About Us

About Socal VegFest

Welcome to SoCal VegFest, a one-of-a-kind event designed to engage curiosity and inspire consciousness in people of all ages. This event-not-to-miss will include free plant-based food samplings, musical entertainment, guest speakers, cooking demonstrations, raffles, interactive booths, food vendors, humane organizations, an enjoyable children’s area with a variety of engaging opportunities especially for kids, and more.

The purpose of SoCal VegFest is to introduce Southern Californians and others to the benefits of healthy conscious living. Our goal is to inspire and support anyone who wants to learn more about living a more healthy, environmentally friendly, and compassionate life. The SoCal VegFest is run by dedicated volunteers as a project of Non-Profits Simply Vegan, and APRL 

Location & Directions

This year's Socal Vegfest is being held in the OC Fair and Events Center. Click the button below for directions.
Address: 88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 

Venue Directions:
● Exit 405 on Fairview
● Left on Arlington (East direction)
● Enter the OC Fair & Event Center at Gate 4

About Simply Vegan Project

Simply Vegan Project is a nonprofit organization helping to educate the public on compassion and advocacy for animals, ethical vegan living, environmental responsibility, and plant-based nutrition by facilitating events including the annual SoCalVegFest. We encourage people and organizations to rethink the use of animals for food, clothing, and entertainment.  Simply Vegan Project is a grassroots 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 

About APRL

The Animal Protection and Rescue League is an entirely volunteer-run, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to protect the rights and habitats of all animals. APRL has helped pass animal protection legislation, won dozens of court cases to protect animals, conducted numerous animal rescues, and educated hundreds of thousands of people about humane eating.