What started as a one day event has grown into a week of festivities around the United States. Every year gets bigger and better so make sure to not miss a single smoke-out with the Travel Joint Guide’s to 420 highlighting some of the best events celebrating the community and industry.
April 15-17 / ROLLING LEGENDS ROLLING COMPETITION / Cow Palace Arena California
Rolling Legends is the West Coast’s toughest blunt rolling competition. This event is free to enter and competitions will take place in Traditional roll and the Freestyle roll divisions. The first 30 people to sign up and register on location by 4pm on Saturday the 16th will be able to compete in the division of their choice.
4/15 / Cannabis Cup / San Bernardino
The U.S. Cannabis Cup has been moved to San Bernardino, California on April 15-17. Once again, the NOS Center will host this special event. It’s a three-day festival featuring educational seminars, cannabis industry booths and a medicating area. The Best cannabis in America will compete in eight categories for the ultimate prize – the U.S. Cannabis Cup! Be there and experience this cannabis carnival with rides, games and a stellar lineup of musical guests. And, of course, it all culminates in the U.S. Cannabis Cup awards on Sunday April 17th. The Game and 311 will headline the main stage, which will be hosted by Hexum and P-Nut.
4/16 / 420 RALLY WITH WIZ KHALIFA & LIL WAYNE / Denver
The largest FREE celebration of the culture and legalization of cannabis is set to return to the heart of downtown Denver on April 16, 2016! Over 100,000 cannabis enthusiasts and 250 vendors are expected to converge at the scenic Civic Center Park in Denver to celebrate the wonders of cannabis, enjoy performances from world-class artists, and raise awareness of critical issues facing Colorado and the nation as a whole.
4/16 / Kushstock Festival / Los Angeles
The Kushstock Festival will be attended by everyone from smokers to growers, business owners to investors. The festival will have music, circus performers, 26ft Ferris wheel, Teacups, carnival games like Ring Toss, Basketball shot, knock down cans games, arcades, and of course an awesome vendor area. A full live music line up will also be performing through out the day.
4/17-4/18 / CANNABIS SCIENCE AND POLICY SUMMIT / NEw York City
With California and other states likely to vote on full cannabis legalization, decisions made in 2016 may well shape the future of cannabis policy for a generation or more. At the same time, scientific knowledge about the effects of cannabis on its users, and of cannabis policies on cannabis use and other outcomes continues to grow. Scientists, policy thinkers, journalists, industry leaders, and advocates are coming together on April 17 and 18 in New York City for a discussion of what is happening, what is likely to happen, and what should be done in the world of cannabis legalization at The Cannabis Science and Policy Summit.
4/17 / DOPE CUP / Seattle
4/17 / GANJA CON / Portland
GanjaCon is host to Oregon’s biggest and best cannabis competition, the GanjaCup. On April 17, 2016, GanjaCup Portland winners will be crowned for Best Indoor, Outdoor, Greenhouse and Medical flower, Best Extracts, Best Edibles and the People’s Choice. Sample the GanjaCup competing strains from Oregon’s best growers and cheer on your favorites. Meet and connect with growers to figure out which strains you should be shopping for and visit with Portland’s best dispensaries.
4/17- 4/21 / DENVER WORLD CANNABIS WEEK
Until the creation of World Cannabis Week, there has been limited access to information about the massive range of 4/20 events. Business, education, and networking opportunities have been created by dozens of major cannabis groups on the busiest week of the year. In only the 3rd year of legalized recreational marijuana, World Cannabis Week has become the overwhelming leader of “4/20 Week” experiences across Denver. During this historic celebration, World Cannabis Week offers attendees to LIVE the cannabis industry from the inside out. WCW has been called the “SXSW of Cannabis”, the only hub that combines business, workshops, events, festivals and major sponsorship engagements in the world capital of cannabis. On top of the unique, curated experience, WCW is the first event of its kind to work with marijuana-friendly hotels and transportation services to ensure a worry (and paranoia) free experience. Check out all the amazing package options available between April 16th-20th, 2016.
4/19 / HIGH TIMES AWARDS AND CONCERT / Broomfield, CO
April 19th, get yourself to the Rocky Mountain State and join the cannabis community for the HIGH TIMES Concert Series and the Colorado Cannabis Cup awards. The Colorado Cannabis Cup competition will take place, but will not feature an expo and adult-use area.
As always, strains will be judged by a panel of experts. Winners will be announced at our Colorado Cannabis Cup awards ceremony at our massive concert celebration featuring Cypress Hill, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Action Bronson and Chronic & Zincfence Redemption. And be sure to check out a private exhibit of the leading Colorado cannabis companies!
Come to the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado on April 19th for super music and a whole lot of marijuana merriment! It’s all part of a special 4/20 celebration, when we honor the top producers of Colorado at the HIGH TIMES Colorado Cannabis Cup.
4/20 / It’s 420 Somewhere / Vancouver, WA
New Vansterdam is proud to introduce It’s 420 Somewhere, a celebration of cannabis culture on a most notable day — April 20th! Experience undeniably dank deals on all things cannabis to the sound of stoner classics with a latin-jazz twist, courtesy of Bobby Torres Ensemble. Satisfy your munchies with delicious food from Puffin Café and pick up some sweet apparel from 3 Peaks. We even have a caricature to capture this momentous occasion in all its hazy glory. Find all these 420 festivities and more at New Vansterdam from 8am until 8pm.
4/20 / PORTLAND 4/20 / Portland
This fun and informative alcohol free event is for all cannabis enthusiasts that are looking to celebrate. 10% of event proceeds will be donated to cannabis non-profits Grow 4 Vets to help with their continued efforts to help our community. Sponsors will be announced and rolled out in the days and weeks to come. Vape Stations will be on site to sample some of the finest flower that Oregon has to offer. All stations will be equipped with Herbalizer vaporizers Giveaways. Relaxation Stations focusing on the healing aspects that cannabis provides will be around the event grounds as well. Medicated massages will be given with hemp derived Nootropic sampling and other infused products. Food will be catered by Koi Fusion.
4/20 / MECCA’s 420 Speakeasy / Los Angeles
A California ID and doctor recommendation required for entry. All gusts will receive overstuffed gift bag containing a Backpack, T-Shirt, Mecca Cookie, Pet Cannabis, CBD Lotion, Wax Shatter, Kief, Hash, Caviar Gold, Kiva, Korova, Infused, Baked, THC Brand Edibles, and more! The Event will feature Champagne Glass Cabaret, Dab girls, Medicated Moonshine (non alcoholic), and 420 Casino Game. Parking will even be provided.
4/20 / 4/20 Fest / Seattle
4/20 Fest will be the next great Hempcon Membership Party. This event is free to Hempcon members, and will include food, fun, music, and Hemp Jewelry. To ensure entry confirm your membership here. All attendees that join in advance will receive special VIP upgrades.
4/20 / Wonderland Wednesdaze /
Wonderland Wednesdaze is event full of good vibes & people celebrating 420 with live music, performance & special guest. Free ounce giveaway (must have medical card to win) & Must be 18+ to enter & have a valid California I.D. 420 goody bags to all guest 2 VIP Rooms upstairs available (smoking & hookah area). Outside smoking patio.
4/20 / 4/20 FEAST /
In honor of 420 the cannabis community will be hosting a 420 feast. The feast will feature 3 main dishes and several appetizers, and yes, everything will be cannabis infused, saturated, baked, and totally edible. Professional cannabis chef for prop 215 compliant patients will prepare food.
4/23 / NATIONAL CANNABIS FESTIVAL / Washington, D.C.
Visit the National Cannabis Festival Advocacy and Action Fair to meet representatives from our local and national non-profit advocacy group partners and learn how you can join the movement in your community. Join us at the National Cannabis Festival Vendor Fair and meet the creators of your favorite products and brands, learn about the latest in product innovations, participate in games and contests, and celebrate with supporters from up and down the East Coast. The National Cannabis Festival Concert features exciting local and national musical acts. Throughout the day, performers will be will be introduced by pro-legalization celebrities and politicians.
4/23 / March Against Prohibition / Washington D.C.
Global drug policy will be discussed April 19-21 by the United Nations. The USA is in a presidential election year and it’s Obama’s last chance to leave his legacy. 2016 is the year for marijuana policy reform and activism/advocacy to be stronger than ever.
March and rally from the U.S. Capitol in unity with cannabis enthusiasts, activists, advocates, medical professionals, business men and women, politicians, law enforcement, and academics to SHOUT for change in support of SPEEDING UP cannabis legalization — because we want it NOW.
The domestic and global prohibition of cannabis, hemp, and marijuana should no longer be accepted. We are fighting for civil rights and the injustice of incarceration; medical patients who prefer natural herbs with ZERO-related deaths over prescribed pills; the lives that have been lost due to the drug war; farmers and aspiring cultivators; scientists who want to freely research and help advance our medicine.
4/26 – 4/27 / BIG GLASS SHOW / Denver
The Big Glass Show is a wholesale business-to-business trade show for the smoke / vape industry. Exhibiting at the BIG Industry Trade Show are manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers looking to sell their products to store owners, distributors and all wholesale buyers servicing smoke shops, vapor stores, adult, tattoo, specialty gifts and alternative gift markets. Buyers in attendance at the BIG Industry Trade Show range from retailers, smoke shops, vape shops, tobacconists, adult shops, convenience stores, glass galleries, wholesalers, distributors, manufacturers and others in the smoke / vape shop industry.