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.

Event Ideas Are Welcome!  We hope to be able to have outreach, volunteer days, and dining events in the relatively near future.  In the interim, please send us your suggestions for walks/hikes + takeout, online activities, and anything else.  Let us know what events you are interested in.  Please send us your suggestions.

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.  We hope to see you in the near future!

NJveg upcoming events:


Socially Distanced, Masked Walk/Hike + Takeout #18 – Somerset County
Saturday March 13, 1pm

The eighteenth in our series will be at TBD.  Let us know your preference for both the hike and restaurant.  Inclement weather (precipitation, excessive cold, snow- or ice-covered trails) date is Sunday March 14.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text/voice).


Monthly Online Meetup #9
Sunday March 21, 7pm

Another opportunity just to say hello, or chat for a while.  A favorite topic is “what I’m eating during the pandemic”, but anything relevant is welcome.  A Google Hangouts Meet link and dial-in info will be sent to all who RSVP.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text).


Socially Distanced, Masked Walk/Hike + Takeout #19 – Ocean County
Saturday March 27, time TBD

The nineteenth in our series will be at Wells Mills County Park in Waretown (info).  We’ll plan on doing the 8.5 mile Penn Hills (aka Macri) trail (map).  Let us know your preference for takeout.  Rain date is Sunday March 28.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text/voice).


Socially Distanced, Masked Walk/Hike + Takeout #20 – Hunterdon County
Saturday April 10, time TBD

The 20th in our series will be at TBD.  Let us know your preference for both the hike and restaurant.  Possibilities include Deer Path Park (info here & here), Round Valley Recreation Area (info, map), and the Delaware River Towpath around Lambertville.  Rain date is Sunday April 11.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text/voice).


Monthly Online Meetup #10
Sunday April 18, 7pm

Another opportunity just to say hello, or chat for a while.  A favorite topic is “what I’m eating during the pandemic”, but anything relevant is welcome.  A Google Hangouts Meet link and dial-in info will be sent to all who RSVP.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text).


Socially Distanced, Masked Walk/Hike + Takeout #21 – South Jersey
Saturday April 24, time TBD

The 21st in our series will be at TBD.  Let us know your preference for both the hike and restaurant.  Possibilities include Maurice River Bluffs Preserve (info) and Estelle Manor Park (info, map).  Rain date is Sunday April 25.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text/voice).


Additional events planned or in the works, post-pandemic (venue suggestions needed):

  • Educational outreach (volunteers needed)
  • Volunteer work days
  • Meetups at vegan or vegan-friendly restaurants
  • Vegan potlucks (and game parties)
  • Vegan bake sale to benefit an animal rescue or sanctuary
  • Catered gourmet vegan meals
    • Rowan College Burlington County Culinary Arts Center, Mt Holly (TBD)
    • Lady and the Shallot, Trenton (TBD)
  • Historic tour/hike or walk/other activity and lunch/dinner
  • Speakers

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


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.