Best vegan festivals for children

Isle of White Vegan Festival

The festival promises children’s entertainment.

Isle of White Vegan Festival- 14th July 2018

Vegan Events UK

Children’s activities will run throughout the day.  The festivals generally include activities such as: decorate a cookie, make an animal mask, puzzles, board games and jigsaws, face painting, a ball pit, and puzzles for younger children.  The Scottish Vegan Festival will also include ‘slime making workshops’, and the events in November and December will feature Christmas card making.

Scotland Vegan Festival- 14th July 2018

Bath Vegan Festival- 28th July 2018 and 3rd November 2018

Portsmouth Vegan Festival- 13th October 2018 and 20th April 2019

Manchester Ethical Christmas Market- 17th- 18th November 2018

Essex Vegan Festival- 25th November 2018

Dorset Vegan Festival- 9th December 2018


The festivals each have a ‘Lil Yogi’ room with classes for children, as well as: dance workshops, face painting and henna.  The Liverpool festival will include a class for children who have learning difficulties, followed by a talk for the adults about the benefits of yoga for their children.

Liverpool Yoga and Vegan Festival- 15th July 2018

Richmond Yoga and Vegan Festival- 22nd July 2018

Norwich Yoga and Vegan Foods Festival- 16th September 2018

York Yoga and Vegan Festival- 30th September 2018

Greenwich Yoga and Vegan Festival- 6th October 2018

Vegan Vybes

Vegan Vybes are currently hoping to attract children’s workshops to their regular markets.

Vegan Vybes, found in: Bearwood, Handsworth, and Kingsheath & Mosely

Maidstone Vegan Festival

The ‘Children’s Zones’ will have: a teddy bear corner with story books, face painting, games, crafts and hula hooping.  There will be space for children both indoors and outdoors on the lawn.

Maidstone Vegan Festival- 28th July 2018

Vegan Camp

The camp takes place in a different venue each year, with activities provided by the attendees. The camp site this year has: a wooden playground, games room, arcade games, and a pool table.

Vegan Camp- 28th July to 12th August

Viva Vegan Festivals

The festivals usually have a kid’s craft gazebo with demonstrations of how to make a variety of fun things from upcycled materials. The Coventry festival will also have a bouncy castle.

Coventry Viva Vegan Festival- 4th August 2018

Bristol Viva Vegan Festival- 8th December 2018

Cardiff Viva Vegan Festival- 16th February 2018

Nottingham Green Festival

There will be kid’s activities.

Nottingham Green Festival- 16th September 2018

Reading Vegan Festival

The festival will host face painting and story time ‘for kids big and small’.

Reading Vegan Festival- 22nd September 2018

Farplace vegan festivals

The festivals have kid’s zones.

Irish Vegan Festival- 7th October 2018

Scottish Vegan Festival- 20th October


There are kid’s areas at all events, with the next festival to place in London.  In the recent Bristol festival, kid’s entertainer ‘Captain James Tea Cook- Pirate of the Carob Bean’ hosted a series of dynamic cookery classes.

London Vegfest- 27th and 28th October

#Kids #cookery classes at @vegfestuk #bristol proudly hosted by @captjamesteacook

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Animal Aid

It isn’t mentioned on the website, but previously the Christmas Fayre in London had a children’s crafts room.

Southwest Christmas Without Cruelty Festival- 24th November 2018

Christmas Fayre- 9th December 2018

Kent Vegan Festival

In 2018, the Kent Vegan Festival had a children’s area on a grassy lawn with a tipi.  There were a variety of activities, including: face painting, nature crafts and recycling crafts.  There was also a story-telling session, children’s comedy show, and hula hoop workshop.

Kent Vegan Festival- 4th May 2019

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Maidstone Vegan Festival

Vegan Camp



Kent Vegan Festival

Calling all children, young people and families… Not only do you get in for free if you are under 11, we just have so much stuff going on for you this year 🙂 We have an amazing Children’s Area (in a lovely green area, with plenty of shade and a tipi). Plus a separate Teen Zone (sponsored by the Vegan Society)! In the Children’s Area (outside in green space in the centre of the venue): All day activities: Children’s Activity Tent with Animal Aid. Activities with First-hand Experiences. Save the Animals, Face Painting, Nature Craft, Recycling Craft (all in the tipi). Timetabled Activities: 11am – Story-telling with (Victoria Cork-Black) in the tipi. 12noon – Bitesize Viva Las Vegans – Comedy show (and open mic) for kids! (with Matt Hoss) in the tipi. 2pm – Hula Hoop workshop (with Amy-Jayne Lambert) near the tipi. In the Teen Zone (to the left as you come through the main doors): Poetry, banner-making, loads of information and freebies, a chill-out area Order your tickets here: Or get them on the door. @thingsforkidsinkent @kentmums #kentkids #veganchild #kentparentbloggeruk #kentparent #kentmums #canterburyfamily #kentfamily #kentdad

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