It's the time of year when stoners gather for that very special smokeout in and around April 20. Our list includes more than 90 events – festivals, concerts, judging contests, hangouts and meetups – taking place over the five-day 420 holiday weekend.
Concerts & Events
The International Cannabis Business Conference is heading to Hawaii. Kaua'i that is, on Dec. 1-3, at the Grand Hyatt. It's the destination conference of 2017.
The nine days from Aug. 1-9 have been officially dubbed "The Days Between," after the Grateful Dead song. It refers to Jerry Garcia's birthday (Aug. 1, 1942) and the day he died (Aug. 9, 1995). This year, many special events are planned to commemorate Garcia's 75th birthday.
It's April, which must mean 4/20. There are plenty of events leading up and following the stoner high holiday, including public rallies in Denver, San Francisco, Vancouver and Toronto; music festivals in Atlanta, Miami and Washington, DC; industry events like the Cannabis Cup, New England Cannabis Convention and Southwest Cannabis Conference; and concerts featuring Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson and many more.
California edibles company Altai Brands has apologized for using a woman as a serving board for cold cuts at a party at House of Blues in Las Vegas on Nov. 15.