and Weirdos

Sudsatorium

Chic Made Consciously

Denim Venom Apparel by @CuredByPlants

Jewels By SJB

Goldies Room by @goldiesroom

Tamga Designs

Love Wild Live Free


Swag Bags

Swag bags will be gifted to the first 50 guests who grab their tickets! The swag bags will include food, beauty and skincare products, product vouchers, and more. 

Reusable, cloth shopping bags generously provided by Ambrosia Natural Foods!

Our Swag Bag Sponsors include: 

Koukla Delights

GoGo Quinoa

Graydon Skincare

Cha's Organics

Four Sigmatic 

WELO

Foodora

The Fix + Co.

VeganSmart

Garden of Life

Sudsatorium

BeetxBeet

The Healthy Crunch

Chimp Treats

NudFud

Field Roast 

* This list is in no particular order and will be updated on an ongoing basis.


For tickets click HERE - limited quantity available! 

Please note that tickets can only be purchased online. We reserve the right to deny entry to those who do not have a pre-purchased ticket. 

For media inquiries please get in touch via the contact page. 

For a full recap of the July 2017 Toronto Vegan Social Event please click here.

Much Love,

#LoveWildLiveFree

This Toronto Vegan Social and this post was in collaboration with all of the companies and individuals listed above. All products and promotional items will be kindly gifted for the event. I only share products that I personally use and that are made with the highest integrity.  

To work with Avra and Love Wild Live Free on collaborations, reviews and sponsored posts please get in touch on the Contact page!

Please Note: Love Wild Live Free is a proud supporter of the Toronto Vegetarian Association  (TVA) and Veg Food Fest, however, this event is not associated with the TVA or Veg Food Fest.