New Jersey Vegan Events and Festival Info

Everyone is welcome at NJveg events:  vegan, vegetarian, or veg-curious!  Our events are open to the public, except when noted as members only.

Please check your email on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation.  If you’re not on our mailing list, you can sign up here.  If you use Google Calendars, add NJveg.org@gmail.com to see our events.

NJveg upcoming events:


 

Grounds for Sculpture Visit

Saturday May 25, Noon
80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton Township NJ 08619

Join NJveg for a tour of this popular outdoor museum (https://www.groundsforsculpture.org), followed by a late lunch (see below)!  Note that advanced ticket purchase is recommended.  A special benefit for NJveg members:  we have 12 free passes (an $18 – $20 value per person), so we will split the total cost of admission.  Become an NJveg member here.  This event alone could cover your membership dues!

Please RSVP (required) by May 24 to NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


Late Lunch at Brothers Pizza

Saturday May 25, 3pm (time tentative)
871 Rt 33, Hamilton NJ 08619

Join NJveg for a late lunch at vegan-friendly Brothers Pizza after our visit to Grounds for Sculpture (see above)!

Please RSVP (required) by May 23 to NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.

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Outreach – Somerville Street Fair

Sunday June 2, 11am-5pm
Main St, Somerville NJ 08876

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 10am) and packing up (to about 5:30pm).

If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


Outreach – Piscataway Street Fair

Saturday June 8, 10am-4pm
455 Hoes Ln, Piscataway NJ 08854

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 9am) and packing up (to about 4:30pm).

If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


Outreach – Dunellen Street Fair

Sunday June 23, 11am-5pm
Dunellen NJ 08812

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 10am) and packing up (to about 5:30pm).

If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


Lunch at Frenchtown Fresh and Hike/Walk

Sunday June 30, 1pm (time tentative)
2 Race St, Frenchtown NJ 08825

Join NJveg for lunch at this vegan restaurant, followed by a hike on the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail or a stroll around town!

Menu:  https://www.facebook.com/frenchtownfresh

Please RSVP (required) by June 27 to NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.

Review our restaurant trip guidelines


Outreach – Hightstown Harvest Fair

Saturday October 12, 10am-4pm
N Main St (Rt 33), Hightstown, NJ 08520

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 9am) and packing up (to about 4:30pm).

If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


 

Additional events planned (venue suggestions needed):

  • Educational outreach opportunities.  Tentative autumn outreach – Red Bank (Sunday 9/8), Bound Brook (Saturday 9/14), Hopewell (Saturday 9/21), Highland Park (9/22), Somerset (Saturday 9/28), New Brunswick (Sunday 9/29), Hightstown (Saturday 10/12)
  • Restaurant outings, including Veganized (New Brunswick), Ocean Organics (Jackson), Cava (Bridgewater), Cafe Con Leche (Newtown, PA).
  • Potlucks
  • Speakers
  • Vegan bake sale to benefit an animal rescue or sanctuary
  • Volunteer work day
  • Gourmet vegan meals
  • Hike and lunch/picnic
  • Historic tour/other activity and lunch/dinner

Please let us know what you’re interested in.  Contact us at  NJveg.org@gmail.com  or  609-557-7077.


View our previous events here.

Below you will find our Facebook events calendar.

You may click on the events to RSVP.  We are sharing events all around the state of New Jersey.