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Monday April 10, 2017

By Michael Walters

420 Culture

Another year, another 4/20 celebration! This time around, there’s even more reason to party with a whopping 28 states with legalized medical cannabis (plus Washington D.C.) and eight states with legalized recreational cannabis.

Want to join in on the fun? Thankfully there are many events happening in larger cities, like Denver, where you’ll find industry parties, concert series, specialty tours and much more.  Click here to see a full lineup of 420 events and activities in the Mile High, then check out our top three 420 Guides below that are perfect for music lovers, adventure-seekers and culture aficionados alike. And if that isn't enough to convince you, here are the top three reasons to visit the Mile High this holidaze.

1. Getting high with like-minded individuals.

This infamous cannabis holiday is an incredible time to network and party with people who also value the plant and the newly legalized markets around the US. Take time to check out a variety of meet-ups and events to ensure you meet as many new people as possible – both in and out of the industry.  Whether you’re dipping your toes back into cannabis, coming from out of town looking for the best deals, or simply want to find a legal place to consume with friends, find solace that you’re not the only one. The cannabis community is engaging, intelligent and truly going places. Grab onto its coattails and get ready for a really awesome ride.

2. Cashing in on 4/20 dispensary deals

There’s no better time than April to take advantage of a plethora of dispensary deals, especially in Colorado. From coupons for concentrates, flower, edibles, drinks, swag and more, you’re guaranteed to find a deal on your favorite products. Check out our newest deal system featuring the best dispensaries around the state including Native Roots, The Green Solution, Silver Stem and Lightshade. Our dispensary deals are mobile friendly, so simply pull one up when you get to a shop and show it to a budtender to cash in on the savings!

Use PotGuide deals to save some green this 420.

3. Dance the night away with a killer show

Whether you love hip-hop, electronic or blue grass, the Mile High has got you covered from April 19th – 23rd.  Choose from shows like Method Man and Red Man, Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa, Flosstradamus, Rusko, Gucci Mane, DeadPhish Orchrestra and many more. Even better? These shows take place at some of the most iconic venues in the country including Red Rocks Amphitheater, The Fillmore and Vinyl Nightclub. If you’re in town, hit up a show (or two) and add an unforgettable experience to the list.

Red Rocks Amphitheater Red Rocks is the perfect 420 venue. photo credit


Michael Walters Michael Walters

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a degree in Writing and Rhetoric, Michael started his journey in the cannabis industry managing content, communications, and technical writing for one of Colorado's largest dispensary chains. In 2016, Michael pivoted to the ancillary sector to become PotGuide's Content Manager and was responsible for overseeing all of PotGuide’s editorial endeavors and content marketing strategies. Now, Michael is PotGuide's Director of Content & Marketing, focusing his efforts toward new educational content and exciting media endeavors.

With a life-long passion for cannabis knowledge and education, Michael devoted himself to becoming a subject matter expert on marijuana at an early age. Now, Michael has worked in the marijuana industry for over four years helping break down negative stigma and promoting safe cannabis practices. An avid consumer himself, Michael has worked tirelessly to improve content marketing strategies for cannabis businesses and is devoted to creating meaningful content that is useful to a wide variety of marijuana consumers. Follow Michael on LinkedIn and Instagram for updates and insights.

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