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What Are The Best Marijuana Events In 2014


ncia cannabis business summitGoing to marijuana events is one of my favorite things to do. If I had enough money, I would travel the country going from marijuana event to marijuana event. Occasionally I get lucky enough to go to one, and I treasure every minute of it.

My favorite events involve panels where experts talk about cultivation, business, activism, etc. A good event has solid panels with true experts in their field of study. A good event also has quality vendors and usually quality, big name music acts. There will be more cannabis industry events in 2014 than in any other year on record. Everyone and their grandma is trying to get in on the Green Rush right now, and if you don’t know a lot about marijuana, attending an event is a good place to start your research.

If you have never been to a marijuana event before, you should really consider attending one of the events below. If there is an event that you think should be added to the list, feel free to send me an e-mail. Check back often, as I’ll be adding events to this list as they are brought to my attention:

January 2014

Champs Trade Show


February 2014

High Times Medical Cannabis Cup – Los Angeles

Northwest CannaBusiness Symposium

March 2014


April 2014

Ann Arbor Hash Bash

CannaBusiness Money Show

High Times Cannabis Cup – Denver


May 2014

Eighth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

June 2014

cannabis business summit

High Times Medical Cannabis Cup – San Francisco

July 2014

Emerald Empire HempFest

August 2014

Seattle Hempfest

September 2014

Boston Freedom Rally

High Times Cannabis Cup – Seattle



Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival

November 2014

National CannaBusiness Conference

High Times Cannabis Cup – Amsterdam


December 2014

Emerald Cup


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  • carrie dennis

    I wonder why High Times has so many Cannabis Cups.

    • NE maddog

      people like them!!

    • painkills2

      Think of them as really big wine-tasting contests. :D

      • Sarijuana

        I think I’d last longer at the weed cups. Wine tastings, not so much LOL.

        • painkills2

          Speaking of cups, have you tried the new Butterfinger cups? They’re like Reese’s but with smooth, creamy Butterfinger inside the chocolate. (Why can’t Butterfinger buy ad space on TWB?)

          • Sarijuana

            Boy…if they were smart they would! Frito-Lay needs to expand their advertising horizons here as well. I wonder who will be the first big corp to realize this market and make the move.

          • Sarijuana

            Boy…if they were smart they would! Frito-Lay needs to expand their advertising horizons here as well. I wonder who will be the first big corp to realize this market and make the move.

  • Romelle Kaine

    May 10th 2014 2nd Annual Cali Cup- 1640 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

    • Is there a link for the event?

      • Romelle Kaine


  • Bud Fish

    Thanks for the list. It’s pretty comprehensive. Hopefully I’ll be able to go to one of two of these this year.


  • kay

    hi fellow stoners, these events are mostly in the US, many European events are missing such as: Spannabis, Cannafest, Cultiva just to name a few

    • I added Spannabis and Cannafest, but couldn’t find a good link for Cultiva. Let me know and I’ll get it added too. Thanks for sharing international events, and feel free to mention more!

  • DanViets

    National NORML Conference in June in Seattle.
    NORML Legal Seminars in June in Aspen (non-lawyers welcome)
    and in December in Key West.

    • I was going to list these events but couldn’t find anything to link them to.

  • Me

    Cannabis Day in Canada, 4/20 events such as the large gathering in Hyde Park, London, Global Marijuana March May 3 and NORML UK’s AGM, date not yet announced as far as I know.

  • Nicoline Smits

    They’re almost all out West, or abroad. That’s not going to work for me.

  • Melanie Harrington

    Anything happening close to MA?

  • Alan420

    Starks Maine is the 25th annual Cannabis protest rally at Harry Brown’s Farm. There are 3 festivals. The first is Harry’s Hoe Down, June 20th-22nd. The second is Green Love fest August 15th-17th. The final is Harvest Fest October 3rd-5th.

  • 20 APRIL 2014
    Amsterdam 420 SMoke-Out – 3rd Edition
    All info is up on: http://www.AMS402.nl
    Add it to your website’s calenders and agendas please !
    THANK YOU ! :)
    Greetz, Peter Lunkl

  • Thumbs up ;)