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Git Up, Git Out and Toke Something: Every 4/20 Event in Denver

Denver is playing host to dozens of 4/20 events as the holiday gets near.
Denver is playing host to dozens of 4/20 events as the holiday gets near. Jacqueline Collins
Can you smell that? April 20 is getting closer, and it's time to get your joints rolled and pipes cleaned. Denver's list of 4/20 events can rival any city's, with cannabis-friendly concerts, art classes, dinners, video game tournaments and so much more slated for every stoner's favorite week.

We've compiled a list of cannabis events in Denver and beyond for 4/20 week, and will continue updating as the big day approaches. Find details below.

National Cannabis Volunteer Week
Saturday, April 13, through Saturday, April 20
Nuvolution
3835 Elm Street

Give stoners a good name the week before 4/20 by participating in National Cannabis Volunteer Week, a chance to help local cannabis-friendly nonprofits and startups as they find their legs. Nuvolution will connect you with an organization that matches your attitude and passion for helping patients, cannabis refugees and more, and you can volunteer further during events and speaking engagements. Learn more by calling Nuvoluiton at 303-589-8139.

Mezz Talks: Bun B and Mayor Michael Hancock
Monday, April 15, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
ATC DEN
3420 Larimer Street

Rescheduled thanks to March's winter cyclone, this chat between our mayor and Houston hip-hop legend Bun B will center on legalized cannabis and its effects on a city. Attending the event is free, but register first on Eventbrite.


Sensi Night Denver
Wednesday, April 17, 7 to 11 p.m.
Exdo Event Center
399 35th Street

Take advantage of the flood of cannabis-industry executives and representatives in Denver for 4/20 at Sensi Night, an evening full of networking and live entertainment — and we mean full, with several dozen cannabis vendors, local pot celebrities and food trucks all slated to attend. Register for a ticket (21+) for free on Eventbrite.

King of Cups Cannabis Competition
Thursday, April 18, 5 to 10 p.m.
Speakeasy Vape Lounge & Cannabis Club
2508 East Bijou Street, Colorado Springs

Hang out with Lil Flip and partake in a few rips before the big day arrives at Colorado Springs cannabis club Speakeasy Vape Lounge. You can judge this local competition of flower, concentrate and edibles, or simply hang out and test the entries for fun, with live music, food and games there to re-energize you. General admission and judge passes (21+) are available for $30 and $60, respectively, on Eventbrite.

2019 Connoisseur Cup Finals
Thursday, April 18, through Saturday, April 20
Location shared upon registration

Sample flower, concentrates and infused products from dozens of Colorado cannabis and hemp producers over three days at the 2019 Connoisseur Cup Finals. VIP and judging passes are available for all three days, as well as single-day tickets (21+). Learn more at event's website.

Snoop Dogg's 420 Wellness Retreat
Thursday, April 18, 6 p.m.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison

If 4/20 rolls around without a Snoop Dogg appearance, did the holiday even happen? Lucky for us, he comes back almost every year, and this time he's bringing some West Coast heavyweights. Snoop will perform with Ice Cube, Warren G and Tha Dogg Pound to ring in the holiday with his 420 Wellness Retreat concert. Tickets (all ages welcome) run from $75 to $125 on the Red Rocks website.


Mile High Burlesque Fest
Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20
Oriental Theater
4335 West 44th Avenue

This two-night event returns for the third straight year to celebrate 4/20 the sexy way, with weed-centric shows like Master of the Munchies and I Didn't Inhale! bringing laughs and raised eyebrows. Join host Cora Vette and headliner Blaze, the Red Rose of Texas; tickets (21+), $20 for one night, $30 for both, and more information available on Facebook.

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