Every year, marijuana users across the nation and the globe celebrate their own unique holiday on April 20. No one is absolutely sure of the reason for the celebration â€“â€“ and many theories exist â€“â€“ but that has never dulled the enthusiasm of its participants. This year, smokers and tokers in the â€œchoice cityâ€ have plenty of places to go.
Location: Laurel Street closed down for block party from 2 to 10 p.m. with local bands
Bands start playing at 2 p.m.: Good Gravy, Lucas Cates Band, Jason Downing, Acidophiles
Ranch chugging and ranch wrestling contests from 4 to 5 p.m. Winner of chugging gets $100 and free Cheba Hut for a year
Free Frisbee with each sandwich order
Hereâ€™s a list of giveaways and raffles:
Medicinal Gardens of Colorado: Drawings and answering patient questions all day, having a cookout this Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is open to the public. 420 S. Howes St.
Patient appreciation day, reduced prices and giveaways from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. 1335 W. Elizabeth St. Suite 160
Drawing will be held at the end of the day for anyone who comes in and buys something. 4020 S. College Ave. Suite 11
Free Medical MJ Store
Raffles held at 20 minutes past the hour, every hour. Grand drawing at 4:20 p.m. and will host a barbecue all day. 6410 S. College Ave.
Staff writer Jordyn Dahl can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.