The U.S. Cannabis Cup in Denver is back and is bigger than ever - with THREE DAYS of 700+ vendors, three levels of VIP experiences and travel experiences provided by CID Entertainment, world-class musical entertainment, our heralded Awards show and the biggest 4/20 party on the PLANET!

HIGH TIMES is also proud to present performances by international superstars SOJA, Nas, JBoog on 4/18 at the legendary Red Rocks; and Snoop Dogg, 2 Chainz and A$AP Rocky on 4/20 at Fiddler's Green!

HIGH TIMES will return to the Mile High City for our fifth event at the Denver Mart, open to adults 18+. Denver Mart is located at 451 East 58th Avenue, Denver, CO, 80216.

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Be sure to take part in this year's Cannabis Freedom Trail! Visit participating pot shops, sample the strain they have entered, then vote on Sunday for your fave. The shop with the most votes will be awarded the People's Cup.
Please note that only those 18 and over with ID may attend the event, 21 and over with ID to enter the smoking area. Those 18 and over with a Colorado medical card will also be able to enter the smoking area.

Doors open at Noon on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

What is a Cannabis Cup?

It's a three-day trade show/EXPO incorporating vendor booths in a main building with an extended outdoor component for additional vendor booths.

This year's event will include the Cannabis Freedom Trail. Event attendees are invited to visit and sample products from Denver's participating pot shops. Choose the best and vote for them on Sunday. The shop with the most votes wins the People's Cup.

Inside booths range from glassware and clothing to grow equipment and artwork. Expect three seminars per day either in a sectioned off area off the main floor or in a private theater-like setting. The seminar topics include legalization regulations featuring Denver experts, current political issues, grow seminars with HIGH TIMES editors and a cooking seminar from our own Cannabis Cookbook author.

The outdoor component is typically a fenced off area with privacy screening, not visible to the general public. Visitors are wrist banded for entry. Security is posted to assure these regulations are followed.

No selling or distributing of cannabis is allowed.


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Doors will open at 12 PM Noon Saturday, Sunday & Monday

Who can smoke in Denver?
Everyone 21+ and Colorado residents 18+ with medical recommendations, inside designated recreational areas.

Are out-of-staters allowed to partake?
Yes, 21+

Do I need to be a medical marijuana patient to attend?
No, everyone 21+ is allowed to enter. Colorado medical patients 18+ are allowed to enter.

Do I get any cannabis as part of my ticket price?
Due to Colorado law we cannot give away cannabis.

Can I bring my own cannabis?
Colorado law limits personal recreating amount up to 1 oz.

Can I re-enter the Expo?
All attendees except for the one-day passes will be provided with a wristbands for re-entry.

Can I buy the concert ticket only.
No, all tickets include the Expo.

What is the location of the concert on Monday, 4/20 featuring Snoop Dogg?
Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre6350 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Englewood, CO 80111

What time is the concert on Monday, 4/20 featuring Snoop Dogg?
Doors open at 4:30 PM & show starts at 5:30 PM

What is the location of the concert on Saturday 4/18 featuring SOJA, J-Boog & NAS?
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 West Alameda Parkway, Golden, CO 80401

What time is the concert on Saturday 4/18 featuring SOJA, J-Boog & NAS?
Doors open at 6:30 PM & show starts at 7:30 PM

Can the public judge in Denver?
Yes! You are welcome to take part in the Cannabis Freedom Trail, which includes participating Denver recreational marijuana shops. On Sunday attendees are invited vote for their fave shop; the winner will receive The People's Cup. For a list of participating locations, stay tuned to closer to 4/20.

How can my business compete in the Cannabis Cup?
For information on entering flowers, cannabis concentrates or cannabis infused edibles, please contact us directly at (212) 387-0500 or by email

Are Cannabis Cup passes refundable?
No—But passes are transferable and may be resold to someone else if you are unable to attend.



Interested in buying a booth, sponsoring, or entering the HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup? Contact us here:
Phone: 212-387-0500