Whether you're traveling to Colorado for the marijuana tourism deals or you just want to check out some fun 420 marijuana events while you're visiting the area, our state has a lot to offer this summer. Here are the best marijuana events in Colorado this summer for marijuana tourism seekers to explore and enjoy.
Ganjasana in the Gardens is a cannabis-friendly event featuring an hour and a half of ceremonial yoga and guided meditation plus instruction on the many benefits of organic cannabis. You'll also gain tools to help you build closer connections to the powerful medicines of the plant world. Refreshments are available and the event is cannabis-friendly, but you have to be over 21 to attend. Tickets range from $25 to $40.
When: Sunday, July 17, 2016, and Sunday, August 21, 2016
Where: Beta Nightclub Rooftop
1909 Blake St.
Denver, CO 80202
Why: It's fun and unique! Many marijuana events focus mostly on indulging and skip over the more magical and shamanic aspects of cannabis, but with the Ganjasana, you get the best of both worlds.
The Cannazaar is a marijuana event that blends the fun of an outdoor festival with the intrigue and mystery of performance art, theatrics, and more. My420 tours roll out the party buses where you can indulge in vaping or edibles, and each cannabis tour bus is equipped with a different theme and style of music. The Cannazaar includes food vendors, shopping, and plenty of live entertainment. Tickets are free, but donations are welcome to benefit Denver Norml.
When: Every Sunday in July and August
12:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.
Where: Cluster Studios
3881 Steele St, Ste B,
Denver CO 80205
Why: If you want to enjoy a festive, almost carnival-like atmosphere with your cannabis, this is a must-attend event on your marijuana travel adventures.
Hosted by the Salt Creek Hemp Company, Hemp on the Slope is an event that celebrates the usefulness and benefits of industrial hemp for construction, manufacturing, clothing, fuel, food, and other uses. Featuring special guest speakers, workshops, exhibitors and vendors, live music, and more, this community event in western Colorado is open to all ages, and kids 12 and under attend free. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate.
When: Sat, July 30, 2016
Where: 60885 Salt Creek Rd.
Collbran CO 81624
Why: Hemp truly is a miracle plant, and if you like smoking the psychoactive variety of cannabis, learning about hemp will give you a whole new perspective on this awesome plant and the many economic, environmental, and health benefits it can provide.
Since 1974, the Colorado Invitational Bong-a-thon has been celebrating marijuana as America's oldest 420 events. Individuals and teams will compete in all sorts of bong-related competitions, from relay competitions to see which group can smoke a quarter the quickest, who can finish a gram the quickest, and which five-person team can clear a hooka of a whole ounce of cannabis. This year's event features outdoor camping, but RVs and tents are welcome. Tickets start at $90 and pre-registration is required as this is an invitational event. They keep their location under tight wraps until close til the festival, so register early and stay tuned.
When: Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6, 2016
Where: You'll have to register to find out!
Why: This event is one of the oldest marijuana events in the country and includes smoking copious amounts of weed. What more could a stoner ask for?
If you happen to miss these events or you're traveling to Denver at a different time, you'll still be able to find many activities and places with a marijuana tourism focus. There are dispensary tours, glass blowing demonstrations, cannabis cooking classes, 420 friendly transportation options, customized marijuana tours, and more. Check out Colorado Cannabis Tours and My420 Tours for resources and the latest event listings. To find recreational dispensaries near you, go to Cannapages, then before you shop, be sure to check out the latest deals and marijuana coupons from CannaSaver to save money on your trip