Events

Events

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Pignic
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Watkins Glen, NY

Spend your Fourth of July holiday with your friends, family, and the rescued animals at Farm Sanctuary! Come give the pigs a belly rub, play with the goats, feed clover to the turkeys and chickens, and relax with the cows! In addition to time with rescued farm animals, the event will feature a vegan picnic lunch, crafts, and outdoor games. Our Watkins Glen location is a perfect place to enjoy a long summer day and celebrate everyone’s right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We hope to see you there! Check back for registration information.


2019 NYC Triathlon with Team Farm Sanctuary
Sunday, July 21, 2019
New York, NY

For more than 30 years, Farm Sanctuary President and Co-founder Gene Baur has led the plant-powered farm animal protection movement. Join triathletes like him as part of Team Farm Sanctuary, a community of compassionate champions who are changing the world for farm animals. Register today!


Hoedown
Saturday – Sunday, August 10 – 11, 2019
Watkins Glen, NY

Each year, we invite animal lovers and experts in the animal protection movement to come together, celebrate the lives of the rescued animals at Farm Sanctuary, and share and exchange ways to improve the world for others like them. In addition to speaker presentations and open sanctuary time with rescued farm animals, the Hoedown includes delicious vegan catered meals, on-site camping, hay rides, a cocktail hour, and dancing! The Hoedown is a wonderful educational and fun-filled gathering for all of those who are interested in inspiring change in the way society views and treats farm animals. Check back for registration information.


Pignic
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Acton, CA

Help us say farewell to summer with this animal-friendly take on a traditional picnic. At Farm Sanctuary, you can try a veggie hot dog along with veganized versions of traditional picnic foods! This event also features sanctuary time with rescued farm animals and children’s crafts. Give a pig a belly rub, snuggle with a sheep, and enjoy your favorite summer foods in our serene sanctuary setting. The Pignic is a perfect place for friends and family members of all ages to relax, enjoy the final days of summer, and connect with new animal friends. Check back for registration information.


Farm Animal Care Conference
Beginner Level: Friday – Sunday, September 13 – 15, 2019
Advanced Level: Friday – Sunday, October 11 – 13, 2019
Watkins Glen, NY

With more than 30 years of experience as the nation’s leading farm animal rescue organization, Farm Sanctuary is pleased to host our annual Farm Animal Care Conference, geared toward individuals who are interested in learning more about how to effectively operate a farm animal sanctuary. The Conference includes workshops from our expert staff in animal care and operations, animal health, fundraising, administration, visitor and volunteer programs, and species-specific field time. It’s an essential learning experience for anyone considering or currently caring for rescued farm animals. Check back for registration information.


Celebration for the Turkeys
Saturday, November 2, 2019 | Acton, CA
Sunday, November 3, 2019 | Acton, CA
Saturday, November 16, 2019 | Watkins Glen, NY

Each Thanksgiving season, we set aside time to reflect on the profound gratitude we have for the rescued animals who live at Farm Sanctuary. Our Celebration for the Turkeys events feature open sanctuary time with rescued turkeys, cows, sheep, goats, chickens, pigs, and other animals; an abundance of delicious vegan Thanksgiving fare; speaker presentations; and our famous Feeding of the Turkeys ceremony, during which we treat the turkeys to a feast of squash, pumpkin pie, kale salad, and cranberries. We hope you and your friends and family will join us in giving thanks at this beloved tradition! Check back for registration information.


Allergy statement: Menu items served at our events may contain or come into contact with wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, or other allergens. We cannot guarantee that the food served at these events will be free of allergens.