Welcome to ChicagoVeg – Chicagoland Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw Foodist Community.

ChicagoVeg is the largest Chicagoland community for vegetarians, vegans, and raw foodists to socialize and meet like-minded people. We organize a range of fun activities and educational events in the city and the suburbs. Whether you are vegan or not vegan, we welcome everyone who is interested in a vegan/vegetarian/raw lifestyle for any reason - ethical, environmental, health, or spiritual. We support a nonjudgmental community where everyone can feel welcome to express their opinions, socialize, and have fun! Some of the fun activities include the following: exchanging vegan recipes (raw and not raw), vegan food potlucks, dining out at local vegetarian/vegan/raw restaurants, lectures pertaining to the vegetarian/vegan/raw lifestyle, and outreach events that promote a vegan lifestyle. We see the importance of educating others about advantages of veganism/vegetarianism, and we believe that a continuous education and supportive community are vitally important to sustain a vegan/vegetarian lifestyle.

Join us for delicious (raw food/vegan/vegetarian) meals, share your favorite recipes, discuss living a healthy (vegetarian - vegan - raw food) lifestyle, support green/eco living, and make new friends!

Everyone is welcome, from the vegetarian/vegan/raw food-curious to the 100% vegetarian/vegan/vegan-raw-foodists.

In addition to our monthly events, ChicagoVeg is also the lead organizer of the Chicago Veggie Pride Parade (CVPP). The goal of the parade is "Celebrating the Vegan/Vegetarian Lifestyle!" Featuring guest speakers, a costume contest, and tons of fun, CVPP is a wonderful all-encompassing event to support local vegans and vegetarians, as well as to raise awareness in the general public about the benefits of a plant-based diet. We encourage everyone, vegans or not vegans, to come and walk, socialize, learn, and of course celebrate the Vegan/Vegetarian lifestyle with us!

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Recent Meetups

  • 3 days ago · 4:00 PM

    ChicagoVeg Leadership Team Meeting

    9 ♡ ChicagoVeg members ♡ | 5.00 5.002

    - PLEASE READ THE MEETING DESCRIPTION BEFORE RSVP - This meeting is a ChicagoVeg planning session to determine events for the next few months. This is NOT a social event... Learn more
  • August 24 · 11:00 AM

    Montrose Beach Potluck and Volleyball

    42 ♡ ChicagoVeg members ♡ | 5.00 5.006 | 24 Photos

    This is a continuation of the very successful events from the past 5 summers. Feel free to come either for potluck or volleyball or both! LOCATION: • Montrose Beach on... Learn more
  • August 23 · 11:30 AM

    Veggie Expo @ Joliet!

    18 ♡ ChicagoVeg members ♡

    Let's enjoy and support the very first Veggie Expo in Joliet! ChicagoVeg is an official supporter of the Veggie Expo and you can find us at our booth there. While our... Learn more
  • August 17 · 10:30 AM

    Secrets to Thriving On A Raw & Plant-Based Diet

    22 ♡ ChicagoVeg members ♡ | 5.00 5.002

    - Curious about how to best balance your nutrition on a plant-based, raw diet? - So many opinions about nutrition, wondering what to believe? - What are the most... Learn more
  • August 9 · 12:00 PM

    Veggie Fest 2014

    84 ♡ ChicagoVeg members ♡ | 5.00 5.004

    Please join us at Veggie Fest, one of the largest vegetarian festivals in North America! We always had really great time at the past Veggie Fests: - our Veggie Fest... Learn more
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