Your roundup of the best vegan events this weekend: March 3 – 4

Vegan woman enjoying her weekend in AustraliaOur weekly events roundup is back! If you’re looking for good vibes and sweet vegan eats this weekend, then look no further. Whether it’s vegan markets, bake sales, fruit picking or mountain hiking, we’ve got you covered with a range of events around Australia:

Queensland

QLD – Fresh Start Rescue Vegan Bake Sale

Fresh Start Rescue is non-profit organisation dedicated to the rehabilitation and re-homing of dogs and cats in need. This weekend, the group is hosting fundraising bake sale, with plenty of sweet vegan treats on offer.

If you’re looking to support a good cause, then head down to Fortitude Valley this Saturday 3rd March. The Fresh Start team will be on-hand to answer any questions you may have about fostering pets, and you’ll even have the chance to meet puppies and doggos in need of adoption.

Date: Saturday 3rd March 
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Venue: My Pet Warehouse – 18 Doggett Street, Fortitude Valley QLD
Info: Via Facebook

QLD – Introduction to Veganism

If you’re new to plant based living, the Introduction to Veganism event is for you! This Saturday 3rd March, The Vegan Grocer will cover the essentials you need to kickstart your plant based journey. The event will offer an educational introduction to veganism, discussing what it means for animals, the environment, and you. Light vegan snacks will also be available!

Date: Saturday 3rd March
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: Fraser Coast Regional Council Library – 161 Old Maryborough Road,
Hervey Bay QLD
Info: Via website

New South Wales

NSW – Nimbin Cruelty Free Creatives Launch Party 

Vegan workshops now have the ultimate place to retreat! Join your hosts The Vegan Tribe to celebrate the launch of a dedicated creative space for cruelty-free initiatives. Treat yourself to an evening of good vibes and good people. BYO drinks and even a small tent to camp out under the stars!

Date: Saturday 3rd March
Time: From 6:00pm
Venue: Nimbin Road, Nimbin NSW
Info: Via Facebook

NSW – Sydney Vegan Markets 

Visit the Sydney Vegan Markets this Saturday 3rd March, and stock up on your favourite vegan goodies. Run by Vegan NSW, these markets will not disappoint! There will be plenty of delicious vegan food, along with plant based health and beauty products, fashion and homewares. The markets are free of charge and pet friendly!

Date: Saturday 3rd March
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Addison Road Community Centre – 142 Addison Road, Marrickville NSW
Info: Via Facebook

Victoria

VIC – Vegan Mini Market 

The Vegan Mini Market promises plant based food, fashion, beauty, art and more! Expect a range of wares that are cruelty-free, up-cycled and sustainable. The Vegan Mini Market is plastic bag free, so please BYO shopping bags. Spare some time to explore the historic Abbotsford Convent and its beautiful surrounds!

Date: Saturday 3rd March 
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Venue: Abbotsford Convent – 1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC
Info: Via Facebook

South Australia

SA – Plant Based Noms 

Exactly what the name suggests! Hosted by Adelaide Vegans, Plant Based Noms is a delicious lunch held at Nagev this Saturday 3rd March. The main menu is completely vegan, but does include some dairy options for your omni pals.

Date: Saturday 3rd March
Time: 12:30pm
Venue: Nagev Kitchen – 190 Payneham Road, Evandale SA
Info: Via website 

SA – Plant Powered Adelaide Hike, Pizza and Talk 

Beautiful scenery, outdoor exercise, and plant based pizza! What more could a vegan want? This Sunday 4th March, Plant Powered Adelaide are hosting a meet-up. If you’re keen for a hike that encompasses gorgeous waterfalls, this is for you!

If you’re not interested in the hike, then catch-up afterwards for pizza and a chat with Ben Loaker – a personal trainer who has successfully completed the eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate.

Date: Sunday 4th March 
Time: 12:00pm hike, 4:00pm talk and pizza
Venue: Morialta Conservation Park, Woodforde SA
Info: Via Facebook

Tasmania

TAS – Cube of Truth Demonstrations

The Cube of Truth will be held at various locations around Australia, as a peaceful demonstration by Anonymous for the Voiceless. The demonstration operates in a structured manner to trigger curiosity and interest, with the aim of leading bystanders to veganism. The Cube of Truth utilises standard-practice animal exploitation footage, masks, signs and outreach literature.

Date: Saturday 3rd March
Time: 10:30am Hobart 
Venue: Parliament Lawns, Hobart TAS
Info: Via Facebook

Western Australia

WA – Pick Your Own Summer Fruit Festival

Summer may have ended, but the fruits are still perfect for picking at S&R Orchard! This Saturday you’re invited to the orchard for a day of entertainment and fruit picking. For just $10, you’ll receive all-you-can-eat fruit straight from the tree, plus a 1.5kg take-home bag!

Date: Saturday 3rd March 
Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Venue: S&R Orchard – 46 Halleendale Road, Walliston WA
Info: Via Facebook

Know of any upcoming vegan events? Fill us in on the details! Contact hello@vegannews.com.au or enter a submission online.

 

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