4/20’s here and that means it’s time to get outside and mingle with other cannabis enthusiasts and celebrate love for the wonderful marijuana plant. Here’s a list of cool cannabis events around the country that you’ll be able to participate in all weekend long.
Nationwide 4/20 Weekend Events
Thursday, April 19th
Food and Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA
California rolled out legal weed in January, and there is plenty to celebrate! tökr, a personalized cannabis and dispensary-finder app, is hosting an event on Thursday, April 19, starting at 5:30PM at Los Angeles State Historic Park. There will be a movie screening of the classic stoner film Half Baked, a full bar, food trucks, and music for attendees enjoy. More info can be found at foodandfilmfest.com.
Cannabis Culture & Dispensary Tours in San Francisco, CA
Tour your favorite cannabis dispensaries and learn about marijuana culture in style with Emerald Farm Tours. Any tour booked through 4/20 will be 20 percent off; just use the code 420 on their website.
Friday, April 20th
SoCal Cannabis Cup in San Bernardino, CA
One of the biggest cannabis gatherings of the year, the SoCal Cannabis Cup is back! Featuring Lil Wayne and Nas, the event runs from 4/20-4/22 at the National Orange Events Center in San Bernardino. Admission ranges from $60-$420 and you must be 18+.
Damon Dash “Meet and Greet” at REEF Dispensary in Las Vegas, NV
In celebration of 4/20, GFIVE Cultivation, the first-ever owned and operated cultivation in Las Vegas, and mogul Damon Dash will launch their new customized strain, KING DUSKO exclusively at REEF Dispensary. It is Indica-dominant with the perfect blend of sticky honey and a remarkable banana aroma. Visit between 7-9pm to check it out.
The Gateway Show in Seattle, WA
Are you a comedy fan? Don’t miss The Gateway Show at the Broadway Performance Hall in Seattle this 4/20. It’s a 420-inspired laugh-fest featuring Ivan Decker and Rachel Walls. Open to those 18+, and cost is $20-25.
Hippie Hill in San Francisco, CA
Celebrating 4/20 with thousands of other like-minded friends at Hippie Hill is a San Francisco tradition said to date back to the 1970’s. This year’s celebration is very special as it marks the first year that cannabis is legal for adult-use in California. It’ll be held at Robin Williams Meadow in San Francisco, and free for those 18+.
Smoke Fest in Glendale, Arizona
Looking for an event in Arizona this weekend? Stop by Smoke Fest at Eddie’s Lounge in Glendale, AZ for live music, delicious food trucks, cool swag bags, and more. Put on by Go4Twenty annually and sponsored by Arizona Organix. It’s free for those 18+.
40th Anniversary of Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke in Hanford, CA
Up in Smoke is a 1978 American stoner comedy film directed by Lou Adler and Cheech & Chong’s first feature-length film. Celebrate its 40th anniversary with this special 420 screening. All ages are welcome, although the film is rated R, and it’s under $10.
Bayked in San Diego, CA
Bayked is a celebration of community, fun, and education on this very special day from 3pm-10pm PT. Come and enjoy life and spread the Feel Good vibes with a group of wonderful (21+) individuals. Music and food will bolster the good times with over 12 famous San Diego restaurants showing up to give you some more fantastic tastes to go along with that taste of life. Bayked benefits the Chihuahua Rescue in San Diego. What more could you want!?
The Dope Show in Everett, WA
Cannabis Film Fest in Palm Springs, CA
This Film Fest at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs has something for everybody. With a whole series on the business case side of cannabis and another on the Green Rush of cannabis, attendees will leave better informed than they were when they came. With no age restrictions, this film festival promises to be educational, entertaining, and thoughtful. Find out more about this event here.
The Detroit 420 in Detroit, MI
For the ultimate 4/20, get yourself to Detroit for this event. Starting off with an infused brunch, followed by special deals on cannabis, followed by and infused dinner. This event will truly launch you into space. Win prizes and watch the human Jenga tournament! For more information, click here.
Mile High 420 Festival in Denver, CO
Lil Wayne and Lil Jon come to Denver for this free cannabis celebration, so why don’t you? Performers, musicians, comedians will be paired with yoga, mediation, and wellness with provide for everything the cannabis movement stands for. 10am- 7pm. Check it out here.
Snoop Dogg 420 Wellness Retreat in Denver, CO
Nothing could be more perfect for 4/20 than to celebrate with Snoop Dogg. Kick at in Denver this weekend at the Snoop Dogg 420 Wellness Retreat at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre. All ages are welcome and tickets range from $40-120.
All-Day Speakeasy In San Francisco, CA
Celebrate California’s new adult-use law with an all-day speakeasy lounge experience at Barbary Coast, an upscale dispensary in San Francisco. To gain entrance, make any purchase and pay the $1 entrance fee to receive a wristband & receipt for immediate entry. 21+ attendees only, all day on 4/20.
Two Flowers CBD Beer fest in Portland, OR
For a spin on the classic THC-focuses 4/20, try the 4/20 that is about CBD and beer! Brewers infused delicious CBD with their best brews and wants you to come out and try them. 3pm-10pm at the Coalition Brewing Company. Check out their Facebook page here.
420 Roll it Up in Las Vegas, NV
Bone Thugs-Harmony, Ice Cube, Cypress Hill, and Baby Bash will be rocking the stage at the Tomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Get your tickets here!
Light Up Safely in Denver, CO
Keef Brands is engaging in more than 40 in-store events across Colorado and are planning on launching Keef Brands in Nevada over the Canna-holiday. They have also partnered with Dope Magazine and Denver’s Tetra Lounge on Friday, 4/20 and Saturday, 4/21 to provide transportation and a safe place for people to consume cannabis out of the public eye.
Wiz Khalifa’s 420 Bash in Kennewick, WA
Searching for something in Eastern Washington? Check out Wiz Khalifa’s 420 concert at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA. All ages are welcome and tickets range from $47-63. Sponsored by Washington cannabis companies Lucky Leaf and Royals Cannabis.
Saturday, April 21st
National Cannabis Festival in Washington D.C.
The third annual National Cannabis Festival at RFK Stadium celebrates the legalization of cannabis in Washington D.C.. The event runs from 12pm – 8pm ET and will feature art, entertainment, education, and advocacy. Come to see music artists: Cypress Hill, See-I, Backyard Band and more! Advocacy groups, local artists, vendors, business owners, and enthusiasts will join together to celebrate this momentous day. Get your tickets here!
Buds & Brushes in Tuscon, AZ
Want to have a more chill, artsy experience this 420? Try Buds & Brushes! Stop by the 420 Social Club in Tuscon, AZ and let your creative cannabis thoughts soar! Brought to you by Arte Bella Painting; must be 21+ with your MMJ rec and the cost is $25.
Sunday, April 22nd
The End of Prohibition Party by Civilized
Taking place on April 22 at The Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, Civilized’s bash and movie screening is set to be an exciting part of this weekend’s 4/20 festivities. There will be a prohibition-era Jazz Band, Lizzy & The Triggermen, followed by a special Rooftop Screening of the “Jeff Sessions-approved” original version of Reefer Madness. Tickets are free, but by invite only and can be won by signing-up for the Civilized newsletter this week. The party is hosted by Civilized, a premium digital media and lifestyle brand that elevates cannabis culture, reflecting the millions of motivated, productive adults who choose to enjoy cannabis as part of a balanced lifestyle.
Excitement about legalized cannabis has reached a nationwide critical mass, and this year’s 4/20 is set to be one of the best. With new states legalizing every year, there’s a lot to celebrate. Enjoy your 420 weekend, get out there, and stay lifted!