Interior image of a weed lounge.
Interior image of Dr. Greenthumb's new weed lounge in Cathedral City, Ca, December 2021. Image courtesy of Dr. Greenthumb's/Kenji Fujishima.

It’s a busy time for weedland in California. Get all the info you need for upcoming events in the state.

Opening of Backpack Boyz San Diego

When: December 4th, 12pm-6pm
Where: 8260 Parkway Dr. La Mesa, CA 91942
What: The grand opening of the third dispensary by the hottest new weed brand in town, the Backpack Boyz. Includes a VIP Lounge, Special Guest appearances, and strain drops all day, including a new strain called Uncle Snoop.

Hall of Flowers

When: December 8 & 9, 2021 11:00am-7:00pm
Where: Palm Springs (Secret Location)
What: Hall of Flowers is a weed industry-only event where folks network and show off new products and brands.
More info: https://www.hallofflowers.com

Dr. Greenthumb’s Lounge Opening

When: December 8th-9th, 2021, 4pm-8pm
Where: 68333 Perez Road, Cathedral City, CA 92234
What: Dr. Greenthumb’s in association with High Hopes Life announced the grand opening of its first consumption lounge in Cathedral City. According to DTG, “The star studded event will feature several exclusive drops from high profile musicians including Too Short, Xzibit, The Deftones, Clown from Slipknot, Shavo from System of a Down and Mike’s Dead. The beautifully decorated consumption lounge will allow customers and fans to enjoy a myriad of products including freshly rolled joints courtesy of Loaded & Cali X and a luxury dab bar featuring the latest products from Buddies, Paradox, & Left Coast Extracts. Dr. Greenthumb himself will be hosting a live audience for his B Real TV Experience where fans will get to watch B Real discuss all the new products from Deftones Cannabis, Too Short Brand, 22 Red, Napalm Brand, Clown Cannabis, Heavy Grass, Elate and Insane to name a few.”

Rolling Loud

When: December 10-12, 2021
Where: NOS Event Center, 689 S E St, San Bernardino, CA 92408
What: An insane three-day music festival featuring all of the great rappers and hip-hop artists of the moment. Check out Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, 2 Chainz, Pooh Shiesty, Kodak Black, Gunna, Tyga, Swae Lee, Young Dolph, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Lil Durk, Moneybagg Yo, Young Thug, and many many more. Around and outside the event, weed peeps will be in the area meeting up.
More info: https://www.rollingloud.com

Promotional image for the music event “Rolling Loud,” December 2021.

Emerald Cup/Harvest Ball

When: December 11-12, 2021
Where: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA
What: The Emerald Cup is an awards event to select the best of submissions from top weed growers and hash producers. The Harvest Ball is a two-day event that features talks and discussions as well as lots of music. There’s also the Emerald Cup Marketplace, where you can find art, award winners, and all sorts of things.
More info: https://theemeraldcup.com