CelebStoner's 2022 Cannabis-Industry Events Guide

It can be a blur of lights, people and products at cannabis-industry events.

Cannabis-industry events came back in the latter part of 2021. In 2022, there are more events than ever now that Covid has faded somewhat and federal mask restrrictions have ended. Please send event details to


2022 Events



Green Street Festival - Los Angeles 5/13-14

Green Street Festival is currently seeking a location in the Los Angeles area.


Lift&Co Expo - Toronto 5/13-15

This three-day event at Metro Toronto Convention Centre is "the premiere gathering of Canada's top business leaders, subject matter experts, innovators and regulators across the cannabis industry."


Emerald Cup Awards - Los Angeles 5/14

The NorCal judging contest is moving south to L.A. The awards show will talke place at the Montelbán Theatre.


Dazed on the Green Music Festival & Cannabis Expo - Turlock, CA 5/14-15

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Wiz Khalifa, Ice Cube and Cypress Hill are headlining this two-day fest at Stanislaus County Fair in California's Central Valley. Two other stages will feature punk, metal and reggae.


MJ Unpacked - New York 5/18-20

MJ Unpacked is making a move into New York.

After a successful debut in Las Vegas in November, MJ Unpacked is expanding to New York. This two-day event will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown.


Cannabis Science Conference West - Long Beach, CA 5/18-20

This bi-annual event attracts the best and brightest doctors, nurses, scientists and more, including Dr. Lakisha Jenkins-Samuels, Alison Draisin, Ken Sobel, Ashéninka Mino, Jeff Lowenfels, Dawn-Marie Steenstra, Becca Williams, Jahan Marcu, Heather Manus, Dr. Reggie Gaudino, Scheril Murray Powell and AC Braddock.


SannaOhana Wellness Retreat - Ashland, OR 5/19-23

Enjoy three days of wellness activities in Southern Oregon with yoga practioners Salam Diri and Estefania Valencia.


Phoenix Cannabis Awards Music Festival - 5/20

The hip-hop line-up at Legends Event Center includes Luniz, Lil Xan, Mike Jones, Kurupt and more.


BizCann Expo - Medellín, Colombia 5/21-22; Springfield, MA 6/10-11

This new event will take place  in three locations in 2022: Brooklyn Expo Center in February, Plaza Mayor in Medelliín in May and Mass Mutual Center in Springfield in June.


Blazed & Confused - Worchester, MA, 5/29

A full day of bands (DJ Slim, BIg Toke and more) at Electric Haze in Worchester.



NORML FORML - New York 6/1

The kickoff event for Cannabis Week in New York is organized by Curved Papers founder Michael O'Malley in association with NORML. 


O'Cannabiz International Conference & Expo - Toronto 6/1-3

O’Cannabiz is back in Toronto in June.

This popular three-day Canadian event takes place at International Centre, Hall #5.


CWCBExpo - New York 6/2-4

The Cannabis World Confernce & Business Expo's flagship event returned to New York's Javits Convention Center in November. Their next New York event is scheduled for June.


NORML Legal Seminar - Aspen, CO 6/2-4

Every year, NORML's attorneys meet in Aspen, CO to swap drug-war stories at the Gant Hotel and Hunter Thompson's Owl Ranch. 


Expo Cann - Ensenada, MX 6/4-5

This two-day event takes place in Baja California at the Riviera Civic & Cultural Center and focuses on emerging Latin American markets.


CHAMPS Trade Show - Chicago 6/7-9; Las Vegas 7/26-29; Denver 9/27-28; Tampa 11/1-3

CHAMPS’ first 2022 show is in Las Vegas.

From Las Vegas to Atlantic City, CHAMPS is one of the top cannabis B2Bs. This year's schedule of shows started in Vegas in February and Atlantic City in May. Their next show is in Chicago in June.


NECANN - Chicago 6/10-11; Burlington, VT 6/25-26; Albany, NY 8/26-27; Atlantic City, NJ 9/9-10; Portland, ME 9/24-25

It's a busy 2022 for NECANN with seven scheduled shows starting in their home base at Hynes Convention Center in Boston in March followed by the Oklahoma Cannabis Convention in Tulsa in April. Their is in Chicago in June. 


Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival - Manchester, TN 6/16-19

The great jamband fest was expected to return in September, but then Hurricane Ida came roaring through Tennessee. Bonnaroo is scheduled for its traditional June dates. The headliners are Tool, J. Cole and Stevie Nicks.


Grow Up Conference & Expo - Victoria, BC 6/20-22

This three-day Canadian event takes place at the Victoria Conference Centre in British Columbia. Their previous expo was held in Niagara Falls, ON in November.


Mycelia - Ojai, CA 6/24-26

Described as "an intimate music and art festival designed for us to commune under the desert sky, bond with fellow psychonauts, dance, play, swim (there will be live music and DJs by a pool), sit around the fire star gazing, engage in meaningful dialogue about what’s happening in the world of psychedelics, this three-day camping event produced by DoubleBlind magazine takes place "at the foot of the Los Padres National Forest, situated on 900 private acres."


Greener Daze - Willow Creek, CA 6/24-27

Higher Way Travel takes people into the woods of Northern Califiornia for this four-day canna-camping adventure. Meals, lodging and activities are all included.


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