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MICHIGAN—Fall means many things to Michiganders. For local adventurers who enjoy recreational pot, there’s a whole new event industry ready to give you a truly elevated autumn. 

The events below range from having your taste buds buzzed by pot-infused seasonal goodies, to dancing the night away with a little cannabis in the air. For whatever adventure you’re seeking this fall, check out these festivals where Mary Jane is always your favorite plus one.

Social Hangouts

#PotGirlSummer Detroit

  • Saturday, Sept. 15
  • Detroit, MI
(Photo via The Hot Box Productions, LLC on eventbrite)

This event is a one-of-a-kind celebration of all things cannabis and girl power, complete with grooving to the beats of talented musicians, DJs, and performers. It’s basically the perfect soundtrack for a memorable fall night. If dancing isn’t your thing, you’ll love the artist’s showcase and interactive art installations, immersive workshops, and even the wellness zone. Don’t miss the food truck vendors – arguably the best part of any cannabis celebration. More info here.

Puff N’ Paint

  • 7 p.m. Fridays during the fall 
  • 10629 W Seven Mile Rd
(Photo via DFC x ANR on eventbrite)

Nothing sounds better than a fall Friday evening where you can indulge in your favorite cannabis products while unleashing your inner artist. Get ready to paint, puff, and party at this event that combines the joys of cannabis consumption with a guided painting session led by talented instructors. Whether your inner creator screams Bob Ross or Paint-by-Numbers, every artist is famous here. More info here.

Baked Bingo

  • 1 p.m. Each Sunday
  • Circ Bar in Ann Arbor

When summer fades, so do those Sunday mimosa cravings. But Circ Bar in Ann Arbor does us one better: brunch, while baked, with Bingo. For $10, you’ll satisfy your brunch munchies at a buffet feast (yes, all you can eat) and rack up some awesome prizes for those winning Bingo cards. Sounds like a surefire way to unwind. More info here.

Festivals Plans

Summer Fest Music Festival

  • Sept. 1-4
  • Rainbow Farms, Michigan
(Photo via Rainbow Farms on eventbrite)

This last-summer-hoorah is a cannabis-friendly festival that brings together the best of music and cannabis culture to create a genuinely immersive and energetic atmosphere before the weather fully changes and unfolds into a new year. Here, you’ll find a diverse lineup of local and national artists across various genres and a chance to get the best of festival culture: Marvel at captivating art installations, dive into engaging workshops, and chat with interesting booth owners showing off their creations. Plus, peruse the seemingly endless rows of parked food trucks. More info here.

Camp Ashe Infused Farm-to-Table Dinner

  • 5-8 p.m. Sept. 28
  • Traverse City, Michigan
(Photo via Ashe Lounge on Michigan Cannabis Trail)

If you only get dressed out of sweats and into real clothes once this fall, we recommend this farm-to-table dinner where cannabis is infused into locally-grown and made delights. You’ll be treated to a multi-course meal created with fresh ingredients to learn about various types of cannabis and its strains to see how your creative juices can get cooking at home. Front-row seats with the chefs offer the chance to see the art and science come to life in authentic ways and change the way you dine forever. More info here.

Michigan Halloween Harvest Festival

  • Saturday, October 28th
  • Brooklyn, Michigan
(Photo via Michigan Gems n Genetics)

It’s the classic harvest for Halloween. But here, the bud has already been harvested, too. Think costume contest, haunted maze, trick or treating trail, pumpkin carving, and all the best traditions that enchant Michiganders so much every end of October. You’ll collect treats from vendors along the way, with some cool prizes up for grabs. More info here.

Note: Paranoia exhibited from smoking at Harvest is most likely the man lurking behind the hidden corn maze. You’re safe.

Motor City Roots Festival: Haunted Edition

  • 1 p.m. to midnight Oct. 31, 2023
  • Eloise Asylum
(Photo via CrowdFreak on eventbrite)

What makes Michigan’s most notorious haunted piece of history even more twisted? You guessed it. The event boasts top-notch performers like Jeezy, Baby Face Ray, and others to celebrate Halloween in style. This Haunted Edition of the famous festival promises chilling surprises and eerie amusements. More info here.

Our best tip: Ask your local budtender which strain is known for courage, and enjoy!

Danksgiving Masquerade Sneakers Ball

  • Nov. 18, 2023
  • Michigan (exact location to be announced)
(Photo via Chef Green Soul on Instagram)

What is a Danksgiving exactly? It’s a unique fusion of cannabis culture, Thanksgiving vibes, and sneaker enthusiasm, creating an unforgettable experience for those looking to celebrate the season memorably. Of course, there’s also a feast combining traditional Thanksgiving flavors with a cannabis twist (From infused turkey to CBD-infused desserts). Then, embrace the mystique and don a mask as you enter the masquerade ball to dance the night away with friends. Still looking for more? Check out the sneaker showcase, plus live entertainment and interactive demonstrations. More info here.

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