Ongoing Events

Farmed Animals Committee

The Farmed Animals Committee works on behalf of farmed animals and the environment by promoting veganism. We table at festivals/expos in Madison, started a Vegan Mentor Program, and have other projects in the works.

Contact Sara ( for the location of the next meeting.

Animals in Research

The Animals in Research Committee fights animal experiments at Covance and UW through educational events, protesting, and legal action. The Alliance is happy to announce Aaron Yarmel as the new Animals in Research committee leader. If you would like to join this committee please Contact Aaron ( for more information.

Companion Animals Group

The Companion Animals group has hosted speakers, worked with Pilots for Paws, drafted legislation for a chaining ordinance, and protested puppy mills and dog auctions. We are currently looking for a committee leader. Contact if you're interested.

Animals in Entertainment Group

The Animals in Entertainment Group got the elephants out of Vilas Zoo in 1999, and just recently, the same group helped pass the 2020 Dane County Elephant Ban. We're gearing up for another season of circus leafletting, and looking to spread our efforts across Wisconsin. We are currently looking for a committee leader. Contact if you're interested.

Wildlife Group

The Wildlife Group has posted no hunting signs, worked with the Companion Animal Group on opposing trapping, and has been a dedicated team of goose egg oilers. Right now, we're working to expand our efforts on the wolf hunt. The Alliance is happy to announce Melissa Smith as the new Wildlife committee leader. If you would like to join this committee please Contact Melisaa ( for more information.


Madison Vegan Drinks (a project of the Alliance)

Madison Vegetarian Meetup

Madison Veggie Families

Milwaukee Vegan Meetup

These meetups invite you to meet and socialize with other vegetarians and vegans in the Madison and Milwaukee areas.

Each event is well organized, friendly, welcoming, and some include delicious vegan food. This is a great place to come either alone or with your family or friends, to social with like-minds and learn more about a vegan lifestyle.

You will be sure to meet some great people!

Madison Summer Farmers' Market

The Alliance has a table at the Capitol Farmers' Market each Saturday morning in the summer. Stop by!


Alliance for Animals and the Environment Board Meetings

Evening meeting falling in the first week of each month
6:30 PM
Various locations

These are our monthly Board of Director's meetings which are also open to members. Please contact Sara if you would like to attend and we will provide you with exact date and location.

Monthly Animals for Animals Kids Meeting

Lakeview Library Meeting Room

Meetings of our Alliance for Animals Kids group led by our youth ambassador Miles. For more information contact Miles.

Wellness Expo

January 20th and 21st
Friday 3:00pm-8:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm
Monona Terrace 1 John Nolen Dr. Madison, WI 53703

We will be tabling and promoting veganism and the work of the Alliance at the Madison Wellness Expo. If you are interested in volunteering at this event please contact Sara .

Valentine's Day Bake Sale

Saturday, February 11th
Goodman Community Center

Our valentine's day bakesale. Stop by and support the Alliance in exchange for tasty treats and wonderful crafts.

Vegan Crafting Workshop

Saturday, February 25th
Home on the East Side of Madison

More information on the event can be found on the facebook page. Register for the event here.

Alliance for Animals Annual Meeting

Thursday, March 30th
Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N High Point Rd Madison, WI

All supporters, donors, and volunteers may attend the annual meeting that shall be held each year. At the annual meeting, the new members of the Board shall be announced and such other business as determined by the Board, pertaining to the purposes, goals, and activities of the Alliance, shall be transacted. Light refreshments will be provided.

Mad City Vegan Fest 2017

Saturday, June 17th
All Day
Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall

Mark your calendar for Saturday, June 17, 2017! We're excited to announce that next year's fest will be in an even larger section of the Alliant Energy Center. If you'd like to participate in planning the event please email us at

Vegan Chili Cook-off

Saturday, November 4th
Madison Masonic Center

Our yearly Chili Cook-off Fundraiser. More information will be available as we get closer to the event.