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Photo: Vegan burger, courtesy of Grossmont Center


September 6, 2019 (La Mesa) – You’re invited to taste how delicious a vegan lifestyle can be at the First Friday Night Market at Grossmont Center on Friday, October 4 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sponsored by Vegan San Diego, this free event gathers the most exceptional vegan vendors all in one spot so that you can savor and sip delectable plant-based food and beverages.

The First Friday Night Market takes place the first Friday of each month starting September 6, 2019. The family-friendly market features cuisines from around the world prepared by top local vendors which will change on a monthly basis.


Here is a list of the vegan food vendors that will be attending on October 4:


  • Harmless Eats
  • By Rosaline
  • Veg’n Out
  • El Veganito
  • Lady G’s Canteen
  • La Casita De Vero
  • URBN Pizza
  • Maya’s Cookies
  • Kelly’s Croutons
  • The Big Squeeze

The vegan market wouldn’t be complete without vegan desserts. Dig into some eats, sweets, and vegan drinks, and while you are enjoying your food, you can groove to a lively mix of music from a local artist.


Know Before You Go


Admission to the First Friday Night Market at Grossmont Center is free, and most of the vendors accept cash or credit cards for food and beverage purchases. No animals are allowed at the market.


The market is set in the outdoor environment of Grossmont Center, in the parking lot near Fuddruckers and Chuze Fitness. Plenty of parking is available. Don’t forget to bring your own reusable straws and utensils, plus containers for to-go orders for a truly green and sustainable experience! 


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