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First Friday Night Market

Nov 01 @ 05:00 pm - Nov 01 @ 10:00 pm | Free

Discover The Vegan Lifestyle at First Friday Night Market

Taste how delicious a vegan lifestyle can be at the First Friday Night Market at Grossmont Center! 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.

A Taste of the First Friday Night Market

Grossmont Center is excited to host this amazing event, which takes place from 5 to 10 p.m. 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 our first event:

  • Harmless Eats
  • By Rosaline
  • Veg’n Out
  • El Veganito
  • Lady G’s Canteen
  • La Casita De Vero
  • UBRN 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. It’s just one of many great events happening at Grossmont Center.

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 lovely 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!


November 1, 2019
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Grossmont Center
5500 Grossmont Center Dr
La Mesa, CA, CA 91942 United States

Events in La Mesa

Grossmont Center is more than a mall—it’s a vibrant, lively community gathering spot in La Mesa with plenty of things to do both day and night. In addition to a wide variety of shopping and dining experiences, the center is the hub in San Diego for fun and exciting events and helps bring people in the La Mesa area together to have a good time.

From popular outdoor concerts and fun kids’ story times and activities to holiday-themed celebrations, Grossmont Center offers events for everyone! The center also hosts community-focused events such as pet adoptions and blood drives. In addition to center-wide celebrated events, our stores, restaurants, and specialty tenants also host their own unique happenings and programs throughout the year, which enhances the Grossmont Center experience. Whatever the event is, you’re sure to have a great time! Round up the kids, bring along your pet dog, get a group of friends together, or plan a date night and enjoy all that Grossmont Center has to offer!

Most Popular Events at Grossmont Center

We have a vibrant lineup of events throughout the year at Grossmont Center, and some are especially popular and have become beloved traditions in the community. Kids enjoy our annual Easter Egg Hunt, which offers plenty of excitement with crafts, balloon animals, and other holiday activities. In October, adorable ghosts, princesses, and other magical creatures come to Trick-or-Treat Around the Center for a family-friendly Halloween celebration. During winter, ‘tis the season to celebrate at Grossmont Center’s HolidayFest with Santa and his elves, a gingerbread bounce house, holiday crafts, and much more. Three times a year, the Center partners with the San Diego Animal Support Foundation to present major pet adoption events: Cupids & Canines, Dog Days of Summer, and Howl-O-Ween Hounds. Come join the fun, and you will see why these events are so popular in the La Mesa community!

Find Things to Do in La Mesa for Kids and Families

Below you can scroll through our calendar of upcoming events to find something just right for you, whether it’s this weekend or next month. You can also always stay in the know by finding event information in our monthly e-newsletters, too, so sign up to begin receiving yours today. Finally, be sure to check out our Facebook page for details on upcoming events and view cool videos from past events. Remember, Grossmont Center events are sure to get everyone excited!