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If April 20th were in June instead of April, we would probably have more reach to celebrate as life slowly returns after a pandemic. There’s still a lot going on in town this week and next, with a range of private smoking sessions and parties, parking lot celebrations, pot-friendly classes, and celebrity streaming events in the name of the world’s most popular cannabis vacation.
Find every 4/20 event in the Denver area below.
Tetras 4/20 celebration
Thursday April 15 through Wednesday April 21
Tetra 9 Private Lounge
3039 Walnut Street
The Tetra 9 private cannabis lounge is celebrating a week of fun and features live music, shared showcases, a token challenge and much more. General admission, guide passes, and VIP options are available. However, you must first become a member of the private club (daily memberships are possible). Register at tetralounge.com (21+) and buy 4/20 passes at eventbrite.com.
Spliff Film Fest
Friday April 16 through Sunday April 24
During Spliff Film Fest, a nine-day online film festival for filmmakers and animators, keep the TV on for the entire 4/20 weeks to showcase original short films exploring cannabis and its effects on humanity. Spliff Film Fest tickets start at $ 20. VIP sessions with filmmakers are also available. For more information and the lineup, visit splifffilmfest.com.
Lit Nic 4/20 kickoff
Saturday April 17th through Tuesday April 20th
10750 South Pine Drive, Parker
Private cigar sets, live music, brunch, a bounce house for adults only – what else do you need? Hosted by Kookies in Tea, the multi-day event starts with a daytime party in the park with DJ Stretch on Saturday, followed by brunch and a private screening of Thunder Force on Sunday and a day off on Monday. But on Tuesday you can have a private 4/20 villa party with comedian Ms. Boomarang. Tickets (21+) start at $ 75 per person at 2gluxe.com.
Sunday, April 18, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Palmer Ranch Divide Trail
7499, 7907 Jones Road, Delphinium
Give your lungs the good kind of workout before April 20th with a Sunday hike. The cannabis-friendly hiking group CannaVenutre meets on the Palmer Ranch Divide Trail. Any public cannabis use is at your own risk (21+). Learn more and sign up with CannaVenture.
Smoke & stroke
Sunday, April 18, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Poufs & Stuff
1331 East Colfax Avenue, No. 101
Create a 4/20 masterpiece in the pot friendly class at Smoke & Stroke. Each $ 50 (21+) ticket includes a canvas and a 4/20 pouch bag. For more information, visit evenbrite.com or call Puffs & Stuff at 720-390-7675.
Black Cannabis Equity Initiative Talk
Monday, April 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Black Cannabis Equity Initiative and Medical Marijuana Minorities host a five-hour chat
with concerned cannabis stakeholders, regulators, industry leaders, and elected officials across the country including Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, and Georgia Congressman Kwanza Hall. Register to adjust zoom. Further information can be found at bcei-colorado.net.
Ripple’s virtual show
Monday, April 19, 5 to 8 p.m.
The Edibles brand from Edibles is hosting a virtual concert to prepare the budget tenders for the big day. DJ Kice and Violn Girl play a three hour set on Twitch for free. All you have to do is tune in to Ripples Stream at twitch.tv/ripple_by_stillwater from 5pm to 8pm.
4/20 for the green solution
Tuesday April 20th
Find deals, giveaways, and a chance to win free weed for a year at Green Solution stores on the Denver subway, as well as locations in Fort Collins, Pueblo, Glenwood Springs, and Silver Plume. The pharmacy chain will hold sales and offers throughout the week, culminating on April 20 when food trucks park in front of the seventeen participating stores to serve free groceries for a TGS receipt. Further information is available at tgscolorado.com/420.
Tuesday, April 20, 11 a.m.
I bar ranch
850 County Road 49, Gunnison
This all-day festival features live music, food, drinks, art, and the freedom to enjoy cannabis – and while sourcing probably won’t be difficult, it is probably wise to bring your own. Tickets (21+) for the private event start at $ 25. Overnight camping cards are available for an additional $ 15. Learn more about Eventbrite or call I Bar Ranch at 970-209-9796.
Tuesday, April 20, from 11 a.m. or 4 p.m.
Twenty pharmacies in Colorado
Cannabis brands Veritas and Olio have teamed up with local food trucks and twenty pharmacies on the Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Vail, Trinidad, Boulder, and Fort Collins subways to serve free nibbles before heading out high. Simply purchase a Veritas, Olio or Cookies product from a participating pharmacy and show proof of purchase for your free meal. On the Veritas Facebook page you will find a list of participating pharmacies and when the food trucks will be operational.
420 Earth Expo
Tuesday, April 20, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
2020 Kipling Street, Lakewood
April 20th is not the only public holiday on April 20th. Earth Day deserves some sparkle too, and the OH Zone celebrates both of these all day. The venue brings herbalist Brigitte Mars and hemp maker Herban Kitchen to individual demonstrations, plus live music, a 4/20 morning yoga session, brunch, and dinner. Tickets (21+) for morning, afternoon, and evening sessions are available from $ 42 to $ 62, as well as day tickets for $ 82 and virtual tickets for $ 22 at eventbrite.com. Call OH Zone at 720-418-8663 to find out more.
4/20 With Snoop Dogg and Weedmaps
Tuesday, April 20, 2 p.m.
This virtual concert and 4/20 celebration will be hosted by everyone’s favorite hit head, Snoop Dogg, and will include performances by Snoop (who will debut a new album during the show), A $ AP Rocky, G-Eazy, Jhené Aiko and Eric Rachmany from Rebelution, Berner, TOKiMONSTA, Ms. Pat, Bam Marley and more. There will also be a live cipher with Taylor Gang, a cannabis cooking session with Mike Tyson, Too $ hort, Jaleel White and Chef Nikki Steward, and an activism session with the Last Prisoner Project. Sign up for more information as soon as it is published at weedmaps.com/wm-420.
4/20 party and competition
Tuesday, April 20, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Tokerz Head Shop
12101 East Iliff Avenue, Unit D, Aurora
Hang out all afternoon at the Tokerz Head Shop, where Dr. Dabber freebies and gigs from Chayne Clouds, Dre Elebate, DJ Cos who sponsors Sinaloa Class and Big Drop Sota. For more information, please call 303-751-6516 or visit stayhappening.com/e/420-party-and-raffles-live-music-and-food-E2ISTIH38HV.
It’s cool to be kind with Melissa Etheridge
Tuesday, April 20, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
This online 4/20 party with Melissa Etheridge features live performances by the top class singer-songwriter and her friends, with Etheridge performing 4/20-influenced covers and her own songs. Buy tickets and learn more about how to watch the virtual show at www.etheridgetv.com.
Doug Benson’s Comedy Sesh
Tuesday, April 20, 5:20 p.m.
Doug Benson had planned a 4/20 set in Denver last year but then moved the gig to a 4/20 show in 2021, which was canceled in the wake of the ongoing pandemic. Meanwhile, he’s gone online and hosted an after-hours session with RushTix on April 20th, which included live stand-ups from Doug and his friends, as well as game shows and Q&A. Tickets for the virtual show are $ 10 at rushtix.com/events/doug-sesh.
Mason jar unwrapped tape # 3
Tuesday, April 20, 7 to 8 p.m.
Typically served in rural and artistic locations around the Denver and Front Range, the Mason Jar serves three-course meals from local chefs while diners shed light on the joints and savor an edible dish or two with their meal. However, during the pandemic, Mason Jar went online and is taking part in the 4/20 fun. The upcoming round features food from The Butcher and The Blonde, craft beer from WeldWerks Brewing Co. and cannabis products curated in the pharmacy by Lova Cannabis Co. Tickets (21+) cost between $ 49 and $ 99, depending on the package. The products will be picked up by the audience before the show. Find out more and register at tickettailor.com/events/masonjareventgroup.
Tuesday, April 20, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
910 16th Street Mall, # 1200
Do you have a stressful day at work on April 20th? Instructor Jordan Gibbons will lead a cannabis-friendly vinyasa yoga class before the evening ends, followed by a session of nibbles and drinks. Bring your own cannabis, mat and water and purchase tickets (21+) for USD 35 at eventbrite.com.
Carbon and cannabis
Thursday, April 22nd, 12 noon to 2.30 p.m.
This online discussion series, hosted by the Cannabis Certification Council, will cover carbon emissions from commercial cannabis with speakers from the agribusiness, cannabis industry and the government’s Department of Public Health and Environment. Register to take part in the virtual chat at emamo.com/org/cannabis-certification-council.
Tales in Color 4/20 Dinner
Thursday, April 22nd, 6 p.m.
3457 South Broadway, Englewood
This new series of dinners, hosted by Chef Harold Sims, combines oral storytelling and dining with four different speakers from the cannabis world, each sharing their stories, while Simms serves four dishes based on their experiences. Learn more about Simms and RSVP for dinner on ourstoriesincolor.com. Tickets are $ 75 for one, $ 140 for two.
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