Hug A Vegetarian Day - September
Sat, Sep 23, 2023

Hug A Vegetarian Day

Hug A Vegetarian Day is celebrated annually on September 23rd. It turns out there are a huge number of people in the world who adhere to vegetarianism. This theory has not been scientifically confirmed, but there is strong evidence in favor of vegetarianism.


Hug A Vegetarian Day introduces the vegetarian lifestyle. This is a whole philosophy, which involves not only the rejection of meat, but also any animal food, natural fur and leather. The holiday was founded by the organization “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals”. The founder of the organization, Ingrid Newkirk, was unhappy with the conditions in which animals were kept in shelters, and she sincerely wanted to help. Today, PETA is a symbol of the fight against animal abuse.

Interesting Facts

  • Most vegetarians are from India. According to statistics, about 70% of all people who have given up animal products live in India.
  • The main problem faced by people who have given up meat is vitamin B12 deficiency.
  • Plants contain 10 times more protein than meat, so a vegetarian diet can feed more people.
  • The most popular vegetarians are Henry Ford, Ozzy Osbourne, Leonardo da Vinci, and Brad Pitt.

How to take part

Chat with a vegetarian, study in more detail the lifestyle and philosophy, and the principles of nutrition. Immerse yourself in the idea – to do good, to protect animals. Dedicate one day only to vegetarian food, give up meat, dairy products, and eggs. Eat vegetables, fruits, nuts, and legumes. Watch documentaries about vegetarianism; it might motivate you to change your lifestyle.

When is Hug A Vegetarian Day celebrated in 2023?

Hug A Vegetarian Day is observed on the fourth Friday of September each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Friday September 22 2023
Friday September 27 2024
Friday September 26 2025
Friday September 25 2026

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