Article by Dilshad Burman, CityNews
Here is a list of some of the pot parties, cannabis conferences and weed meets across the city. All events are 19+.
October 17 – Legalization day
What: Leafly Canada is launching Leafly Learning Hub — a one-day pop-up aimed at educating people about legalization and other cannabis related topics including responsible consumption, regulations and cannabis products.
Where: 753 Queen St. W.
When: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
What: The Friendly Stranger Cannabis Culture shop is hosting a “wake ‘n’ bake” breakfast event followed by an “end of prohibition” party to celebrate the legalization of cannabis. The event will include food trucks, live bands and a smoking and vaping lounge.
Where: Friendly Stranger, 241 Queen St. W.
When: The breakfast event begins at 8 a.m. leading into the party from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.
What: Event promoter Shaun Bee is hosting a free event at Trinity Bellwoods Park, with cannabis smokers gathering to celebrate legalization.
Where: Trinity Bellwoods Park, 790 Queen St. W.
When: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
What: The Cannabis Society is hosting a “dress to impress” legalization party, supported by Love Child Social House. The event will include sponsored cannabis lounges and educational opportunities.
Where: Love Child Social House, 69 Bathurst St.
When: Doors open at 6 p.m.
What: Toronto reggae collective House of David Gang is hosting a musical tribute night to beloved musician Peter Tosh, co-founder of legendary reggae group The Wailers, credited with coining the phrase “legalize it.”
Where: Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W.
When: 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
What: The Graceful Network is hosting a cannabis networking event in partnership with Brasaii restaurant. The event will provide attendees with a curated networking experience and opportunities to hear from speakers and connect with investors and business owners in the cannabis industry. The after party is in partnership with La Noche and will including Latin dance lessons. Ticket holders will get access to both events.
Where: Brasaii, 461 King St. W.
When: The main event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The after party runs from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
What: The Toronto Cannabis Comedy festival is hosting a legalization party, inviting attendees out for a “night of laughter, food and dancing” featuring “some of Canada’s best stoner comics”
Where: Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor St. W.
When: 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.