7 places to celebrate the first legal 4/20 in Vancouver with your buds

Apr 15 2019, 3:57 pm

Doesn’t it seem like we just took down last year’s 4/20 decorations?

Get ready for a celebration of cannabis and pot culture unlike ever before as the first 4/20 under Canada’s new marijuana laws. Whether you’re headed to the party to see Cypress Hill, or just want to get blissful with some 4/20 yoga, we’ve got you covered for the big day!



Smokem if you got’em, Vancouver!

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Vancouver 4/20 Protest + Farmers’ Market


420 Vancouver (aidzo88 / Instagram)

The long-running protest (or festival, depending who you ask) has put together an incredible show for their first party since legalization. Besides multiple exciting musical acts, speeches, and vendors, the organizers have managed to score hip-hop cannabis-kings Cypress Hill as headliners (provided the Park Board doesn’t have its way and have the show cancelled).

When: April 20
Time: 12 pm to 8 pm
Where: Sunset Beach Park, 1204 Beach Ave
Admission: FREE

420 Yoga


420 Yoga / Eventbrite

420 yoga brings weed and yoga together in one practice. Loosen up as you loosen up. There will be weed with vaporizers provided and shared amongst each other. There will be no smoking (joints, bongs, pipes, etc.) allowed inside but you are more than welcome to take a few hits outside before the class starts.

When: April 20
Time: 4 pm
Where: 1430 Rupert St, North Vancouver
Admission: Tickets available online

The Main Event Dance Showcase: Pineapple Express


The Main Event / Eventbrite

The Main Event is throwing its 13th semi-annual dance showcase on 4/20. Come through and enjoy an amazing show and one hell of a party! Celebrate legal weed with emcee Kevin Fraser and the evening’s DJ, Seko.

When: April 20
Time: Doors: 8 pm, show: 9 pm
Where: Rickshaw Theatre, 254 East Hastings Street
Admission: Available online, $30

Koerner’s House Party | 4/20 Edition


Koerner’s House Party/Facebook

School is FINALLY wrapping up🎉 It’s time to get boozy and let loose at 4/20 KHP!

Put down the munchies and come party the night away at Koerner’s Pub. The best hip-hop, EDM, and Top 40 beats will be waiting for you on campus to get those classic college party vibes. This awesome night will be one to remember, so you stoners try your best.

When: April 20
Time: 8 pm to 1 am
Where: Koerner’s Pub on UBC Campus, 6371 Crescent Road
Admission: $15

Mary Jane Brunch Speaker Panel & Social: 4/20 Edition



It’s 4/20! It’s a lot to inhale, especially when you’re still exhaling prohibition without understanding the breath work that made this day possible.

With a desire to honour the plant and respect the Puffragette’s approach, our next brunch will be an intimate and downtempo panel speaking on Mind and Body Wellness with Cannabis.

When: April 20
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Hervana Coworking Collective, 595 Howe St #506
Admission: $35 for a single person ticket

Making Cannabis Edibles



Ever wonder how to make your own cannabis edibles? You can do it at home with some cannabis, and an oven or pressure cooker. Come over to MakerLabs to learn about proper preparation and dose control from a trained chemist. Watch a demonstration of cannabis chocolates being made from start to finish. Class size is limited to leave lots of space for questions and discussion.

When: April 20
Time: 12 pm to 3 pm
Where: MakerLabs, 780 East Cordova Street
Admission: Available online, $150

Planet Trichome


Leisure Events

While not falling on 4/20 itself, Planet Trichome is a collaboration effort between licensed cannabis producer Tantalus Labs and Studio A-OK. Playing into the curious nature of cannabis consumption during the 420 season, the two brands curated an evening which folds into an immersive and educational evening of multi-room exploration + interaction. The evening will feature a live scored set in the planetarium from Khotin, and further musical offerings from DJ Express, Nina Mendoza, and Slim Media Player.

When: April 18
Time: 7 pm
Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, 1100 Chestnut Street
Admission: Tickets run from $10 to $20, sold out online but some will be released at the door

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