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The Ultimate 4/20 Event Guide (2014)

Higher Grounds Music Festival

When: 4/20
Where: Pozo Saloon (90 W. Pozo Rd.), Santa Margarita, CA
What: Cypress Hill, Rebelution, Tribal Seeds, Nipsey Hustle, The Green, Juicy J all on the same bill, starting at 1 pm. Cypress Hill are also performing at Riverside Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, CA on 4/19.
How much: $35-$150

Great Atlanta Pot Festival

When: 4/20
Where: Chandler Park, Atlanta, GA
What: Culture headlines this revival of a traditional marijuana protestival that featured the Black Crowes in 1992.
How much: free

Snoop Dogg's 4/20 Wellness Retreat

When: 4/20
Where: Red Rocks, Morrison, CO
What: Day 2 of Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa's 4/20 Tour is in - where else? - Colorado. YG and Smoke DZA are also on the sold-out bill. The only way to get in at this point is to buy a VIP pass for the show that also entitle entrance to the Cannabis Cup in nearby Denver. Later that night, DJ Snoopadlic will spin a set at the Gothic Theatre in Engewood, CO. Snoop and Wiz Khalifa are at WaMu Theater in Seattle, WA on 4/19.
How much: $200

Method Man & Redman

When: 4/20 (two shows: 1:30 pm and 9 pm)
Where: Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom (2637 Welton St.), Denver, CO
What: A 4/20 return engagement at Cervantes in Denver for this stony hip-hop duo. Sponsored by WeedMaps, Altitude The Dispensary and Yolo Rum.
How much: $42-$65

The Waldos Music Festival

When: 4/20
Where: Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO
What: Named for the founders of 420, the fest features Matisyahu, Talbu Kweli and more.
How much: $42

Kottonmouth Kings

When: 4/20
Where: Pima County Fairgrounds, Tuscon, AZ
What: In between tractor pulls and beers fest, KMK will celebrate their favorite holiday, Arizona-style. They're also performing at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA on 4/19
How much: included in fair admission

Doug Benson

When: 4/20 (4:20 pm and 7:30 pm shows)
Where: Helium Comedy Club, Portland, OR
What: Every year comic Doug Benson (Get Doug with High) likes to record a live album on 4/20. Don't miss his 4:20 pm set. He's also at Cobb's in San Francisco, CA on Apr. 19.
How much: sold out

Ngaio Bealum

When: 4/20 (7:18 pm show)
Where: Punch Line Sacramento
What: The marijuana-movement's homegrown stoner comic holds down the 4/20 fort in Sacramento.
How much:

Abracadabara Festival

When: 4/20
The Wright Group, Denver, CO
This all-day event features EDM acts as well as their own judging contest, a "Weedster" Egg Hunt, graffiti artists and more.
How much:

Somewhere, Maine: The Marijuana Musical

When: 4/20
Where: Port City Music Hall, Portland, ME
What: This one-night-only theatrical production is about living and working on a pot farm in Maine in 2009.
How much: $29-$99

Smoke Down Prohibition

When: 4/20, 3-4:30 pm
Where: The People's Plaza @ Independence Mall  (5th & Market), Philadelphia, PA
What: Philadelphia marijuana activists return to the Liberty Bell for the first Smoke Down Prohibition protest in 2014.
How much: free

4/20 Marley/Folk Fest

When: 4/20
Where: 12th & Porter/Music City Pizza (114 12th Ave. North), Nashville, TN
What: Nashville Flipside present Roots of a Rebellion, Paradise Daze, Coolhead, The LTG, MD and Cobalt Blue
How much: $10

Amsterdam Smoke Out

When: 4/20
Where: Vondel Park, Amsterdam, NL
What: This event has been canceled.
How much: free

4/20 - Leftover Salmon, Cervantes' Masterpiece, Denver, CO (4:20 outdoor show)
4/20 - Stephen Marley, Fete Ballroom, Providence, RI (it's his birthday!)
4/20 - Moonalice, Slim's San Francisco, CA
4/20 - Todd Snider, Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA
4/20 - Drivin N Cryin, Southgate House, Newport, KY
4/20 - Jefferson Starship, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
4/20 - Problem & Friends, House of Blues, Los Angeles
4/20 - Dark Star Orchestra, The Showbox, Seattle, WA
4/20 - Badfish, House of Blues, Atlantic City, NJ
4/20 - David Crosby, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
4/20 - Kendrick Lamar, CFE Arena, Orlando, FL
4/20 - Rick Ross/Meek Mill, UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, LA
4/20 - Sevendust, Knitting Factory, Boise, ID
4/20 - John Brown's Body, Westcott Theatre, Syracuse, NY
4/20 - Keller Williams, The Blind Tiger, Greensboro, NC
4/20 - Mobb Deep, Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
4/20 - Schooly Q, Mill City Nights, Minneapolis, MN
4/20 - Infamous Stringdusters, Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV
4/20 - 420 Vaporfest, Casselman's, Denver, CO
4/20 - The Captain Cannabis Show, Tampa Picture Show, Tampa, FL
4/20 - NJWeedman's 4/20 Rally, New Jersey Statehouse, Trenton, NJ
4/20 - 420 Medical Marijuana Rally, Foley Square, New York, NY
4/20 - 420 Vancouver, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

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Steve Bloom

Publisher of, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.