Baltimore Vegan Drinks

A happy hour and social event for vegans, vegetarians, and the veg-curious.

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Everyone is Welcome

Baltimore vegans, vegetarians, and veg-curious have a home, always, in Vegan Drinks, to meet and socialize with other vegans in a welcoming environment.

Our mission is to bring together a diverse group of people to build new friendships, and promote the sharing of vegan-centric resources.

Vegan drinkers come in all ages, backgrounds, and ethnicities, and from all over the Baltimore and D.C. metro area. There’s no cover charge, and there are 100%-vegan snacks. And of course there are awesome vegan drinks! You do not have to drink alcohol to enjoy our events, many of our guests come just for the tasty food and great company! There are options for everyone and many of our locations are family-friendly.

The folks behind Vegan Drinks

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Rissa has been part of Baltimore Vegan Drinks since 2012. As a vegan of 26 years, there's not much in terms of activism she hasn't done from grant writing to fostering animals to leafleting to bake sales to speaking at events and even co-organizing festivals. But Vegan Drinks holds a special place in her heart because it brings the community together. When she was a new vegan, the hardest piece of the puzzle was connecting with others who shared her point of view.

Rissa is  the Senior Editor at Vegetarian Journal magazine, loves green tea, and frequently takes long walks in the woods with her dog, The Dude.

Rissa's Website

Rissa Miller Runs the show
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Bryan has been a part of Baltimore Vegan Drinks since the time that Rissa told him to start updating the website and sending infrequent email newsletters. As a vegan in the Baltimore area since 2005, Bryan feels very lucky to be a part of such a thriving vegan culture. Bryan hopes to continue supporting the Baltimore Vegan community as it enters the next phase of growth and change.

In his spare time, Bryan hangs out in Charles Village with his Baltimore babe, Megan, his two cats, Taco and Cholula (aka Lula, Lula bean, or Bean), and a lot of great vegan restaurants.

Bryan's Website

Bryan Barnes Helps with nerdy things

Upcoming Baltimore Vegan Drinks Events

December 14, 2021 / 6 - 8 p.m.

Baltimore Vegan Drinks at Johnny Rad's Skeeball Room

2108 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD

Join us for vegan pizza, cheezesteaks, vegan mozz sticks, salads, sweets, and a full bar. We have the entire SKEEBALL room to ourselves!

If you wish to participate in the white-elephant vegan gift swap, please bring a wrapped vegan-friendly gift that is any-age and any-gender appropriate. We will do the swap game about 1/2 way through the event. This is not required. It's a fun thing for those who care to join in.

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To help our restaurant partner, we hope to give a "general idea" of the number in our group.


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Animals Saved/Year Per Vegan
Vegan Door Prizes

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We organize and promote vegan culture and events around Baltimore.

If you have an event that you'd like us to promote, or if you'd like to volunteer with us, send us a message at the address below.

baltimorevegans (at)
Note: we reserve the right to select events and news to promote to our audience

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