13 cannabis events happening in Vancouver this November

Nov 4 2019, 8:55 am

Need an excuse to get out of the house, into the rain, and back inside again? Check out Vancouver’s cannabis community’s local goings-on for the month of November.

And for more things happening around town be sure to visit our events section.

All cannabis events are 19+.

Friday, November 1

9th Annual Spirit Plant Medicine Conference

What: The Spirit Plant Medicine Conference brings together an international group of experts in the realm of plant-based and psychedelic medicine. Dennis McKenna, Mark Haden, The Dank Duchess, and Jamie Wheal are among the presenters.
When: Friday, November 1 to Sunday, November 3
Time: Saturday, 11 am to 9:30 pm; Sunday, 8:30 am to 10:30 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Great Hall AMS Student Nest at UBC, 6133 University Blvd
Tickets: Sold out, live stream available for $97 here

Saturday, November 2

Museum of Vancouver: Why I Design

What: BC-based licensed producer Tantalus Labs is participating in this year’s Why I Design event presented by the Museum of Vancouver. Guests will have the opportunity to interact with various designers and learn about their latest ideas.

When: Friday, November 2
Time: 7 to 10:30 pm
Where: Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Stree
Tickets: $15 to $25, available here

Sunday, November 3

Straind & Served Bartending Competition

What: Six bartenders will battle for glory and $1,000 in cash and prizes. This is a classic cocktail competition with a twist — drinks must be prepared with Straind Bitters, which are developed using cannabis-inspired terpenes.

When: Sunday, November 3
Time: Doors at 6 pm, competition from 7 to 10 pm
Where: La Taqueria, 586 Hornby Street
Tickets: Tickets are $15, available here

Ease In & Align Yoga 

What: Ordinarily Honest Yoga is hosting a cannabis-friendly yoga class designed to slow things down before the start of another work week. Guests are asked to arrive early if they wish to elevate before hitting the mat.

When: Sunday, November 3
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Where: All City Athletics – 130 West Hastings Street
Tickets: $20 to $25, available here

This session is also offered on November 13 at 2329 West Mall – UBC. Tickets are available here.

Thursday, November 7

Grading Cannabis Quality Workshop

What: CannaReps is hosting a cannabis grading workshop to help you check the quality of your bud. This two-hour session will teach you the top three factors in grading cannabis quality alongside other green enthusiasts.

When: Thursday, November 7
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: The Network Hub – 422 Richards Street
Tickets: $10, available here

Saturday, October 9

Cannabinoid Chemistry & Legislation 

What: Learn about the cannabis plant and the history and trajectory of regulations in Canada from chartered chemist and university instructor Thomas Ulanowski. This interactive class will also examine the evolution and botany of cannabis.

When: Saturday, November  9
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5151 Oak Street
Tickets: $31.50 to $35 available here

Thursday, November 14

CSSDP Annual General Meeting 

What: The Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP) is hosting their AGM via Zoom, where you can connect via video or phone. The CSSDP will be updating current and prospective members about their upcoming plans for the new year and how individuals can get involved.

When: Thursday, November 14
Time: 5 pm
Where: Online
Tickets: Free, join the Zoom meeting here

Saturday, November 16

CBD Tea Ceremony + Meditation

What: FLEURS Tea presents an afternoon of deep relaxation with organic herbs and hemp CBD tea, followed by meditation and breathwork.

When: Saturday, October 12
Time: 3:30 to 5 pm
Where: Unity Yoga – 622 Mt Pleasant Rd, 2nd Floor
Tickets: Register at [email protected]

Friday, November 15

An Exploration of Cannabis Infusion 

What: True Fact Cannabis, Mocha Catering, and the Healthy Asian are hosting an informative and educational evening all about edibles and infusions. Learn DIY techniques, recipes, and helpful tools to elevate your next meal.

When: Friday, November 15
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: 214-268 Keefer St
Tickets: $30 available here

Saturday, November 16

ECS Medical Edition Workshop 

What: Discover your endocannabinoid system (ECS) and learn how to help others improve their health and wellness with this four-hour ECS Medical Education, hosted by the Endocannabinoid Academy.

When: Saturday, November 16
Time: 11 am to 3:30 pm
Where: i-Training STUDIO – 208-2520 Ontario St
Tickets: $349, available here

Wednesday, November 20

ACCRES presents Cannabis in BC: Policy Workshop

What: The Association of Canadian Cannabis Retailers is hosting a workshop for licensed retailers across BC to discuss the outcomes for private retailers that have accompanied the first year of legalization and to begin building consensus-based government relations policy based on these experiences.

When: Wednesday, November 20
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: 16 East 6th Ave
Tickets: Free, register here

Saturday, November 23

CannaReps Cannabis Sommelier Level 1 

What: Grow your cannabis knowledge with this intensive cannabis sommelier workshop from CannaReps. Students will learn about the ancestry and anatomy of cannabis as well as assessing flower, dosing, and the endocannabinoid system.

When: Saturday, November 23
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: TBA
Tickets: $480, available here

Friday, November 29

ECS Therapy Fundamental

What: This course is designed for wellness practitioners such as massage, physio, and osteopathic therapist. Learn about the endocannabinoid system and how you can facilitate cannabis consumption into your clients’ healthcare routine.

When: Friday, November 29
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: i-Training STUDIO, 208-2520 Ontario St
Tickets: $349 available here

This list is curated by Root Creative, a content marketing and brand agency in the cannabis space.