I am very thankful that in 2018 we have SO many options for celebrating Thanksgiving as a vegan in Milwaukee! This is a long list and I bet I'll have to edit it a few times as new options get added, but let's get started!
Milwaukee Vegan Thanksgiving Feast
Enjoy an early Thanksgiving meal surrounded by compassionate people like yourself! Citizens United for Animals (CUFA) is putting on another Vegan Thanksgiving Feast potluck this year.
When: Saturday November 17th.
Location: The Falcon Bowl in Riverwest
Time: 5-8PM, Doors open at 4:30pm
Details: Required For Admittance--All attendees must bring a vegan dish to share. Holiday loaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, and non-alcoholic beverages provided. Alcohol available for purchase in bar. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Walk-ins only permitted if not sold out.
Facebook Event Link
SENIORS/FULL TIME STUDENTS: $8
CHILDREN 5-12: $5
(CUFA members discount $2 each)
Early online registration deadline is Nov 15th. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.
Thanksgiving for the Turkeys at Heartland Farm Sanctuary
Feed the turkeys a feast of their own--now THAT'S the way Thanksgiving should be celebrated!
When: Saturday, November 10
Location: Heartland Farm Sanctuary, 11713 Mid Town Road in Verona, WI
Time: Doors open at 10 AM, the feast starts promptly at 10:30! The barn will be open until 12 PM for self-guided tours following the feast.
Details: $75 per person gets you into Eddie’s VIP Friendship Feast! Eddie’s Feast includes a turkey sponsorship, hot cocoa and pastries, plus access to Eddie the turkey’s private party in the barn! You’ll also be the first to meet the new rescued pig residents! (Very limited space available!)
$30 per person – includes a turkey sponsorship packet (The packet contains a beautiful color photograph of your Heartland turkey, the turkey’s personal rescue story, and sponsorship acknowledgement – all in a stand up frame card.)
$20 per person (without turkey sponsorship) & $15 for kids!
Facebook Event Link
GET TICKETS HERE!
Pre-Order a Vegan Feast
If you're too busy out there saving animals, you might not want to cook. No problem! These places have you covered for pre-ordered vegan Thanksgiving feasts!
One of our local all-vegan restaurants is offering Thanksgiving Packs for two.
Place order by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be sent an invoice, and all pre paid orders will be ready for pick up on Tuesday the 20th and Wednesday the 21st. UPDATE NOV 12--THEY ARE SOLD OUT!!
Mouth & Muscle
They are offering a full vegan thanksgiving dinner for 2 - 4 people for $75. It includes:
Order a full vegan meal for two for $39.99 at Whole Foods. The menu is:
**UPDATE NOV 14th:
The Cultured Vegan
Spinach Salad w/Warm Brown Butter Dressing
"Meatloaf" or Holiday Roast
Pick 3 Sides:
Includes Free Dessert and Apple Cider
Pick Dessert: Peach Cobbler or Cranberry Almond Cookies
Write Sides choice in memo.
Delivery is $10.00 within Milwaukee City Limits
Pre-order by 7:00am 11/19 for delivery on 11/21
$45 for 2 people or $80 for 4 people (order for up to 10 people--see prices at link below)
Order online here!
Bunny's Bite (gluten-free) - Selling a variety of whole pies including Pumpkin Pie, Sweet Potato Pecan Pie and any Berry Pie. You can pick them up at Celesta Restaurant for just $40.00! To place an order and arrange a pick up date, email her at email@example.com
Blooming Lotus (grain-free, dairy-free, soy-free, peanut-free, egg-free and cane sugar-free) - They are offering a long list of pre-order items for Thanksgiving including pies, breads, cakes, cupcakes and bars. Pick up an order form at the bakery or call them at 414-212-8010.
Outpost Foods - offers vegan and vegan/GF pumpkin pies, apple cranberry crumble pie, GF apple pie and caramel apple cheesecake! They also have a number of vegan side dishes for your Thanksgiving meal. See the menu and ordering details here.
Batches - Vegan options are available for a number of pies, including: pumpkin and dutch apple for Thanksgiving and for Christmas, they're offering brandy old fashioned cherry and speculoos pear! Call 414-239-8980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to order.
Honey Pie - They are offering vegan apple crumb and vegan cherry struesel pies. Order online!
Whole Foods - Pre-order a vegan pumpkin pie online!
East Side Ovens - Offering 9 inch vegan pot pies or made to order bakery. Order by 11/16 to pick up 11/21!
Vegan Thanksgiving Roasts
Looking too cook a vegan roast for Thanksgiving? Here are some great options:
Start shopping early because these sell out! Here are some stores where you can find some of these roasts:
However you celebrate, give thanks to our ever-growing vegan community and hope for day when Thanksgiving becomes entirely plant-based!