British Columbia is world-renowned for its cannabis culture and that includes comedy shows, seminars, and exhibitions of artful accessories. If you find yourself in this coastal province during July, check out these 420-friendly happenings and make the most of Canada’s first official summer season since legalization!
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When: July 5 to 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Gone To The Dogs Ranch
Patrick Vrolyk of Red Beard Glass is the man behind the legendary three-day festival that celebrates “glass, grass, music, and culture.” Details are scant on their website but follow @RedBeardGlass and @gcgg.ca for teasers of this year’s site and ways to enter their Great Canadian Canna Cup. This year’s festival focus is on community and education. Single day tickets start at $100.
When: July 11, 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
When: Dakoda’s Comedy Lounge, 1574 Harvey Ave.
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll smoke a phatty. Bask in comedy with Andy Packer and homegrown talent. $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
When: July 7, doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.
Where: Cannabis Culture Lounge, 307 West Hastings St.
Seasoned comedy pro and Yuk Yuk’s host Andrew Packer continues the wildly successful Jokes N’ Tokes.
When: July 17, noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Granville Island Hotel, 1253 Johnston St.
Join the Cannabis and Hemp Science Seminar series for a full afternoon of lectures for just $25 where attendees will get down to the cannabis growing, testing, and manufacturing nitty-gritty. Lectures include topics like how to set up and start your own cannabis testing lab, and the GC Terpene Cannabinoid Entourage Effect. Expect a full set of exhibitors as well.