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The Ultimate 4/20 Event Guide (2016)

With 4/20 landing on a Wednesday this year, events will be taking place the weekend before, the week and day of, and the weekend after. Here are 56 events to go to.

April 14–16

Clinical Cannabis Conference
Baltimore Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD

April 15–17

Denver 420 Fest
Glitter Dome Event Center, Denver, CO 

High Times Cannabis Cup & Carnival
NOS Event Center, San Bernardino, CA

Hempcon Cannabis Festival
Cow Palace Arena, Daly City, CA

Austin Reggae Festival
Auditorium Shores, Austin, TX

April 16

Official 420 Rally - CANCELLED
ft. Lil Wayne & Wiz Khalifa
Civic Center Park, Denver, CO

April 16–17

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. Eureka. CA

Outdoor Carnival Fair, Los Angeles, CA

April 17–18

Cannabis Science & Policy Summit
The Graduate Center, New York, NY

April 17–19

SSDP 2016 Conference
Holiday Inn, Rosslyn, VA

Elevated Cannabis Compliance Conference
DoubleTree by Hilton, Rohnert Park, CA

April 18

UNGASS Youth Demonstration
Dag Hammerskjold Plaza, New York, NY

Impact Hub, New York

April 19

High Times Colorado Cannabis Cup Awards & Concert
ft. Cypress Hill, George Clinton, Chronixx and Action Bronson
Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO

420 Eve on the Rocks
ft. Redman & Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon, Collie Buddz and more
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO

420 Eve
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA

MJBA NWMJ Law Bootcamp
The Factory Luxe, Seattle, WA

April 20

Colorado First Amendment Protest
State Capitol Building, Denver, CO

420 in the Park
Hippie Hill, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

Smoke Out Vancouver
Sunset Beach, Vancouver, BC

420 Toronto
Dundas Square, Toronto, ON

Leftjet Studios, Seattle, WA

420 Smoke-Out
New Jersey Statehouse, Trenton, NJ

Marijuana Summit
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO

CCIA Reception
Chops, Sacramento, CA

SSDP Cannabis Symposium
Glenn Miller Ballroom, UC Boulder, Boulder, CO

Mecca's 420 Speakeasy
Mecca Natural Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

4:20 on a Boat
Lake Travis, Austin, TX

MassRoots 420 Fest
Boulder House, Boulder, CO

MN 420 Smoke Down Rally After Party
Whiskey Junction, Minneapolis, MN

420: The Musical
The Secret Theatre, Long Island City, NY

Cheech & Chong
The Novo, Los Angeles, CA

Getting High with Doug (Benson) Live
Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA

Joe Rogan
The Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA

Cottonmouth Comedy Tour with Ngaio Bealum
Silver Dollar Club, Eugene, OR

The 420 Show with Esther Ku & Friends
Caroline's on Broadway, New York, NY

3rd Annual Merry Jane Wellness Retreat
ft. Snoop Dogg, Future & more
Fiddler's Green Amphtheatre, Greenwood Village, CO

Bernie Presents Hippie Hill
ft. Cypress Hill, Bernie, Chronixx & more
Bill Graham Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

Method Man & Redman, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon
Cervantes' Masterpiece, Denver, CO

Kottonmouth Kings
Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CA

Kacey Musgraves
Bluebird Theater, Denver, CO

Marlon Asher & Pressure Busspipe
Herman's Hideaway, Denver, CO

Aggie Theate, Fort Collins, CO

Leftover Salmon
Ophelia's Electric Soapbox, Denver, CO

Mod Sun
First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

April 21

Cervantes' Masterpiece

April 22–24

Sweetwater 420 Fest
Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta, GA

April 23

National Cannabis Festival
Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium, Washington, DC

Cheech & Chong
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA

Devin the Dude
Summit Music Hall, Denver, CO

April 23–24

New England Cannabis Convention
Hynes Convention Center, Boston,MA

Camp Errl Patients Choice Awards
The Domes, Casa Grande, AZ

April 24

Oregon Marijuana Business Conference
Eugene Hilton, Eugene, OR

April 26–27

Big Industry Show
National Complex, Denver, CO

April 30

Three County Fairground, Amherst, MA

Cultivation Classic 2016
The North Warehouse, OR

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Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

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