While 4/20 was a shadow of its former self, Colorado still saw a range of private smoke sessions and parties, parking lot celebrations, pot-friendly classes and celebrity streaming events all in the name of the world's favorite cannabis holiday.
And some of the action will continue this week. Here's how you can still celebrate:
Tetra's 4/20 Celebration
Through Wednesday, April 21
Tetra 9 Private Lounge
3039 Walnut Street
Private cannabis lounge Tetra 9 is celebrating a week of 4/20 fun, hosting live music, joint-rolling showcases, a toking challenge and more. General admission, judging passes and VIP options are all available, but first you must become a member of the private club (daily memberships are available). Sign up at tetralounge.com (21+) and buy 4/20 passes at eventbrite.com.
Carbon and Cannabis
Thursday, April 22, 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Hosted by the Cannabis Certification Council, this online discussion series will cover the carbon output of commercial cannabis, with speakers from the agricultural and cannabis industries, as well as the state Department of Public Health and Environment. Register to attend the virtual chat at emamo.com/org/cannabis-certification-council.
Stories in Color 4/20 Dinner
Thursday, April 22, 6 p.m.
3457 South Broadway, Englewood
This new dinner series, hosted by chef Harold Sims, merges oral storytelling and food, with four different speakers from the cannabis world who will each share their stories as Simms serves four dishes matching their experiences. Learn more about Simms and RSVP for dinner at ourstoriesincolor.com; tickets are $75 for one, $140 for two.
Spliff Film Fest
Through Sunday, April 24
Keep the TV on all throughout 4/20 week during the Spliff Film Fest, a nine-day online film festival for filmmakers and animators to showcase original shorts that examine cannabis and its impact on humanity. Tickets to the Spliff Film Fest start at $20, with VIP sessions with filmmakers also available. Find out more information and check out the lineup at splifffilmfest.com.
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