On Thursday, April 20, people from all walks of life will gather at Vancouver’s Sunset Beach to protest against prohibition 0f, and celebrate their love for, marijuana at the annual 420 celebration.
Last year, tens of thousands of people congregated around Sunset Beach for the annual 420 smoke out, which was the largest gathering of its kind in Canada.
The political event, which doubles as a free-flowing cannabis marketplace and a mass recreational consumption, is part of the continued push to legalize marijuana in British Columbia.
By 4:20 pm on the 20th day of the fourth month, a smoky haze will cover the area around Sunset Beach.
420 Vancouver has grown exponentially ever since its inaugural year at Victory Square in 1995.
When: Thursday, April 20
Time: 10 am to 7 pm
Where: Sunset Beach – 1204 Beach Avenue, Vancouver