If there was a “best day ever” it could very well be 420 and if you are living or visiting sunny California there’s a whole slew of great events you can go to all 420 day long! To get on overview on how to celebrate everyone’s favorite day just check this list of these ten events in Cali below.
1. 420 in the park
A San Francisco tradition on Hippie Hill in the gorgeous Golden Gate Park. Basically, it’s just a giant hippie 420 pow wow, so if you’re not there you’re square. People literally start showing up at 10:30 in the morning and celebrate up until 4:20 PM. Expect drums, dancing, and lots of smoke. Cops tend to turn a blind eye unless you act like an idiot. 420 in the Park is on April 20, 10:30am to dusk. Peak time is 4:20pm. Hippie Hill, San Francisco, CA 94117. A FREE event.
2. 420 Hippie Hill Cleanup
There’s a great reason to be part of the 420 Hippie Hill Cleanup Effort presented by O.penVAPEz. Any MM patient to RSVP and participate in the clean up will get a FREE O.penVAPE battery and a FREE O.penVAPE cartridge from participating collectives around the area. This could turn your 420 day from good into great! Wednesday, April 20 from 5:00 PM to 8:00pm (PDT) at Hippie Hill, San Francisco, CA 94117.
3. Coffee, Tea, Trees 420 Launch
Head down to Apule Town Clothing and Coffee for a FREE event celebrating 420, the artist’s lifestyle, coffee, tea, and trees! If you like to art & chill the event will feature live music, fire performances, tarot readings, henna art designs, food trucks, a female barber and don’t forget the visual art. It’s from 3:00pm to 8:00pm (PDT) at Apule Town Coffee House, 3411 East 15th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90023.
4. Wonderland Wednesdaze 420
For live music and good vibes and people head over to Wonderland Wednesdaze 420. There’s going to be a giveaway of a free ounce for one lucky person so make sure you have you medical card, are 18 plus and don’t forget to bring your valid California I.D driver’s license. All guests get a 420 goody bag. There will be two rooms for VIPs with a smoking/hookah area. You can enjoy the outside smoking patio while you are there. 8:30pm to 1:00am (PDT) at 7552 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046.
5. MECCA’s 420 Speakeasy
To enter the FREE event bring your California ID and doctor recommendation. Once there you can donate $60 to receive a gift bag containing a Backpack, T-Shirt, Mecca Cookie, Pet Cannabis, CBD Lotion, Wax Shatter, Kief, Hash, Caviar Gold, Kiva, Korova, Infused, Baked, and THC Brand Edibles, and lots more. There’ll be a Champagne Glass Cabaret, there’ll be some Dab girls and try the non-alcoholic Medicated Moonshine while you press your luck on the 420 Casino Game. 9:00am to 2:00am (PDT) at Mecca Natural Medicine, 5650 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca. 90016
6. 420 Feast
You’re going to have to RSVP for this private location event, but it sounds worth it! It’s a 420 feast honoring the Cannabis community in Cali. If you go you will enjoy three main dishes and appetizers and EVERYTHING will be cannabis infused! Pick “Option 1” for drunken garlic bread chicken pic canna on angel hair pasta with fresh vegetables or pick “Option 2” and get short ribs canna mac fresh vegetables. 6:00pm to 9:00pm (PDT) in Los Angeles.
7. 2nd Annual 420 BOWL-ing Fest
This is a live music event with bowling. The event will feature Trough the Roots, Thrive, Bad Neighbors, King Zero, DJ Sets by Scorpion. General admission is $4.20 with six hours of live music starting at 4:20 pm. There’s a bowling special all night with each game costing $4.20 and it includes shoe rentals. There will also be $4.20 well cocktails and selected drafts. Discovery Ventura, 1888 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, CA, 93001. Show 4:20pm and ends at 10:00pm.
8. 420 DAB FEST 2016
There will be performances by Rich the Kid, Key!, Healthy Boyz, Royce Rizzy, Diego Money. If you purchase a VIP pass you will get access to the dab bar and get a free meal and drink. There will also be free arcade access and a medicated taco truck. The event is 18+ 4:00pm at Nexus Social Lounge, 511 E. 4th Street, Los Angeles, California 90013.
9. Blaze N J’s Annual 420 Party
Joint rolling contests, beer pong tournaments, glass blowing contest, skate competition, and raffle tickets. A free hookah will be provided outside. Expect a BBQ, fire dancers and then there’s a coloring contest. Remember that you must be present to win the coloring contest and the raffle! Organized by Blaze N’ J’s Smoke Shop, 236 W 9th St., Chico, California. Begins at 10am.
10. Cheech & Chong 420 Celebration
Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong’s have released nine hit comedy albums and eight hit films. They won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album with their third album “Los Cochinos” released in 1973. It’s an all ages show. Doors open at 8pm at the Novo DTLA, Club Nokia, 800 W Olympic Blvd, Ste A335, Los Angeles. The Password is HIGH.
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