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Seattle Hempfest 2020

How about a couple of days in the thick of a bouncing cannabis convocation?

Dates

August 14–16, 2020 (virtual event)

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Seattle Hempfest is an annual event in Seattle and is considered to be the largest annual gathering on the planet, advocating the legalization of marijuana. It was founded in 1991 as the Washington Hemp Expo and was presented as the first so-called “humble gathering of stoners” attended by only 500 people at the time. It was renamed as Hempfest the following year and has turned into a three-day annual political rally, arts and crafts fair, and concert with attendance of over 100,000 people. Speakers have included Nick Licata, a Seattle city council member, actors, activists, travel writers and so on.

In 1992 organizers planted two sizeable sinsemillas on the amphitheatre in Volunteer Park and after that year the Hempfest’s reputation had begun to develop by leaps and bounds with over 2,000 “hempsters” enjoying the second event. And as Seattle’s grunge scene was starting to the zenith, there were bands to support the event.

Seattle’s “protestival” in general, convokes a world of performing artists, advocates, politicians, activists, and happy attendees to the waterfront of Seattle. Just imagine three days of activism, pro-cannabis outreach, music, mingling, marketing, and more.

Join the festivities at three waterfront parks in downtown Seattle. These are Myrtle Edwards Park, Olympic Sculpture Park & Centennial Park.

Seattle Hempfest is an annual event in Seattle and is considered to be the largest annual gathering on the planet, advocating the legalization of marijuana. It was founded in 1991 as the Washington Hemp Expo and was presented as the first so-called "humble gathering of stoners" attended by only 500

Seattle Hempfest 2019

The “premier flagship event of the global cannabis culture” may sound like a big claim, but as far as anyone can tell, Seattle’s massive Hempfest isn’t stretching the truth when it bills itself as such. Returning for the 28th year and touting itself as a major influence on weed legalization in Washington State, the cannabis convocation will bring three days of talks, pot-loving celebrity guests and congresspeople, and hundreds of vendors to Myrtle Edwards Park, where throngs of Seattle stoners will be greeted by four stages buzzing with live music, panel discussions, lectures, and other entertainment.

Myrtle Edwards Park
This event is in the past.
  • Aug 16–18
Urban Cafe

351 Elliott Ave W, Seattle, Wa 98119
206-282-0568

Buckley’s on Queen Anne

232 First Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119
206-691-0232

Broadfork Cafe

111 Queen Anne Ave N #102, Seattle, WA 98109
206-858-6471

Gourmondo Cafe

201 Elliott Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119

Ten Sushi

500 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109
206-453-3881

Streamline Tavern

174 Roy St, Seattle, WA 98119
206-283-0519

Taylor Shellfish Farms Oyster Bar

124 Republican St, Seattle, WA 98109
206-501-4442

Boat Street Kitchen

3131 Western Ave, Ste 301, Seattle, WA 98101
206-632-4602

The "premier flagship event of the global cannabis culture" may sound like a big claim, but as far as anyone can tell, Seattle's massive Hempfest isn't stretching the truth when it bills itself as such. Returning for the 28th year and touting itself as a major influence on weed legalization in Washington State, the cannabis convocation will bring three days of talks, pot-loving celebrity guests and congresspeople, and hundreds of vendors to Myrtle Edwards Park, where throngs of Seattle stoners will be greeted by four stages buzzing with live music, panel discussions, lectures, and other entertainment.Seattle Hempfest 2019,Myrtle Edwards Park, Seattle, WA, Aug 16–18