2017 CANNABIS FESTIVALS in USA
The HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup is the world’s leading marijuana trade show, celebrating the world of ganja through competitions, instructional seminars, expositions, celebrity appearances, concerts and product showcases. Hosted in states that have legalized medical and recreational marijuana, the Cannabis Cup stands as the foremost gathering place for the cannabis community to network and celebrate. Upcoming events:
Las Vegas – March 4-5, 2017; So.Cal – April 21-23, 2017; Nor.Cal – June 3-4, 2017; Midwest – June 24-25, 2017; Portland in Aug.; Rhode Island September 9-10, 2017; Jamaica in Dec.
The Hemp & Cannabis Fair: the usual mix of education/vendors/etc. They have several events throughout CA, OR, and AK: Vallejo – February 11-12, 2017; Corvallis – March 11-12, 2017; Salem – April 1-2, 2017; Bend – April 22-23, 2017; Merced – April 29-30, 2017; Sacramento – May 6-7, 2017; Coos Bay – May 20-21, 2017; Fairbanks – June 24-25, 2017; Anchorage – July 29-30, 2017. http://www.thcfair.com/; email@example.com / 541-201-8497
3rd Annual Cannabis Collaborative Festival / CCC-PDX 3.0 / Portland -February 15-16, 2017: includes speakers, exhibitors, an investor forum.
Media outreach: John McIsaac / 503-481-9621 (West Coast)/
CannaCon / Seattle – February 16-18, 2017; Santa Rosa – April 20-22, 2017: business-centered w/ seminars and exhibitors. http://cannacon.org/seattle/ /
http://cannacon.org/seattle/contact-us/ / 425-791-4467
ICBC – Internation Cannabis Business Conference / San Francisco – February 17, 2017; Berlin – April 10-12, 2017; Kauai – February 1-3, 2017; Vancouver ?: http://internationalcbc.com/icbc-san-francisco-2017-home/
Cannabis Wedding Expo features vendors offering custom hemp wedding dresses, cannabis floral arrangements, cannabis-friendly venues, caterers, photographers, transportation companies and more. There are 3 events in 2017: Denver – February 19, 2017; Portland – March 26, 2017; San Francisco – April 30, 2017. http://www.cannabisweddingexpo.com/ ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; 720.683.0420
HEMPCON: sponsors several festivals that also include live music: Heart of Nature Festival- Sonoma City Fairgrounds – March 24-26, 2017; 420 Reggae Festival – San Francisco – April 21-23, 2017; Rise Together Festival-San Bernardino – June 23-25, 2017. http://hempcon.com/ ; email@example.com / 626-961-6522
Abra Ca Dabs Festival / Adelanto, CA – March 24-26, 2017; Michigan – July 29-30, 2017: educating about both medicinal and recreational use, w/ vendors and a cannabis cup competition: http://abracadabsfestival.com/ ; firstname.lastname@example.org / (213) 706-7641
Cannabis Business Expo / Phoenix April 12-13 / We promote the legal medical and industrial benefits of cannabis emphasizing the business sector, with a primary goal of connecting business to business. http://imperiousexpo.com/ Sales: Eric Norton / email@example.com 903-574-7709
World Medical Marijuana Business Conference & Expo: Pittsburg, PA April 21-22; Education & Business-centered w/ workshops, panels, networking opportunities. https://www.compassionatecertificationcenters.com/conference-overview/ / firstname.lastname@example.org / 888-316-9085
Sweetwater 420 Fest / Atlanta, GA April 21-23: an outdoor festival w/ music, comedy, artist’s bazaar, food & drink, but no actual cannabis. www.sweetwater420fest.com/ media/press: email@example.com
National Cannabis Festival / Wash. D.C. April 22: outdoor fest featuring music, education, activism, & culture. http://nationalcannabisfestival.com/ https://www.facebook.com/natlcannafest/about/?ref=page_internal /messaging through their FB page is all I could find. Only other contacts were for vending and sponsoring.
Kaya Fest / Miami, FL April 21 (free symposium) April 22 (outdoor fest & major music concert): http://kayafestivals.com/ contact through website
New England Cannabis Convention / Boston, Mass. / April 22-23; Portland, ME October 7: an educational event featuring speakers, exhibitors, career and investment opportunities, demos. http://www.necann.com/ / firstname.lastname@example.org / 774-254-5073
Northwest 420 Fest / The Dalles, Or April 20-22: art, music, education, camping. https://sites.google.com/view/northwest420fest/home /
Nimbin MardiGrass / Nimbin, Australia May 5-7: Australia’s finest hippy community protests, educates, and celebrates. Check out the photo gallery on the website. http://nimbinmardigrass.com/ / +61 2 6689 0326
Don’t think there’s an ad here but it’s fun to know about & might make a good travel article.
Good Medicine Confluence / Durango, CO June 14-18: a true hippy herbalist gathering w/ plant walks, workshops, a masquerade ball, and camping. The focus is healing w/ herbs including cannabis. The website is gorgeous!!
Fore Twenty Golf Tournament / Oregon City, OR June 29: Largest cannabis golf tournament in the NorthWest. This site also carries sports news related to marijuana use by athletes. http://foretwenty.com/
Chalice California / Victorville/San Bernardino July 7-9: music, vendors, and cannabis competition. http://www.chalicecalifornia.com/ / contact : @chalicecalifornia.com . That’s all I could find out.
The Errl Cup: 710 Degree Cup / Phoenix, AZ July 8: a free event for Medical Marijuana patients. Basically a cannabis judging event w/ vendors.
Reggae on the River / Garberville, CA August 3-6: major cannabis-infused music festival. http://www.reggaeontheriver.com/ / Julia Minton is Online Marketing Coordinator; sponsor and ad correspondence to email@example.com / (707) 923-3368
Indo Expo / Portland, OR August 5 (industry only) August 6 (industry & public); Denver January 28-29: focused on the business aspects of cannabis. https://indoexpo.com/ / https://indoexpo.com/contact-us/
Montana State Hemp & Cannabis Festival / Lolo Hotsprings September 8-10: medical marijuana-centered event w/ vendors & music. http://www.montanastatehempfest.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 406-404-6842
CENTRAL COAST ORGANIZATIONS
Coastal Growers Association: a nonprofit organization consisting of cultivators, transporters, manufacturers, nurseries, testing labs, distributors, dispensaries and researchers in the Central Coast Regions of California.
Mission: Educate the community, law enforcement agencies and policy makers of the benefits of cannabis and the diverse methods of cultivation and manufacturing, to promote consistent local regulations, unfettered patient access and responsible land stewardship, for the protection of legitimate businesses.
Cannibis Advocates Alliance: dedicated to protecting medical cannabis patients rights, to preserving the environment, and to guarding the health and safety of the central California community.
CENTRAL COAST MARIJUANA LAWYERS
Benjamin Rice: http://benricelaw.com/ email@example.com / 831-425-0555 /
831-247-1105 / 331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 201, SC, 95062 / criminal atty.
Gavin Kogan, Esq. : http://www.gavinkogan.com/ http://www.gavinkogan.com/contact-us/
Commercial MJ lawyer. Advises businesses and start-ups in the Med. MJ industry
John W. Thornton: http://www.duisantacruz.com/criminal-defense/marijuana-lawyer /
http://www.duisantacruz.com/contact / 831-426-5800 / 831-566-4357 /
303 Potrero St. Ste. 30, SC, 95060 / criminal atty.
Andrew C. Janecki: http://www.santacruz-criminaldefense.com/Practice-Area-Overview/Drug-Charges/Marijuana-and-Marijuana-Laws.shtml / http://www.santacruz-criminaldefense.com/Contact.shtml / 831-459-0427 / 1517 Mission St., SC, 95060
831-206-2186 / Monterey, CA / Criminal atty.
Jennifer Rosenthal Iverson (criminal): http://www.jriattorneyatlaw.com/ http://www.jriattorneyatlaw.com/contact / 831-625-5193 / 831-601-9376 / Pacific Grove
831-429-1440 / 108 Locust St. Ste. 13, SC, 95060
CENTRAL COAST DOCTORS
420 med evaluations: http://www.420medverifications.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Medicann: http://www.medicann.com/ email@example.com / 866-632-6627
Golden State Medical Evaluations: http://golden420.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Compassionate Health Options/Santa Cruz: http://www.green215.com/ 831-457-0420 /
501 Mission St. Ste. 10, SC, 95060
Compassionate Health Options/Monterey: http://www.green215.com/ 831-375-0420
362 Pacific St., Ste.C, Monterey, 93940 / 800 Portola Dr. Ste.B, Del Rey Oaks, 93940
Deborah Malka, MD: http://cannabisplus.net/ email@example.com / 831-426-7744
140 Dubois St., SC, 95060 / 79 Soledad Dr., Monterey, 93940
Heally-Online: https://getheally.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 650-300-4334 / Monterey
CENTRAL COAST CANNABUSINESSES
831-425-0580 / 815 Almar St. #2, SC, 95060
Santa Cruz Mountain Naturals is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation, and the First and Only Clean Green Certified collective in Santa Cruz County! Our goal is to supply our patients with a diverse selection of Grade AAA medical cannabis and other cannabis related products while utilizing Clean Green, a third party organics certification to establish and make sure that the quality of medicine we are providing is cultivated, processed and handled at the minimum required standards set by the USDA requirements for Organics. They offer a variety of alternative forms of medicine as well.
831-688-7266 / 9077 Soquel Dr., Aptos, CA 95003
Kind Peoples : Santa Cruz Cty’s largest dispensary. http://kindpeoples.org
email@example.com / 831-471-8562 / 3600 Soquel Ave., SC, CA 95062
Reefside Health Center : https://www.facebook.com/Reefside-Health-Center-1223246351074885 / firstname.lastname@example.org / 831-475-8420 / 3110 Mission Dr., SC 95065
3912 Portola Dr. Ste.1, SC, 95062
email@example.com / 831-420-3227 / 115 Limekiln St., SC 95060
831-477-7500 / 2649 41st Ave., Soquel, 95073
Capitola Healing Assoc. Inc. – C.H.A.I.: http://www.capitolahealers.com
firstname.lastname@example.org / 831-475-5506 / 3088 Winkle Ave. Ste C, SC 95065
831-471-8289 / 3711A Soquel Dr., Soquel, 95073
Therapeutic Health Collective: https://weedmaps.com/dispensaries/scmobilemeds /
email@example.com / 831-713-5641 / 5011 Soquel Dr., SC 95073
East Coast Evolution: https://weedmaps.com/dispensaries/evolution-santa-cruz firstname.lastname@example.org / 831-704—7151 / 6535 Hwy.9, Felton, 95018
Central Coast Wellness Center: http://centralcoastwellnesscenter.org/
Staff@centralcoastwellnesscenter.org / 831-704-7340 / 7932 Hwy9, Ben Lomond, 95005
Redwood Coast Collective: https://www.facebook.com/redwoodcoastcollective/
email@example.com / 831-336-8795 / 10090 Hwy9, Ben Lomond, 95005
Creekside Collective: https://www.facebook.com/Creekside-Collective-227646183989193/
firstname.lastname@example.org / 831-338-3840 / 12603 Hwy9, Boulder Creek, 95006
831-475-8420 / 3912 Portola Dr. Ste.1, SC, 95062
Monterey Bay Alternative Medicine: http://www.montereybayaltmed.com/
email@example.com / 831-393-2500 / 800 Portola Dr., Del Rey Oaks, 93940
831-453-7180 / 10665 Merrit St., Castroville, 95012
Santa Cruz Mountain Herbs: https://weedmaps.com/dispensaries/herb-s firstname.lastname@example.org / 408-353-1717 / 22990 Hwy.17, Los Gatos, CA 95033
SANTA CRUZ AREA
Terra Therapeutic Cooperative: http://terratherapeuticsc.com/terra/
email@example.com / 831-431-7867
Santa Cruz Marijuana Delivery: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/scmjdelivery firstname.lastname@example.org / 831-334-0164
California Greens Express: http://www.californiagreensexpress.com/
email@example.com / 831-212-5926
Community Wellness Center: https://www.facebook.com/CWCSANTACRUZDELIVERY/
firstname.lastname@example.org / 831-334-9439
831-275-5420 / Monterey / Moss Landing
Summit Collective: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/summit-collective / email@example.com / 831-741-4624 / Castroville / Monterey /Salinas
Coastal Cannabliss: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/coastal-cannabliss / firstname.lastname@example.org / 831-236-6914 / Marina / Monterey
831-869-7531 / Monterey
831-393-4842 / Monterey
Monterey Sanctuary: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/monterey-sanctuary / email@example.com / 831-455-6097 / Monterey
831-917-5870 / Monterey
Monterey’s Farmaceutical: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/monterey-s-farmaceutical / firstname.lastname@example.org / 831-710-1442 / Monterey
SALINAS / HOLLISTER AREA & SOUTH
Ethnobotanica operates as a delivery collective throughout the central coast, with members from 7 counties in the state, operating through deliveries in Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties.
Salinas Farmaceutical: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/monterey-s-farmaceutical-3 / SalinasFarmaceutical@gmail.com / 831-710-1325
Universal Sanctuary: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/universal-sanctuary / email@example.com / 831-710-2773 / Salinas
Salinas-Compassionate Bay Delivery: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/compassionate-bay-delivery-2 / firstname.lastname@example.org / 844-223-4911 / Salinas/Gonzales/Hollister
Central Coast Collective: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/central-coast-collective / email@example.com / 831-540-0200 / Monterey Cty.
Baytonic Express: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/baytonic-express / firstname.lastname@example.org / 831-540-0467 / Salinas
831-200-3431 / Salinas
Green Dream Organix Delivery: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/green-dream-organix / email@example.com / 415-448-6896 / Salinas
Garden Gateway: https://www.garden-gateway.org/index.php /
firstname.lastname@example.org / 888-315-4679 / Salinas
Hollister’s Farmaceutical: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/monterey-s-farmaceutical-2 / HollistersFarmaceutical@gmail.com / 831-710-1125 / Hollister
Top Shelf Alternative Care: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/top-shelf-alternative-care / email@example.com / 424-249-0122 / Hollister
Wellijuana Farmacy: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/wellijuana-farmacy / Wellijuanafarmacy@gmail.com / 831-265-1474 / Hollister
831-524-5055 / Hollister
831-207-2158 / Hollister
Headd’s Family Farm: https://weedmaps.com/deliveries/headds-family-farms / firstname.lastname@example.org / 530-360-7163 / Gilroy
PIPE & PARAPHENALIA SHOPS
Star Zone Smoke Shop: https://www.facebook.com/Star-Zone-Smoke-Shop-126183747456175/ / 831-420-0999 / 531 Seabright Ave., SC, 95062
831-425-7473 / 818 Pacific Ave., SC, 95060
Graffix Pleasure: https://www.facebook.com/Graffix-Pleasure-344513595559281/
831-423-2940 / 809 Pacific Ave., SC 95060
Needful Things Smoke Shop: https://www.facebook.com/Needful-Things-Smoke-Shop-150086725145858/ (831) 425-8653 / 823 Pacific Ave., SC, 95060
Irie Motivation: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Irie-Motivation/121099791238826
831-477-9420 / 3617 Portola Dr. #A, SC, 95062
Redwood Coast Glass: https://www.facebook.com/people/Redwood-Coast-Glass-Felton/100009480231784 / 831-704-2121 / 6116 Hwy 9 Unit 5b, Felton, 95018
CANNABIS FOR PETS
Cannabis CBD oils are made from medicinally grown full-spectrum plants and may contain small amounts of THC. They can only be sold in licensed dispensaries. Hemp CBD oils are made from industrially grown hemp plants and contain no THC. They can be sold online, in stores, and in veterinary offices.
CannaCompanion: https://cannacompanionusa.com/ Mill Creek, WA email@example.com / 844-447-4412
Cannabis CBD supplements for dogs and cats. Sold online
Vet•CBD: http://www.vetcbd.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 562-283-4203
Cannabis CBD supplements for pets. Sold in dispensaries throughout CA
Treatibles: https://www.treatibles.com/ email@example.com / 415-579-2230
Hemp CBD chewables for pets. Sold online.
Cannabis tinctures for pets. Sold in dispensaries. No direct contact info.
Canna-Pet: https://canna-pet.com / https://canna-pet.com/contact/
Hemp CBD supplements for cats, dogs, & horses. Sold online
Tasty Hemp Oil: https://tastyhempoil.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 616-863-2222
Hemp CBD supplement for pets. They also make CBD products for humans. Online sales
The Green Pet Shop: https://www.thegreenpetshop.com/ https://www.thegreenpetshop.com/contact-us.html email@example.com / 800-707-9819
Eco-friendly pet products including hemp CBD oil for pets
One stop shopping for cannabis-friendly tours, accommodations, transportation, events, and educational workshops in Colorado. Seems mostly in the Denver area.
loopr: https://www.rideloopr.com/ / https://www.rideloopr.com/contact-us/ / 844-695-6677
cannabis-friendly (c-f) bus tour to various c-f destinations in Denver, CO
Private limo tours to c-f businesses & events & destinations in or near Denver.
Denver Marijuana Tours: http://www.denvermarijuanaproject.com/ http://www.denvermarijuanaproject.com/contact.html
720-722-2579. Private tours to c-f businesses, events, and scenic tourist locations in and near Denver.
420 Airport Pickup: http://www.420friendlyairportpickup.com/ http://www.420friendlyairportpickup.com/contact.html / 720-369-6292 /
airport pickups, dispensary tours, ski shuttles in Denver area.
720-250-8828 . private & group tours, links to lodging.
Colorado Cannabis Tours: http://coloradocannabistours.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 303-420-8687. Group tours, lodging, spas, events, & workshops in Denver
Two Girls Tours: https://www.2girlstours.com / email@example.com / (720)242-5014
3-day package includes airport pick-up, lodging, dispensary visit, cooking class. Denver
Walking tours in Denver.
Ski Buds Shuttle Service: http://www.420friendlyskiresorttransportation.com/ http://www.420friendlyskiresorttransportation.com/contact-us.html / 720-369-6292
A C-F friendly shuttle from Denver’s airport to various ski resorts, including a dispensary stop.
Personalized C-F vacations in Denver, Vail, Aspen, Breckenridge, & Snowmas, CO
Food, wine, and cannabis tour w/ wine and cannabis pairings. Party & wedding packages.
High end experience. From Breckenridge to Vail, CO
Durango Artisanal Tours: http://www.coloradomarijuanatourism.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 970.946.0283 . C-f tours and lodging in the Durango area, including walking tours and soaking in hot springs.
Tours & Transportation in the Durango area, including Telluride, and other towns in SW Colorado and the San Juan Mountains.
Transportation Elevated: http://www.transportationelevated.com/ email@example.com / 970-787-0080 . Adventure tours in the Gunnison-Crested Butte area, including skiing, biking, hot springs, dispensaries. Apparently this area boast a high number of growers.
A Summit County Brewery Tour: http://sucobrewtour.com/ (970) 468-7777
Brewery tours, and Brews, Booze & Buds Tour, which includes a brewery, distillery, and dispensary. Summit Cty. Includes the towns of Frisco, Breckenridge, Silverthorne, and Dillon, CO.
OREGON CANNABIS TOURS – Sent 3/11/17
Pedal Bike Tours: https://pedalbiketours.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 503-243-2453. Offers a variety of bike tours throughout Portland including historic areas, pot shops, breweries, wineries, and food cart tours. They also have a Columbia River Gorge Tour, Team Building tours, and personalized tours. Bikes can be rented, and repair services are available to those who bring their own bikes.
Bridgetown Weed Tour: http://bridgetownweedtour.com/ email@example.com / 800-813-5396. Choose from 3 tours including the usual cannabis-related activities such as outlets, a farm, cooking w/ cannabis, smoking lounge, and a NiteOwl tour to a comedy club and other nightlife. Transportation is via a party bus, which can also be rented for private parties. Portland area.
Portland Canna Bus: http://www.portlandcannabus.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 503-741-5057. Tour Portland’s best marijuana dispensaries, analytical laboratories, and grow shops in a luxurious party bus.
High 5 Tours: http://www.high5tours.com/contact-2/ Info@high5tours.com /503-303-2275. Party bus tours to the usual dispensaries, head shops, and grow houses, as well as a craft beer tour, and a trip to Multnomah Falls, the 2nd tallest (611ft.) year-round fwaterfall in America.
Oregon Weed Tours: http://www.oregon-weed-tours.com/ email@example.com/ 541-378-1387. Located in Oakland, OR offering easy access to the Coast, rivers, Crater Lake, and other sites. Specific tours include dispensaries, breweries, wineries, salmon fishing, river rafting, camping and hiking. They can also arrange lodging in the various areas they serve.
WASHINGTON CANNABIS TOURS –
http://www.thestranger.com/news/2016/06/22/24238128/why-seattle-is-failing-at-pot-tourism: good article about the legal restrictions in Wash. vs. CO which limits pot tourism.
The Kush Tour: http://kushtourism.com/tours/ Seattle@kushtourism.com / 844-587-5874 / 206-587-5874 (both #’s came up) This website offers cannabis-friendly tourism info about the different states where recreational cannabis is legal. They have info about lodging and airport service throughout the state. They also offer tours in Seattle.
LAS VEGAS CANNABIS TOURS
420 Tours Las Vegas: http://dispensarytourslv.com/p/las-vegas-city-tour / http://dispensarytourslv.com/contact / . This is a medical mj tour of dispensaries and the LV Strip, including casinos, other attractions, The First Cannabis Church of LV & its Patient Community Ctr., and the LV “Weeding” Chapel. No email address or phone #’s were included.
Cannabis tours are still yet to be offered in CA, Alaska, Mass., Maine, and D.C.
UNIQUE CANNABIS ENDEAVORS
704-519-8874. Group dedicated to exploring the outdoors and enjoying cannabis. Bringing cannabis enthusiasts and activists together over a common love of nature and adventure. This appears to be a meet-up type group. They are hoping to inspire a network of cannabis hikers in all the legal states. Based in Broomfield, CO
Colorado Photo Safaris: https://www.coloradophotosafaris.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 303-941-4683. 420-friendly photography touring company featuring specialized tours for small groups of new and experienced photographers. Boulder area. Owned and operated by Pinque Clark, world-renowned photographer. She has interesting tour options: Wonderful Women over 50, ghost towns, Botanic Gardens, Food Photography, and other offbeat destinations.
Nimbin MardiGrass / Nimbin, Australia 5/5-7: Australia’s finest hippy community protests, educates, and celebrates. Check out the photo gallery on the website. http://nimbinmardigrass.com/ / +61 2 6689 0326
Don’t think there’s an ad here but it’s fun to know about & might make a good travel article.
Good Medicine Confluence / Durango, CO 6/14-18: a true hippy herbalist gathering w/ plant walks, workshops, a masquerade ball, and camping. The focus is healing w/ herbs including cannabis. The website is gorgeous!!
Fore Twenty Golf Tournament / Oregon City, OR 6/29: Largest cannabis golf tournament in the NorthWest. This site also carries sports news related to marijuana use by athletes. http://foretwenty.com/