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Summer Marijuana Tourism and Travel in Colorado

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 Garden

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
9:00am-12:00pm

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.

Cannazaar

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.

Hemp on The Slope

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
All-day
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.

33rd Colorado Invitational Bong-a-thon

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?

More Events

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

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As you're smoking and jamming to your favorite Sublime song thinking how much easier living in the summertime really can be, you remember, it’s officially summertime. 

Longer days spent in brilliant sunlight either by the pool, hanging out with friends, adventuring, or of course smoking our favorite buds.

With this thought in mind in your incredible marijuana daze,  you begin to ponder which strains could bring out the grand design of amazing summer vibes.

With a focus on high THC strains, our summertime list needs to balance a line between calm relaxation and energetic happiness.

With a focus on high THC strains, our marijuana strains will reflect everyone’s favorite season. Roll up a joint of one of our best weed strains for summer.

summer relaxation

Best Weed Strains for Summer

In Colorado, we take summer very seriously. Whether it's going to music festivals,  camping, fishing, biking, or just overall adventuring, Coloradans make the most out of summer.

But, what would summer be without some relaxation? Let’s look at what makes up the best weed strain for summer.

Green Crack

Don’t let the name fool you – this sativa is 100% energizing marijuana without any trace of crack. You will not become a Dave Chappel skit. Whew!

Green Crack is the absolute definition of summertime memories with effects of pure energy and focus.

This marijuana strain is a super surge of cerebral effects and sharpened grandmaster auras. The strain maintains mouth-watering fruity/mango flavors and smells potent enough to blast you into space.

Green Crack is a great daytime strain helping fight fatigue and stress. Green Crack is extremely appealing to those attempting to be productive and introduce themselves to the Summer.

Jilly Bean

Looking for a strain with a little sweetness and spice? Of course, you are, it’s the essence of summer!

That said, I’d like to introduce you to Jilly Bean. Ms. Bean, this is everyone. 

Jilly Bean puts off pleasant citrusy orange and grapefruit scent which will chauffeur you to a vast field of summertime greenery. For your enjoyment, the wonderful citrus/orange/grapefruit aroma also translates into the flavor of the strain.

The taste has been compared to the fruity drink Tang, which the astronauts drink after all. Think about it.

Consumers have said that Jilly Bean hits almost immediately and delivers a productive/energetic high without becoming too speedy and paranoia-inducing.

Perfect for lake day with friends, Jilly Bean is a delicious strain known for causing laughter fits and boosting one’s confidence.

You’ve been warned. 

best summer strains

Maui Wowie

Ah yes, a true summertime classic. Like a fruity cocktail, Mauie Wowie swipes the senses with tropical flavors and mellow island vibes. 

Maui Wowie originates from Hawaii.

This strain typically reaches the 20% THC range.

The strain dispels stress with a high energy euphoria. Flavors from the Maui Wowie strain invite a sweetness with flavor profiles of berry and citrus.

Summertime shines in this strain with the ability to induce giggles, blasting with euphoria, and leave you oh, so relaxed. 

So, if you plan to be chilling by a pool on a hot summer day or want to feel like you are, Maui Wowie sends you straight into absolute paradise, basking in the summertime sun.  

Mimosa

Like Brunch on a Sunday, Mimosa has the ability to transport you off to summer land. Being a cross of Purple Punch and Clementine Kush, Mimosa is perfectly delicious, uplifting, and calming. A real treat for a summertime high.

Mimosa clocks in around 23% THC. The strains reek of citrus flavor and tropical smells.

Mimosa, like its namesake, will leave you as energized and giggly as ever. 

Mimosa is also known to be arousing probably due to its extremely uplifting feeling of euphoria. 

Mimosa is the perfect way to start your summer morning and keeps kicking butt well into the evening.

Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express is the epitome of summertime feels because, in the most simple of terms, the strain will just make your day better.

As Saul from the movie, Pineapple Express (2008) once said, “It’s hands down the dopest dope I’ve ever smoked.” Who couldn’t use a little of that?

With the success of the film, Pineapple Express became an extremely popular strain. Pineapple Express is a crossbreed of Hawaiian and Trainwreck strains.

Pineapple Express is shrouded in fresh smells of apples or mangoes. Pineapple Express gifts you with a long-lasting, energetic high while supplying your senses with absolute freedom. 

Whether it’s the morning, afternoon, or evening; Pineapple Express is the anytime-of-day kind of bud.

With effects like creativity, alertness, and euphoria; this strain thrusts you into summertime.

best weed strains for summer

OG Kush

The Strain, the myth, the legend: OG Kush is anyone’s summertime treat.

This strain is a legendary cross of Chemdawg, Lemon Thai, and Hindu Kush. A great mixture of awesome strains.

OG Kush is a dominantly indica strain. This strain has high potencies without leaving you feeling too high.

OG Kush blairs with earthy aromas and a citrusy/fruity pine taste. OG Kush is a perfect end-of-the-day kind of bud, resulting in calming relaxation for your body.

Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel is the perfect pairing for a summertime afternoon. Sour diesel is a long-lasting strain that will leave you stress-free and relieve pain.

Being a 90% sativa dominant strain, the high which you can expect from Sour D includes access to hallways of creativity.

This strain is typically pretty high in THC being between 20-25%. Sour Diesel is rich with citrus flavor and robust gassy smells.

The strain is known to help anxiety, depression, and fatigue; arguably summer incarnate. 

Sour Diesel provides the absolutely perfect strain for all-day summertime bake seshs which will include plenty of creativity.

Strawberry Banana

Like a refreshing smoothie on a summer day, Strawberry Banana has the aroma of strawberry, banana, and various other fruits. The flavor follows behind with the amazing summer vibes often being compared to the taste of a fruit smoothie.

Strawberry Banana clocks in around 23% THC and is a cross between Banana Kush and Bubblegum. The strain is mainly indica rich in trichomes.

Strawberry Banana provides a dreamy headspace allowing for the senses to work full blast and creativity to flow. Strawberry Banana has even been known to even produce a small psychedelic experience.

Strawberry Banana is an amazing strain for those who value taste and overall experience.

Ahh, summertime livin'.

Skywalker OG

Ah yes, the force is strong with the summer. It’s in the wind, in the sky. The way of the Jedi suggests Skywalker OG for full master mode. High we will definitely get. 

Skywalker OG is a cross of Blue Dream and Pineapple Express.

The Strain ranges between 20-23% THC. Skywalker OG is a relaxing, pleasant, and clear thinking high.

The flavor profile consists of citrus and floral. The strain has the aroma of earthy and citrus scents. 

Skywalker OG leaves consumers in a happy/elevated state of being. 

Skywalker OG provides a sleepy kind of high which is great for beating the nighttime summer heat and allowing for an amazing night sleep to have endless adventures tomorrow.

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