Civic Center Park
This year’s event in Denver’s Civic Center Park is the first since recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado. What used to be a rally in Denver has turned into a pot festival with plenty of police looking on.
Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
People gathered at Denver’s Civic Center Park for day one of this year’s two-day 4/20 celebration on Saturday.
Keeping Civic Center Park safe this weekend is a high priority for law enforcement after the celebration was cut short when shots rang out last year.
This year April 20 falls on Easter and events in the Denver metro area and mountain communities range from sunrise services to a redesigned marijuana rally.
Denver is promising some big changes at this year’s 4/20 rally. Last year the marijuana celebration attracted thousands at a massive smoke out in Civic Center Park.
Denver’s 4/20 rally may run into some problems this year, but the city hasn’t made any official decision to shut it down.
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Take a break from all of the shopping and holiday parties. Find some time to enjoy the holiday season as a family at any of these fun holiday celebrations in the Denver area.
After a string of pot giveaways and public smoking following the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is trying to crack down on where people can light up.