Helping to build and strengthen Toronto's vegan community was one of the reasons why this blog was created. I am a proud supporter of local vegan events and animal rights initiatives.

To have your event featured or for sponsorship opportunities please get in touch here.  

Upcoming Events


Join us at Toronto Veg Food Fest for a full-day Vegan Social Events Takeover at the South Common Tent. Saturday, September 7th, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Veg Food Fest is September 6th - 8th at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto - FREE Admission!

Vegan Social Events x Veg Food Fest Takeover

Saturday, September 7th, 2019
Join us at the South Common Tent for inspiring talks all day long:

Vegan Influencer Panel - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM: Ft. Lisa Le (The Viet Vegan), ZALE, Richard Burgess (Vegan Gains), and Anne-Marie Campbell (Meat Free Athlete).

Going Vegan and Zero-Waste with Kids - 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM: Ft. Amber Allen (The Fairly Local Vegan) *NOW AT THE LOFT*

Million Dollar Round Table - Owning and Growing a Vegan Business - 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM: Ft. Ilana Kadonoff (Sweets from the Earth), Oren Epstein (BIO RAW), James McInnes (Globally Local), and Julia Kirouac (Nud Fud

Sustainability Panel - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM: Ft. Amber Allen (The Fairly Local Vegan), Matt Benfield, and Stacey Ottman (THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON PLANTS)

Panels curated & moderated by Avra Epstein, Vegan Social Events creator & events producer, and sustainability content creator at Love Wild Live Free.

Past Featured Events

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THURS. SEPT. 5TH. 2019.



6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Vegan Social Events is back with The 4th Annual Toronto Vegan Social Event Pop-Up, an exclusive evening with complimentary food tastings, full bar service, and sustainable shopping! Join us for an evening celebrating all things vegan & sustainable.

Toronto's Festival of the Summer is BACK: The Sustainable Block PartyPresented by Vegan Social Events.

Saturday, June 29th, 2019 from 11 am to 6 pm

43 Junction Road, Toronto

This low-waste and 100% vegan festival will feature an incredible lineup of inspiring guest speakers, including Jonny Juicer, That Vegan Couple, The Fairly Local Vegan, The Edgy Veg, and The Sustainable Duo, just to name a few!

Over 100 vendors with delicious vegan food and eco-friendly goods. Best of all, admission is FREE! 

Kitchener-Waterloo Vegfest


Enjoy delicious vegan food, fun activities and insightful conversations regarding food, sustainability and climate change! All species are welcome!

Saturday, July 6th, 2019 at 11 am - 6 pm

Kitchener City Hall

Compassionista Fundraiser - An Ethical Fashion Show by The Right Side Boutique - a cruelty-free and slow fashion boutique.

I am thrilled to be joining the Fashion Show as a special guest! This event will feature:

  • Sweatshop free clothing

  • Inspiring speakers with tips on sustainable living

  • Healthy Vegan Refreshments

  • A silent auction

  • Live DJ

100% of the proceeds go to Wishing Well Sanctuary.

Wishing Well Sanctuary's Seventh Birthday and Fabulous Fall Festival

October 13, 2018  - 11AM to 6PM

Bradford, Ontario 

Each guest will receive a FREE $10 gift card from Fresh Restaurants +  $5 gift card from Panago Pizza! Swag Bags guaranteed to the first 80 guests who purchase tickets.

Vegan Social Events are all about bringing the community together and supporting organizations that are working in the areas of animal rights protection, and the promotion of the vegan lifestyle, as well as sustainability initiatives.

The Charity Partner for this event is Wishing Well Sanctuary, a farmed animal sanctuary located in Bradford, Ontario. 

Veg Food Fest

September 7 - 9, 2018, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto - FREE Event!

I am thrilled to be curating and moderating a Vegan Influencers Panel at Veg Food Fest - Friday, September 7th from 5PM to 6PM

Join me  for this special panel discussion featuring: John Lewis of Bad Ass Vegan, cookbook author Candice Hutchings of The Edgy Veg, YouTuber Maddie Lymburner, vegan athlete and animal rights activist Anne-Marie Campbell of Meat Free Athlete, blogger and YouTuber Lisa Le of The Viet Vegan, and award winning music producer ZALE. A look at effective vegan advocacy strategies for social media and trends within the growing online vegan community.

Sunday, November 19th from 12pm to 6pm at Artscape Wychwood Barns.

For event details click here.

Toronto Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Saturday, August 19/17 at Fort York, Garrison Common (250 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto).

This event is the ultimate all vegan experience featuring comfort food, craft brews, wine and spirits! Come and say hi if you see me at the event - I'll be sporting my Love Wild Live Free T-Shirt and eating all the vegan food!

Click here for tickets and info.

Now for some #VeganFoodPorn c/o the Toronto Vegan Food and Drink Festival... 

The Vendors List is on point this year: Champ's Diner, from Brooklyn, NYC, will be there and I've heard only incredible things about the diner (and their sister restaurant Screamer's Pizzeria too!). I'm super excited to try tacos from Tucos Tacos Lounge, based out of Sudbury, Ontario. I also cannot wait to check Virtuous Pie, from Vancouver - they'll be opening shop in Toronto in the coming months! Oh, and Dominick Thompson of Crazies and Weirdos, based out of NYC, will be in town with his eco-friendly, vegan activism apparel! 

Make sure you also check out my friends at CulcherdSweet Hart Kitchen, Chef Doug McNish,  AllTRUEist, Zengarry, Manitoba Harvest, Hot For Food, Nuts For Cheese, Sudsatorium, Jewels By SJBCocoVie Naturals, Two Bears Coffee, Chick Peas Veg....and many, many more!

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Friday, July 28/17 at The Local Lululemon Men's Concept Space.

The event will feature a one hour Vinyasa Flow led by a flight of three talented Ossington yoga instructors. All proceeds will benefit The New Leaf Yoga Foundation.

To reserve your space click here.


Sunday, July 16, 2017

EVENT DETAILS click here and TICKETS click here!

The Toronto Yoga Conference & Show: March 31 to April 2, 2017

Spend time shopping amongst 300+ conscious minded organizations and companies offering products and services inline with your mindful attitudes. Participate in over 60 hours of Yoga, Cultural Arts and Lectures.

To have your event featured or for sponsorship opportunities please get in touch here.