Highly Curated: The best cannabis events listings for each Green State
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SAN FRANCISCO – BAY AREA
Thursday, April 18, 2019 • 6:00–10:00 p.m. Buy Tickets
EXPLORATORIUM | After Dark: Cannabis
Free for After Dark Members
Adults Only (18+)
Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science at our adults-only After Dark. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in mind-bending experiences and unique, thought-provoking programs.
THE BELOW EVENTS WERE IN 2018
Bend & Blaze SF: Cannabis-centered yoga & meditation for curious or expert. Vinyasa and yin yoga hybrid class led by Lucky Box Club co-founder and YogaWorks trained yoga instructor Eliza Maroney. Class includes a Lucky Box filled with free CBD & THC infused goodies like edibles, topicals, tinctures, vape pens etc. 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Sat., April 7. $30. Fire Path Yoga Private Studio, 405 Sansome Street, 3rd Floor, S.F. www.eventbrite.com/e/bend-blaze-sf-cannabis-centered-yoga-meditation-tickets-43730447947
PUFF: The Queer Marijuana-Appreciation Drag Party: Queer and cannabis-friendly “appreciation party” that culminates in “LOVE,” a drag show hosted by The Pristine Condition, Mama Dora and Ultra. No cannabis consumption onsite. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Thu., April 12. $5 – $10. The Stud, 399 9th Street, S.F.
Cannaisseur Series: Herbal Cheese Feast: A four-course dinner of “seasonal cuisine” with individual cheese and cannabis flower pairings. Includes reception with infused mocktails and low-dose cheese hors-d’oeuvres. 7 p.m. – 11 p.m., Sat., April 14. $175. Location shared 24 hours in advance, S.F. https://cannaisseurseries.ticketleap.com/cheese-dinner/
LLM Brown Bag Speaker Series: The Future of Cannabis in Marin: Survey the current status of cannabis legislation and branding in Marin and the rest of California. Speakers include Nurit Raphael, founder of boutique cannabis delivery service ONA.life; Sabrina Fendrick, founder of NORML’s Women’s Alliance; Shabnam Irani, president of the National Cannabis Bar Association and more! 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Tue. April 17. Free. Marin Builders Association, 660 Las Gallinas Avenue, San Rafael. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/llm-brown-bag-speaker-series-the-future-of-cannabis-in-marin-tickets-44498009745/amp
Cannabis for Couples: Enhance Pleasure and Intimacy in the Bedroom: A workshop for couples of all levels of cannabis experience on how to use cannabis to enhance sexual pleasure and intimacy using both psychoactive and non-psychoactive products. 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Wed., April 18. Free. Good Vibrations, 1620 Polk Street, S.F. www.eventbrite.com/e/cannabis-for-couples-enhance-pleasure-and-intimacy-in-the-bedroom-at-good-vibrations-tickets-43910513528?aff=es2
Designers + Geeks: High X Design: A networking series to showcase the latest designs in the cannabis industry that are turning a “seedy business to a high calibre product space.” Speakers include Kristen Winzent and Betsy Filson of Batch Seven, and Libby Cooper, former creative director at Eaze. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Thu., April 19. $20. Yelp, 140 New Montgomery Street, S.F. https://designersandgeeks.com/events/high-x-design-2018
Berner Presents Hippie Hill at Bill Graham Civic: Join Taylor Gang rapper and Cookies SF’s Berner for a hip-hop performance evoking the spirit of San Francisco’s Hippie Hill 4/20 celebration. Lineup includes performances by 2 Chainz, Chief Keef, Trippie Redd and Styles P. 5:30 p.m., Fri., Apr 20. $59.50 – US $65.00 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove Street, S.F. https://www.ticketmaster.com/berner-presents-hippie-hill-san-francisco-california-04-20-2018/event/1C0054370032945D
420 Fest SF: Those looking to avoid Hippie Hill this year can find refuge at Dolores Park for the first annual 420 Fest. Events include yoga, discussion with cannabis experts, an edibles tasting bar, live art and the Stoned Olympics for a more conscientious cannabis experience. 3:00 p.m. – 1 a.m., Fri., April 20. Free. Mission Dolores Park, 19th & Dolores Street, S.F. http://www.420festsf.com/
Snoop Dogg’s 420 Wellness Retreat Tour: Snoop Dogg ends his 420 tour on a high note in the Bay Area with Wiz Khalifa. 7 p.m., Sun., April 22. $65 – $82.75. Event Center at San Jose State University, 290 S 7th Street, San Jose. https://www.axs.com/events/351669/snoop-dogg-wiz-khalifa-tickets
Empower Her: Sensuality, Sexuality & Self Esteem: A women’s workshop to enhance the sexual connection between oneself and their yoni. Speakers — Ashley Asatu of the Yogasm Experience and professional sex educator, Ashley Manta. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sun., April 8. $60. Evolve Pole + Erotic Dance Studio, 5872 West Pico Boulevard, L.A. www.eventbrite.com/e/empower-her-sensuality-sexuality-self-esteem-tickets-43629578243
Mota X Paper Palate Present: Cannivore Supper III: Mota Dispensary and Chef Danielle Steckler of Paper Palate present a private three-course dinner in the Hollywood Hills. Includes education on California cannabis laws, the benefits of CBD, and new products. 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., Sat., April 14. $100. Address shared upon RSVP, Beachwood Canyon, Los Angeles. http://consciouscityguide.com/motaxpaperpalatepresentcannivo?hubbypass=2355985b76dcb2ce89a2609033b74cc9edf10091a63a5c69fcdbc3ff918131a7
Palm Springs Cannabis Film Festival & Summit.
Cannabliss Retreat, Malibu.
Cannabliss 420 party: The third annual Cannabliss retreat begins with a 420 party with live music, vape bar, cannabis ceremonies, yoga, educational workshops and a vendor’s market in a private, poolside setting. 12 p.m. – 12 a.m., Fri., April 20. $150. Location shared upon purchase, Malibu. http://www.cannablissretreats.com/
Dumpling Dayze — an infused dumpling garden party. Los Feliz, Calif.
High Times Cannabis Cup SoCal: San Bernardino: A weekend of music performances, educational seminars, culinary experiences and cannabis competition at one of the most popular cannabis lifestyle festivals worldwide. Performance schedule TBA. 12 p.m. – 10 p.m., Fri., Apr 20 – Sun, Apr 22. $45 – $420. National Orange Show Event Center, 689 South E Street, San Bernardino. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/high-times-cannabis-cup-socal-2018-tickets-43722590445?aff=erelexpmlt
Magic Bus Experience: Three days of opportunity to experience an interactive “60,000 square foot psychedelic wonderland” inspired by cannabis culture. Amenities include a “hotbox” maze, VIP lounge, “Munchie Mountain” snack bar and pillow fort. 11:30 a.m. – 4:20 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Fri., April 20 – Sun., April 22. $45-$65. The Reef DTLA, 1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles. https://www.magicbusexperience.com/
A NORML Evening: Reefer Madness: A private screening of propaganda film “Reefer Madness” followed by a “Marijuana Propaganda, Law Reform, & Legal Issues” panel discussion by industry professionals, attorneys and advocates. 7pm – 10pm., Sat., April 7. $10. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W Sprague Avenue, Spokane. http://foxtheaterspokane.org/events/community-events/a-norml-evening-reefer-madness/
Snoop Dogg’s 420 Wellness Retreat Tour: https://www.axs.com/events/351203/snoop-dogg-migos-tickets
Signature Interactive Earth Day Brunch: http://www.cannabiskitchen.co/store/p1/Signature_Interactive_Earth_Day_Brunch_.html
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Listings compiled by Amelia Williams