Looking for vegetarian & vegan national days? 🌱

I’ve got you covered with a complete list! There are 23 national days, three national weeks, and nine national months, all dedicated to celebrating the vegan and vegetarian lifestyle.

In this list, only the national days directly related to the vegetarian or vegan diet are included. For a comprehensive list of National Food & Drink Days, you can check out my complete list of all food-related national days. You can use many days from there and just adapt them. For example, celebrate National Ice Cream Day with your vegan/vegetarian version of ice cream.

Below are some specialty food-related national days lists that you might want to check out too: complete list of national food days, pasta & noodles days, ice-cream days, pizza days, coffee days, chocolate days, wine days, alcohol & drinking days.

Complete List of National Vegetarian & Vegan Diet Days

  • Every Monday of the year: Meatless Monday a.k.a. Meat Free Monday
  • February 25: Let’s All Eat Right Day
  • February 28: National Vegan Lipstick Day
  • March 7: National Plant Power Day
  • March 20: International Day Without Meat a.k.a. Great American Meatout or Meatout Day
  • April 17: Herbalist Day
  • May 21: National Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day
  • June 2: National Animal Rights Day a.k.a. NARD
  • June 5: National Veggie Burger Day
  • June 6: International Tempeh Day
  • June 15: World Meat Free Day
  • June 17: National Eat Your Vegetables Day
  • July 4: Independence From Meat Day
  • July 11: International Raw Food Day
  • July 26: World Tofu Day
  • August 22: World Plant Milk Day
  • September 1: National Tofu Day (UK and the whole world)
  • Fourth Friday in September: Hug A Vegetarian/Vegan Day
  • October 1: World Vegetarian Day
  • October 4: Hug a Non-Meat Eater Day
  • November 1: World Vegan Day a.k.a. International Vegan Day
  • November 2: Dynamic Harmlessness Day (is a tribute to H. Jay Dinshah is the founder of the American Vegan Society.)
  • First Wednesday of November: Eating Healthy Day
  • The same day as Thanksgiving: Turkey Free Thanksgiving

National Vegetarian & Vegan Weeks

National Vegetarian & Vegan Months

  • January: Veganuary (the biggest event for the category)
  • February: International Vegan Cuisine Month
  • February: Berry Fresh Month
  • March: Veggie Month
  • April: National Soy Foods Month
  • May: No Meat May
  • September: National Fruits & Veggies Month
  • October: Vegetarian Month a.k.a. Vegetarian Awareness Month 
  • November: World Vegan Month

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Last Update: July 8, 2024