7 dope ways to celebrate the first legal 4/20 in Toronto

Apr 15 2019, 8:59 pm

Maybe you’ve heard this already, but it turns out cannabis is legal in Canada.

And while many of us have already been enjoying the smelly green fruits of the no longer illicit activity, there’s still something special about the approaching (unofficial) cannabis holiday of 4/20 this year.

420 Toronto

420 Toronto / Facebook

What: Now that weed is finally legalized in Canada, you better believe that Torontonians are going to be lighting up on April 20. The festivities in Toronto will be taking place at Woodbine Park and will feature vendors, music and a free farmers’ market.

When: April 20
Time: 12 pm to 6 pm
Where: Woodbine Park, 1695 Queen Street East
Admission: Free



Luv To Bhang: 420 Bhang / Facebook

Canada’s Longest Running Bhangra Party has returned for 2019. LUV TO BHANG presents Toronto’s Spring Celebration Bhang, BHANG 420. Dress code is fashion-forward and bhang ready.

When: April 20
Time: Doors open 10:30 pm
Where: The Mod Club, 722 College Street West Toronto
Admission: Tickets are $20, bottle service is available for an additional cost. Available online

420 Comedy Festival

This is 420 Comedy Festival’s third year and the festival is bigger and better than ever! Taking place over four venues with tons of the best comedians the Big Smoke has to offer. This year features both stand up and improv with some amazing concept shows.

When: April 20
Time: Multiple shows throughout the evening, shows begin at 8 pm

  • The Underground Cafe: 670 Queen St E – Stand up and specialty shows
  • Bad Dog Comedy Theatre: 875 Bloor St W Upstairs – Improv concept shows
  • Rivoli: 334 Queen St W Accessible – Improv and stand up shows
  • Comedy Bar: 945 Bloor St W Downstairs – Concept shows

Admission: Individual tickets cost between $10 to $20 a show, night passes available for $30 online

Cocktails Cannabis & Canvases 420 Party


Puffnpaint Tours / Facebook

Smoke while you paint and enjoy specialty cocktails and great music. This is a private event, and the address is only available to ticket holders. The price includes food (your choice of chicken or vegan meals). Marijuana is the theme and they are going all out with contests, raffles and giveaways.

When: April 20
Time: 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: TBA
Admission: $50, available online

Hotbox 4/20 Block Party


Hotbox Lounge & shop / Facebook

Kensington Market’s OG cannabis lounge, Hotbox Cafe, will be taking over the block with live music, vendors, and lots of giveaways. Celebrate the return of their infamous ‘Potio,’ a smoke-friendly back patio! There will be a joint-rolling competition, bong clearing contests, and tons of 420 vibes. BYOW!

When: April 20
Time: 1 pm to 10 pm
Where: 204 Augusta Ave
Admission: Free entry



Funkfest 420 / Facebook

Come lift off this 4/20 with Toronto’s premier space funk experience!
Deep grooves, good vibes, and friendly faces. The night will feature the banks Unidentified Funk Object, DRUPE, and Your Babysitter’s Boyfriend, at the B-Side Lounge.

When: April 20
Time: 8 pm to close
Where: 669 College St
Admission: Entry is $10

CANNAMAS 420 Popup Interactive Market

Interactive boutique style market taking place. Expect to meet, interact and try incredible local artisan cannabis products in an undeniably artsy loft in the heart of the Toronto film district. Ticket includes entrance, swag bag for the first 50 people, live DJ, live beatboxing, $5 dab bar, cash bar, and more.

When: April 20
Time: 4:20 pm to 10 pm
Where: 1173 Dundas St. E
Admission: $10

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